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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 59 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.15% 3.36% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 4.32% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 37
Average daily rate
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£320 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £501 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.25 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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
1669 1366 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.58% 77.75% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 944 518
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 27
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £15.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 -17 47 £315 -13.10% 7
Halifax -5 5 £350 +6.06% 2
Bradford -18 4 £350 +3.70%
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.30%) Finance
3 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
5 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
6 13 (12.04%) .NET
6 13 (12.04%) C#
7 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 12 (11.11%) ISEB
7 12 (11.11%) System Testing
8 10 (9.26%) Java
8 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
8 10 (9.26%) Oracle
9 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 9 (8.33%) ITIL
9 9 (8.33%) Project Management
9 9 (8.33%) Test Management
9 9 (8.33%) QA
10 8 (7.41%) Application Packaging
10 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
11 7 (6.48%) VB
11 7 (6.48%) PHP
11 7 (6.48%) OO
11 7 (6.48%) ITSM
11 7 (6.48%) MVC
11 7 (6.48%) WinForms
11 7 (6.48%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.70%) SAS
2 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 3 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (0.93%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.85%) Selenium
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.93%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 5 (4.63%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Analyst
2 23 (21.30%) Test Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Developer
5 8 (7.41%) UAT Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 8 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Tester
6 7 (6.48%) Applications Packager
7 6 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.78%) Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 3 (2.78%) Domino Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Systems Tester
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) Application Packaging
3 7 (6.48%) WinForms
4 4 (3.70%) XML
5 3 (2.78%) Web Services
5 3 (2.78%) HTML
6 2 (1.85%) jQuery
6 2 (1.85%) XPages
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.85%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) XSD
7 1 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.85%) Open Source
2 2 (1.85%) Replication
2 2 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) W3C
3 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) UNIX
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (14.81%) Integration Testing
3 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
4 12 (11.11%) System Testing
5 9 (8.33%) ITIL
5 9 (8.33%) Project Management
5 9 (8.33%) Test Management
6 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 7 (6.48%) OO
7 7 (6.48%) ITSM
7 7 (6.48%) MVC
7 7 (6.48%) Service Management
7 7 (6.48%) Regression Testing
7 7 (6.48%) TDD
7 7 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (6.48%) Manual Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) C#
3 10 (9.26%) Java
3 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.48%) VB
5 7 (6.48%) PHP
5 7 (6.48%) VB6
6 6 (5.56%) Perl
7 5 (4.63%) Python
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.78%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) ISEB
2 7 (6.48%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) COREP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) OpenView
3 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.70%) HP
4 3 (2.78%) Lotus
5 1 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Apple
5 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) BMC
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Halifax
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago