The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 27 47
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.41% 4.81% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 6.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 4
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£210 £288 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £120 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £371 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 398 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.82% 70.94% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 255 242
Average daily rate £389 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wales region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wales region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -24 15 £210 -26.95% 4
West Wales - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
1 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (12.12%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) V-Model
5 3 (9.09%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
5 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) UML
5 3 (9.09%) RAD
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) JDA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
2 6 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.03%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
1 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (15.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
2 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) V-Model
3 4 (12.12%) System Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
4 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.09%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) RAD
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) User Stories
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) Scala
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) IIBA
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) JDA
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) HP
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