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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 42 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 2.77% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 3.32% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 10
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£300 £312 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £501 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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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
1335 933 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.03% 83.23% 78.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 664 360
Average daily rate £360 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.31 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £64.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 22 (25.58%) SQL
2 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
4 17 (19.77%) Oracle
5 16 (18.60%) Manual Testing
6 15 (17.44%) .NET
7 14 (16.28%) C#
7 14 (16.28%) QA
8 11 (12.79%) System Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Application Packaging
9 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 10 (11.63%) TDD
9 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
9 10 (11.63%) ISEB
10 9 (10.47%) Windows
10 9 (10.47%) Selenium
11 8 (9.30%) Test Management
11 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Finance
11 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
11 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
12 7 (8.14%) BDD
12 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
12 7 (8.14%) VB
12 7 (8.14%) OO
12 7 (8.14%) MVC
12 7 (8.14%) Project Management
12 7 (8.14%) VB6

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) FTP
1 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.47%) Selenium
3 6 (6.98%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.65%) NUnit
6 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.16%) XMLSpy
7 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Analyst
2 21 (24.42%) Test Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Tester
4 8 (9.30%) Coordinator
4 8 (9.30%) Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.14%) Applications Packager
6 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) UAT Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Agile Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Service Management Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) Application Packaging
3 7 (8.14%) WinForms
4 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.16%) XML
5 1 (1.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) NHS
2 2 (2.33%) IVR
3 1 (1.16%) CMDB
3 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) Manual Testing
3 11 (12.79%) System Testing
3 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
4 10 (11.63%) TDD
4 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
5 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
5 8 (9.30%) Test Management
5 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
6 7 (8.14%) BDD
6 7 (8.14%) OO
6 7 (8.14%) Project Management
6 7 (8.14%) MVC
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum
7 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 6 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (6.98%) SDLC
8 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.58%) SQL
2 14 (16.28%) C#
3 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.14%) VB
4 7 (8.14%) VB6
5 3 (3.49%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 7 (8.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) OpenView
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.49%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) BMC
5 1 (1.16%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
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