The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.49% 4.83% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 6.56% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 57
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £376 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1371 975 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.04% 73.58% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 506 709
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £12.17 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 45 £375 +15.38% 7
Halifax -5 7 £330 +0.68% 3
Bradford -4 3 £300 -14.89%
Elland - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 47 (33.10%) Retail
2 34 (23.94%) Finance
3 33 (23.24%) Banking
4 29 (20.42%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (18.31%) Oracle
6 24 (16.90%) Test Scripting
7 22 (15.49%) ISEB
8 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (14.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (14.79%) Retail Banking
9 17 (11.97%) Data Modelling
10 16 (11.27%) SAP
10 16 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (9.86%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.15%) JIRA
13 12 (8.45%) Performance Testing
13 12 (8.45%) SQL
14 11 (7.75%) CRM
14 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
15 10 (7.04%) Test Management
15 10 (7.04%) System Testing
15 10 (7.04%) Software Testing
15 10 (7.04%) Automated Testing
15 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce
15 10 (7.04%) MS Office
15 10 (7.04%) Change Management
15 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (6.34%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 5 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Office
2 9 (6.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle SCM
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.11%) SAP WM
2 3 (2.11%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.41%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.41%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.70%) Maximo
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (11.27%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.41%) QlikView
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) JIRA
2 6 (4.23%) Selenium
3 5 (3.52%) Toad
4 4 (2.82%) RSpec
4 4 (2.82%) JMeter
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.41%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.70%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.70%) JBehave
7 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (33.10%) Retail
2 34 (23.94%) Finance
3 33 (23.24%) Banking
4 21 (14.79%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.11%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.11%) Legal
6 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (42.25%) Analyst
2 40 (28.17%) Test Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) Business Analyst
4 19 (13.38%) Developer
5 16 (11.27%) Test Leader
6 12 (8.45%) Test Manager
7 11 (7.75%) Tester
8 9 (6.34%) OBIEE Developer
9 6 (4.23%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (3.52%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Business Test Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) UAT Tester
11 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Consultant
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 3 (2.11%) Siebel Architect
12 3 (2.11%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) HTML
1 7 (4.93%) CSS
2 6 (4.23%) Web Services
3 5 (3.52%) XML
4 3 (2.11%) EDI
5 1 (0.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
5 1 (0.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.41%) FMCG
2 2 (1.41%) IVR
3 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.70%) NHS
3 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 3 (2.11%) Solaris
2 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
3 2 (1.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.90%) Test Scripting
2 21 (14.79%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (11.97%) Data Modelling
4 14 (9.86%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.45%) Performance Testing
6 11 (7.75%) CRM
6 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
7 10 (7.04%) Test Management
7 10 (7.04%) System Testing
7 10 (7.04%) Software Testing
7 10 (7.04%) Automated Testing
7 10 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.04%) Change Management
7 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.34%) Test Strategy
9 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.63%) Project Management
10 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.45%) SQL
2 8 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.41%) sed
6 2 (1.41%) Korn
6 2 (1.41%) AWK
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (15.49%) ISEB
2 9 (6.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.11%) MCTS
4 3 (2.11%) MCITP
5 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.93%) WCAG
2 6 (4.23%) QA
3 5 (3.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 29 (20.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Oracle
2 16 (11.27%) SAP
3 7 (4.93%) Siebel
3 7 (4.93%) Google
4 6 (4.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.11%) HP
5 3 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (1.41%) CA
6 2 (1.41%) Kronos
7 1 (0.70%) Avaya
7 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.70%) Temenos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Source Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago