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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 62 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 2.90% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 4.03% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
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£260 £288 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £125 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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
572 397 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.19% 71.92% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 265 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 13 £260 -9.56% 6
West Wales - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) QA
2 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.18%) System Testing
3 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (12.12%) V-Model
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
5 4 (12.12%) User Experience
5 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) ISEB
5 4 (12.12%) MS Office
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) JDA
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (6.06%) IIBA
7 2 (6.06%) Scala
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Product Owner
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
2 6 (18.18%) System Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) V-Model
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 3 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) BDD
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Scala
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) IIBA
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) JDA
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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