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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.58% 3.79% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.69% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +17.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.19%) ISEB
4 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.49%) Integration Testing
7 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
8 9 (13.04%) SQL
8 9 (13.04%) Degree
9 8 (11.59%) Logistics
9 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
10 7 (10.14%) Test Management
11 6 (8.70%) QA
11 6 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
11 6 (8.70%) Java
11 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
12 5 (7.25%) Perl
12 5 (7.25%) PHP
12 5 (7.25%) MS Office
12 5 (7.25%) Python
12 5 (7.25%) Ruby
12 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
12 5 (7.25%) Puppet

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.45%) DB2
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Back Office
3 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (55.07%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Business Analyst
3 19 (27.54%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
5 5 (7.25%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.25%) UAT Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) UAT Test Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.80%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) UAT Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Telecoms Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Business Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.45%) Ajax
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Replication
2 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
5 10 (14.49%) Integration Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 8 (11.59%) Logistics
6 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Test Management
8 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.25%) System Testing
9 5 (7.25%) DevOps
10 4 (5.80%) Business Transformation
10 4 (5.80%) Logistic Engineering
10 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.80%) BPMN
10 4 (5.80%) ITSM
10 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) PHP
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) ISEB
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 7 (10.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (1.45%) SAP
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) IBM
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.45%) BMC
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