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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 85 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.74% 3.01% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.50% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 31
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
1318 1314 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.99% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 977 702
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
5 12 (24.49%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.41%) Use Case
7 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.37%) ERP
8 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 9 (18.37%) QA
8 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (16.33%) MS Office
9 8 (16.33%) ISEB
9 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.29%) Middleware
10 7 (14.29%) Project Management
10 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (14.29%) Test Management
10 7 (14.29%) Selenium
10 7 (14.29%) Analytics
11 6 (12.24%) Defect Management
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing

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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.33%) MS Office
3 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.24%) MS Project
3 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) JIRA
3 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.04%) Appium
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.04%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Analyst
2 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Manager
4 8 (16.33%) Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Telecoms Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Telecoms Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.08%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) Mustache
3 2 (4.08%) Ninject
3 2 (4.08%) NLog
3 2 (4.08%) SignalR
3 2 (4.08%) Underscore.js
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) IVR
3 3 (6.12%) Credit Risk
3 3 (6.12%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) iSeries
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Solaris
1 2 (4.08%) Unix
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (24.49%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Test Planning
4 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
5 10 (20.41%) Use Case
6 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (18.37%) ERP
6 9 (18.37%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 8 (16.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.29%) Analytics
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
8 7 (14.29%) Test Management
9 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.24%) Change Management
9 6 (12.24%) CRM
9 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.24%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCAD
6 1 (2.04%) MCSD
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.04%) SAP