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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.85% 0.70% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 0.87% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Median daily rate £300 £345 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £312 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

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
431 690 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.69% 80.33% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 479 426
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +24 15 £300 -6.25% 1
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) MySQL
4 11 (36.67%) PHP
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Windows
4 11 (36.67%) Apache
4 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) Moodle
5 10 (33.33%) e-Learning
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) ITIL
6 8 (26.67%) Selenium
7 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (23.33%) Change Control
7 7 (23.33%) Project Management
8 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) System Testing
9 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 5 (16.67%) ISEB
9 5 (16.67%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) Apache
1 11 (36.67%) Moodle
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) FileNet
2 3 (10.00%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (13.33%) JMeter
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Ant
3 3 (10.00%) Hudson
3 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (13.33%) PHP Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Product Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Product Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) EJB
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) J2SE
3 3 (10.00%) JSF
3 3 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) NHS
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) AS400
6 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 7 (23.33%) Change Control
4 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) SDLC
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) System Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Document Management
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
9 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PHP
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCAD
4 1 (3.33%) MCSD
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Adobe
2 3 (10.00%) ILOG
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
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