Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operational Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 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.

Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +26
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 0.52% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median daily rate - - -
Cheshire median daily rate £325 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Operational 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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 158 132 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 82.29% 80.49% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 85 58
Knutsford median daily rate £395 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £319
90th Percentile £450 £495 £502
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £14.25 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +58.33% -42.93%
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.90%

Operational Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

Job postings citing Operational Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Knutsford

Operational Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Knutsford region with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Finacle
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Operational Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Finacle
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification