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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.86% 5.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 6.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £295 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

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
64 72 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 90.14% 78.26% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 117
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

User Acceptance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) QA
2 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
2 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Groovy
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (15.38%) ATM
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) ATM
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 3 (23.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Defect Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA