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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.32% 3.52% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.26% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 12
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£297 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.34% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
1371 868 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.85% 82.59% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 594 382
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 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 30 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 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.59%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) Oracle
3 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
4 16 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 14 (15.91%) QA
5 14 (15.91%) .NET
6 13 (14.77%) C#
7 12 (13.64%) Application Discovery
8 11 (12.50%) Finance
8 11 (12.50%) Test Management
9 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
9 10 (11.36%) System Testing
9 10 (11.36%) Application Packaging
9 10 (11.36%) TDD
9 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
9 10 (11.36%) ISEB
9 10 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (11.36%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
10 9 (10.23%) Windows
10 9 (10.23%) Selenium
10 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
11 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 8 (9.09%) ISTQB
11 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.09%) PL/SQL
12 7 (7.95%) Project Management
12 7 (7.95%) MVC
12 7 (7.95%) WinForms

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.68%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) FTP
1 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) Selenium
3 6 (6.82%) JIRA
3 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.55%) NUnit
5 4 (4.55%) Zephyr
6 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Analyst
2 20 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Developer
3 8 (9.09%) Tester
3 8 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 7 (7.95%) Coordinator
4 7 (7.95%) Applications Packager
5 6 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.68%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.27%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Service Management Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) Application Packaging
3 7 (7.95%) WinForms
4 5 (5.68%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) XML
5 1 (1.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) NHS
2 2 (2.27%) IVR
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 12 (13.64%) Application Discovery
4 11 (12.50%) Test Management
5 10 (11.36%) Test Strategy
5 10 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (11.36%) System Testing
5 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
5 10 (11.36%) TDD
6 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
6 9 (10.23%) Automation Testing
7 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 7 (7.95%) OO
8 7 (7.95%) Project Management
8 7 (7.95%) MVC
8 7 (7.95%) BDD
9 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.82%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.82%) SDLC
9 6 (6.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.59%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) C#
3 8 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.95%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.95%) VB
4 7 (7.95%) VB6
5 3 (3.41%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) ISEB
2 8 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) OpenView
2 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.41%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) ION Trading
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