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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 73 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 1.56% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.80% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 29
Median daily rate £375 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £464 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +97.03%
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
963 1386 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.70% 86.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 924 655
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.50 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 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 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.88%) SAP
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle
6 6 (18.75%) QA
7 5 (15.63%) Test Management
7 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (15.63%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) DAO
7 5 (15.63%) JIRA
7 5 (15.63%) VB
7 5 (15.63%) ADO
7 5 (15.63%) VBA
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) MS Access
7 5 (15.63%) ActiveX
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.63%) Database Theory
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) ISEB
8 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) DTS
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Appium
3 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) ERP Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) HR Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Logistics Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
1 5 (15.63%) ActiveX
1 5 (15.63%) ADO
1 5 (15.63%) DAO
2 2 (6.25%) Ajax
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Mustache
3 1 (3.13%) Ninject
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.13%) SignalR
3 1 (3.13%) Underscore.js
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.25%) Derivative
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Solaris
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (15.63%) Database Theory
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (15.63%) Test Management
3 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
4 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.50%) System Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) VBA
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCA
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Telerik