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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.30% 4.40% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 6.15% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £431 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -35.79%
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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 Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 130 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.52% 71.43% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 62 97
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.72 £175.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.44% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £87.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £175.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
6 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) People Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) UAT Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards