Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 23 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.41% 6.08% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 7.35% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 5
Chester median daily rate £225 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +31.94% +65.52%
10th Percentile £173 £313 £261
90th Percentile £278 £488 £465
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -5.56% +15.38% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 173 245 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 81.22% 82.77% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 220 182
Chester median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £260 £237 £304
90th Percentile £502 £526 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 21
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 - £22.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -4.19%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
1 1 (33.33%) SugarCRM
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Telematics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Internet

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (33.33%) SugarCRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) UAT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL