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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 23 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.88% 1.56% 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.13% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £213 £345 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% +45.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +97.03%
User Acceptance Testing
Leicestershire

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
105 94 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 81.40% 73.44% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 59
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +95.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 December 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 Leicester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (23.53%) CRM
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Northgate
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) V-Model
6 2 (11.76%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio

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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Digital Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Developer
4 3 (17.65%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior UAT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Lead
5 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Lead
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) High Availability
5 2 (11.76%) Line Management
5 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) TickIT
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Northgate
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Wyse