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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.05% 3.25% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.91% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate £455 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +23.45%
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
71 128 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.74% 83.12% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 114
Average daily rate £403 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HCM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP HR Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP