The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 38 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 2.99% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 3.94% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £233 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
187 203 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 79.91% 75.75% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 108
Median daily rate £335 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.10 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 1 £115 -71.25%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Wyse
4 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior UAT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (15.38%) UAT Lead
5 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Lead
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
1 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Application Discovery
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Logistics
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Dell
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Wyse
2 1 (7.69%) SAP