The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 21 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 0.85% 3.25% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 4.42% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £115 £405 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.60% -7.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86 113 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 72.88% 73.38% 66.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 48 62
Median daily rate £335 £330 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicester 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 Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicester region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicester region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Wyse
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) TickIT
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior UAT Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (22.22%) UAT Lead
4 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Lead
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
1 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Dell
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Wyse