The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 35 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.14% 2.55% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.74% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
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£288 £300 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -51.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.09% -39.43%
User Acceptance Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
359 190 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.26% 53.82% 72.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 100 134
Average daily rate £350 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.69 £10.00 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 14 £288 +43.75%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
1 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
2 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) CRM
4 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (24.14%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Process Management
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) MS Office
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Logistics
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.34%) FMCG
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Change Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Business Change Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
5 3 (10.34%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 3 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.90%) Life Science
3 2 (6.90%) Smartcard
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
2 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) CRM
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Process Management
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Logistics
7 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
1 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft