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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.13% 5.36% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 6.57% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.13% 81.55% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 90
Average daily rate £356 £413 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £299 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.75 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 (40.00%) SAS
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) COREP
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) IDMS
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) XPages
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) LotusScript
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) IDMS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Domino Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COREP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus