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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 2.44% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.86% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 29
Median daily rate £386 £299 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.39% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £409 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.04%
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
1280 1362 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.61% 85.13% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1001 611
Median daily rate £425 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Integration Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle
6 11 (21.57%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
7 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.61%) SQL
7 10 (19.61%) QA
8 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 9 (17.65%) ISEB
8 9 (17.65%) Use Case
9 8 (15.69%) Test Management
9 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 8 (15.69%) MS Office
9 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (15.69%) ERP
9 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
9 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) Selenium
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
10 7 (13.73%) Middleware
10 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.76%) Analytics

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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
1 2 (3.92%) LiveCycle
1 2 (3.92%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.76%) MS Project
3 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.96%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) Appium
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (50.98%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Telecoms Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Web Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
3 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
3 2 (3.92%) Mustache
3 2 (3.92%) Ninject
3 2 (3.92%) NLog
3 2 (3.92%) SignalR
3 2 (3.92%) Underscore.js
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) IVR
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.92%) Solaris
1 2 (3.92%) Unix
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.49%) Integration Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 11 (21.57%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Test Scripting
6 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 9 (17.65%) Use Case
7 8 (15.69%) Business Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (15.69%) ERP
7 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Test Management
8 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (11.76%) Change Management
9 6 (11.76%) CRM
9 6 (11.76%) Information Architecture
9 6 (11.76%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.96%) MCAD
6 1 (1.96%) MCSD
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat