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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 44 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.24% 3.12% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.86% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 13
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£315 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £501 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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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
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
4 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.70%) QA
5 10 (13.70%) Oracle
6 9 (12.33%) C#
6 9 (12.33%) Test Management
7 8 (10.96%) Application Packaging
7 8 (10.96%) Finance
7 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
7 8 (10.96%) .NET
7 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
7 8 (10.96%) ISEB
8 7 (9.59%) Project Management
8 7 (9.59%) ITSM
8 7 (9.59%) MVC
8 7 (9.59%) Service Management
8 7 (9.59%) OO
8 7 (9.59%) VB
8 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
8 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (9.59%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) WinForms
8 7 (9.59%) VB6
9 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
9 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (8.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (8.22%) ITIL
9 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Maximo
2 1 (1.37%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.37%) DB2
2 1 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
3 2 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.96%) Coordinator
4 7 (9.59%) Applications Packager
5 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Tester
7 4 (5.48%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.48%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Service Management Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.37%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) Application Packaging
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) WinForms
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) XSD
3 1 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Replication
1 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.37%) NHS
2 1 (1.37%) W3C
2 1 (1.37%) IVR
2 1 (1.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
1 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.44%) Integration Testing
3 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.33%) Test Management
5 7 (9.59%) Project Management
5 7 (9.59%) ITSM
5 7 (9.59%) MVC
5 7 (9.59%) Service Management
5 7 (9.59%) OO
5 7 (9.59%) TDD
6 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (8.22%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (6.85%) Business Transformation
7 5 (6.85%) System Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow
8 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) C#
3 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.59%) VB
4 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.59%) VB6
5 5 (6.85%) PHP
5 5 (6.85%) Java
6 4 (5.48%) Perl
7 3 (4.11%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) R
8 1 (1.37%) VBScript
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) ISEB
2 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) OpenView
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) HP
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) BMC
4 1 (1.37%) ION Trading
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