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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.81% 2.48% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 3.20% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
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£424 £363 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.89% +101.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £168 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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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
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 1 - - 2
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) ISEB
2 17 (77.27%) SC Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) User Stories
3 16 (72.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 16 (72.73%) Axure RP
3 16 (72.73%) System Testing
3 16 (72.73%) Business Analysis
3 16 (72.73%) Use Case
4 15 (68.18%) User Experience
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Confluence
7 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) SQL
9 2 (9.09%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) QA
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) V-Model
9 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.55%) BDD

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (22.73%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 16 (72.73%) Axure RP
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) User Stories
3 16 (72.73%) System Testing
3 16 (72.73%) Business Analysis
3 16 (72.73%) Use Case
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) ISEB
1 17 (77.27%) SC Cleared
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP
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