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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 41 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.97% 2.71% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 3.44% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 13
Average daily rate
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£345 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £236 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £352 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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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
803 727 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.73% 78.76% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 396 509
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £42.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.90% +184.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £29.25 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 18 (23.08%) ISEB
1 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (21.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 14 (17.95%) Test Scripting
5 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (15.38%) Selenium
5 12 (15.38%) Retail
5 12 (15.38%) Finance
5 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
8 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
9 8 (10.26%) Degree
9 8 (10.26%) JIRA
9 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.26%) BDD
9 8 (10.26%) Oracle
9 8 (10.26%) Windows
9 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (8.97%) Scrum
11 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 6 (7.69%) Project Management
11 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
12 5 (6.41%) Systems Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Selenium
2 8 (10.26%) JIRA
3 5 (6.41%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.13%) JMeter
4 4 (5.13%) RSpec
5 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.56%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.56%) Behat
7 1 (1.28%) JBehave
General
1 12 (15.38%) Retail
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) Test Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Business Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
5 6 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Tester
5 6 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (6.41%) UAT Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (5.13%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) CSS
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 14 (17.95%) Test Scripting
4 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
8 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.26%) BDD
9 7 (8.97%) Scrum
10 6 (7.69%) Project Management
10 6 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
11 5 (6.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Java
2 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) ISEB
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint