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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 67 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.96% 2.81% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 3.63% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 41
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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
1296 1212 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.55% 77.39% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 648 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +24 41 £345 +1.47% 7
Halifax -1 11 £300 -9.09% 4
Bradford +1 4 £375 +59.57% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £235 - 1
Elland - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 25 (21.55%) Test Scripting
3 24 (20.69%) ISEB
4 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 21 (18.10%) Retail
7 20 (17.24%) Banking
8 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
10 15 (12.93%) Oracle
11 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (11.21%) Software Testing
12 13 (11.21%) Selenium
12 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.34%) ISTQB
13 12 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
15 9 (7.76%) Systems Analysis
15 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
15 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (7.76%) BDD
16 8 (6.90%) Business Transformation
16 8 (6.90%) Test Management
16 8 (6.90%) Manual Testing
16 8 (6.90%) Degree
16 8 (6.90%) JIRA
16 8 (6.90%) Scrum
16 8 (6.90%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.72%) MS Project
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) DataStage
6 1 (0.86%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Selenium
2 8 (6.90%) JIRA
3 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.45%) RSpec
4 4 (3.45%) JMeter
5 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.72%) Behat
6 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.86%) JBehave
General
1 33 (28.45%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Retail
3 20 (17.24%) Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.45%) Back Office
7 3 (2.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (43.97%) Analyst
2 29 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.93%) Test Leader
5 14 (12.07%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.76%) OBIEE Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Tester
10 6 (5.17%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) UAT Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) UAT Test Analyst
12 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 3 (2.59%) Functional Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) Test Engineer
13 3 (2.59%) Functional Test Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) Telecoms Business Analyst
14 2 (1.72%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) HTML
1 3 (2.59%) CSS
1 3 (2.59%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) LAMP
3 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
1 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.86%) NHS
2 1 (0.86%) GIS
2 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.90%) Windows
2 5 (4.31%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Test Scripting
2 23 (19.83%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.66%) Unit Testing
5 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.21%) Software Testing
6 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
7 11 (9.48%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (7.76%) BDD
9 8 (6.90%) Business Transformation
9 8 (6.90%) Test Management
9 8 (6.90%) Manual Testing
9 8 (6.90%) Scrum
9 8 (6.90%) Project Management
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.31%) Java
2 4 (3.45%) SQL
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.59%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) ISEB
2 12 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.90%) Degree
4 6 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) WCAG
4 1 (0.86%) COREP
4 1 (0.86%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Oracle
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) HP
2 3 (2.59%) Remedy
3 2 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.86%) BMC
4 1 (0.86%) Informatica
4 1 (0.86%) Capita
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