The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Wales
Rank 29 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 34 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.10% 1.04% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 1.18% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £348 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 591 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.41% 88.21% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 429 299
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +30 17 £190 -49.33% 2
West Wales - 13 £470 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 21 (50.00%) ISEB
1 21 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
3 14 (33.33%) SAP
3 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 13 (30.95%) SQL
5 12 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) QA
9 7 (16.67%) Migration
9 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
11 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
11 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
11 5 (11.90%) Degree
11 5 (11.90%) Banking
11 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (9.52%) JMeter
12 4 (9.52%) Java
12 4 (9.52%) NHS
12 4 (9.52%) RUP
12 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
12 4 (9.52%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.76%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) JMeter
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
2 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 3 (7.14%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) The Grinder
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) WinRunner
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) TestRail
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Tester
3 10 (23.81%) UAT Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Manual Tester
6 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.52%) UAT Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) ERP Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Tester
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Architect
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Architect
10 1 (2.38%) UAT Lead
10 1 (2.38%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) J2EE
1 3 (7.14%) SOAP
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 12 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) RUP
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 4 (9.52%) Test Management
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) Groovy
3 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) ISEB
1 21 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCAB
5 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) SAP
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Siebel
4 2 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Sage
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.38%) Workday
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