The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.95% 0.63% 11.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 0.79% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 15
Average daily rate £350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £315 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 83.17% 79.38% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 115 91
Average daily rate £375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HCM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) HR Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP