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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 84 66 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.58% 2.54% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.00% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 32
Median daily rate £375 £297 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.26% -13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £424 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
1264 1398 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.87% 84.62% 81.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1015 547
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £9.45 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) QA
4 11 (22.92%) ISEB
4 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.75%) System Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 8 (16.67%) Test Management
8 7 (14.58%) Selenium
8 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
8 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle
9 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.50%) CRM
9 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
9 6 (12.50%) Waterfall

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 (4.17%) Confluence
1 2 (4.17%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) DTS
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Selenium
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Appium
5 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Analyst
2 16 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Telecoms Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Web Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business Finance Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Logistics Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) Backbone.js
3 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) Mustache
3 2 (4.17%) Ninject
3 2 (4.17%) NLog
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) SignalR
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
3 2 (4.17%) Underscore.js
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) IVR
3 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Solaris
1 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 9 (18.75%) System Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 8 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Test Management
5 8 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 7 (14.58%) Software Delivery
6 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) CRM
7 6 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.50%) SDLC
7 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.42%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCA
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) MCAD
6 1 (2.08%) MCSD
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Telerik