The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.88% 6.15% 6.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 8.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £315 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -22.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 127 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.10% 70.95% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 89 148
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (89.47%) Banking
2 14 (73.68%) Retail
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) Retail Banking
4 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) ISEB
7 5 (26.32%) Change Management
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (21.05%) Legal
8 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (15.79%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
10 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
10 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (10.53%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
11 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (5.26%) Data Management
11 1 (5.26%) MS Project
11 1 (5.26%) SAS

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (89.47%) Banking
2 14 (73.68%) Retail
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 10 (52.63%) Retail Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Basel III
1 1 (5.26%) COREP
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) BMC
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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