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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 1.73% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.18% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £418 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £390 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £30.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-18.56% +122.22%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
684 551 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.44% 79.51% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 425 379
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £459 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 6 £423 +20.71%
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) JMeter
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (25.00%) The Grinder
5 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Groovy
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (25.00%) V-Model
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (25.00%) WinRunner
5 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JMeter
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (25.00%) The Grinder
2 3 (25.00%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) RUP
3 3 (25.00%) V-Model
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Siebel
2 2 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Workday