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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.72% 3.45% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 4.80% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £105.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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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
505 354 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.19% 71.81% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 197 198
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 2015. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -25 3 £375 -3.22% 1
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) V-Model
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 3 (17.65%) AS400
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) AS400
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) V-Model
4 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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