The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 2.55% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.94% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 29
Average daily rate £500 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leeds region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle
5 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.75%) QA
6 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 8 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.50%) Use Case
8 6 (12.50%) JIRA
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) SDLC
9 5 (10.42%) Application Discovery
9 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (10.42%) Citrix
9 5 (10.42%) SQL
9 5 (10.42%) ERP
9 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.42%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Moodle
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Environment Manager
6 3 (6.25%) UAT Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Middleware
1 3 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.17%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) iSeries
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.17%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
5 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (12.50%) Use Case
7 5 (10.42%) Application Discovery
7 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Workflow
8 4 (8.33%) Analytics
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Peoplefluent
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
Leeds
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago