The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 57 40
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.21% 2.65% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.37% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 41
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£314 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £501 £375
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 £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1651 1394 946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.02% 78.67% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 976 518
Average daily rate £370 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.13 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £110.00 £38.00
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 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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
Leeds -2 45 £314 -16.33% 4
Bradford -12 7 £231 -15.90%
Halifax -5 5 £350 +6.06% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £269 -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
4 17 (15.60%) C#
4 17 (15.60%) QA
5 16 (14.68%) Integration Testing
5 16 (14.68%) Finance
6 15 (13.76%) .NET
7 14 (12.84%) Oracle
7 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
8 13 (11.93%) ISEB
9 12 (11.01%) System Testing
9 12 (11.01%) Test Management
10 11 (10.09%) Application Packaging
11 10 (9.17%) TDD
11 10 (9.17%) Project Management
11 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
11 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
11 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
12 9 (8.26%) ITIL
12 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.26%) Scrum
13 8 (7.34%) Service Management
13 8 (7.34%) ITSM
13 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
13 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
13 8 (7.34%) Selenium
13 8 (7.34%) Software Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (3.67%) SAS
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.75%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.92%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.34%) Selenium
2 6 (5.50%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.59%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.59%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.67%) NUnit
4 4 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.75%) Subversion
6 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) MSI
7 1 (0.92%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (37.61%) Analyst
2 21 (19.27%) Test Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Tester
4 11 (10.09%) Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Applications Packager
6 8 (7.34%) Coordinator
7 6 (5.50%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.59%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Agile Tester
9 3 (2.75%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Domino Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Systems Tester
9 3 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) Application Packaging
3 7 (6.42%) WinForms
4 5 (4.59%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.67%) XML
6 3 (2.75%) HTML
6 3 (2.75%) Web Services
7 2 (1.83%) CSS
7 2 (1.83%) jQuery
7 2 (1.83%) XPages
8 1 (0.92%) Ajax
8 1 (0.92%) XSD
8 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Replication
3 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.92%) CMDB
4 1 (0.92%) W3C
4 1 (0.92%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.75%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.83%) UNIX
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.68%) Integration Testing
3 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (12.84%) Manual Testing
4 12 (11.01%) System Testing
4 12 (11.01%) Test Management
5 10 (9.17%) TDD
5 10 (9.17%) Project Management
5 10 (9.17%) Test Scripting
6 9 (8.26%) ITIL
6 9 (8.26%) Scrum
7 8 (7.34%) Service Management
7 8 (7.34%) ITSM
7 8 (7.34%) Software Testing
7 8 (7.34%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.42%) BDD
8 7 (6.42%) Automation Testing
8 7 (6.42%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (6.42%) OO
8 7 (6.42%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) C#
3 10 (9.17%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.42%) VB
5 7 (6.42%) Java
5 7 (6.42%) VB6
6 4 (3.67%) PHP
7 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.75%) Perl
7 3 (2.75%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.83%) Python
8 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) R
9 1 (0.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) ISEB
2 10 (9.17%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Degree
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) COREP
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Oracle
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) HP
4 3 (2.75%) Lotus
5 1 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Apple
5 1 (0.92%) BMC
5 1 (0.92%) Informatica
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) ION Trading
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