The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.70% 2.62% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.30% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £306 £345 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £321 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £369 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
User Acceptance Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 182 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.16% 79.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 93 66
Average daily rate £400 £401 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -90.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (50.00%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
6 10 (41.67%) System Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (16.67%) SOA
9 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
9 4 (16.67%) QA
9 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (12.50%) Waterfall

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (4.17%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
4 1 (4.17%) SAS EBI
4 1 (4.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Analyst
2 18 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Data Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Web Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Tester
6 3 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.33%) UAT Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Developer
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) SAS BI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SAS Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
2 11 (45.83%) Integration Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (41.67%) System Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Blue Prism