The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
UAT Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1403 1075 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.67% 94.05% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 769 574
Average daily rate £386 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.42 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester across the Leeds region.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

UAT Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA