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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 78 62 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 32 44 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 2.55% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 3.05% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 54
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £11.63 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% -56.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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
1656 1442 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.14% 83.45% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1021 725
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.75 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -32 13 £455 +21.33% 6
Halifax +8 5 £350 +11.11%
Bradford +5 5 £306 -11.23% 2
Huddersfield +2 3 £350 +11.11%
Castleford - 3 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 25 (28.09%) SQL
3 23 (25.84%) Test Scripting
4 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
5 17 (19.10%) Integration Testing
5 17 (19.10%) QA
6 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
6 16 (17.98%) Regression Testing
6 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (12.36%) System Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Oracle
10 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (11.24%) Windows
11 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
11 10 (11.24%) Project Management
12 9 (10.11%) Migration
12 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (8.99%) Functional Testing
13 8 (8.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
13 8 (8.99%) Workflow
13 8 (8.99%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (3.37%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Moodle
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.25%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.37%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.12%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.12%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.12%) DAB
2 1 (1.12%) DHCP
2 1 (1.12%) DNS
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.37%) GIS
6 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.12%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.62%) JIRA
4 3 (3.37%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) AdminStudio
5 2 (2.25%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Back Office
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (50.56%) Analyst
2 27 (30.34%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.24%) Test Manager
4 9 (10.11%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Tester
5 7 (7.87%) Web Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Web Test Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Data Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Developer
7 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Report Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) CSS
1 7 (7.87%) XML
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.25%) CSS3
4 2 (2.25%) Flash
4 2 (2.25%) HTML
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) Open Graph
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.25%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.12%) COM
5 1 (1.12%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.12%) Middleware
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.12%) SOAP
5 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) iSeries
2 3 (3.37%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.25%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.12%) IVR
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Test Scripting
2 22 (24.72%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (19.10%) Integration Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Regression Testing
4 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.36%) System Testing
7 10 (11.24%) Project Management
8 9 (10.11%) Migration
8 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
9 8 (8.99%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Workflow
10 7 (7.87%) SOA
11 6 (6.74%) Change Management
11 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.74%) ERP
11 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.74%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.09%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.62%) C#
5 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.12%) C
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) VB
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) ISEB
2 6 (6.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.10%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Citrix
3 5 (5.62%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.25%) Facebook
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) BT
5 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.12%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Huawei
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Nokia
5 1 (1.12%) Peoplefluent
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore