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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 58 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.68% 3.42% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 4.28% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 34
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£300 £319 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £424 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
1779 1356 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.21% 79.95% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 881 620
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 £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 40
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 40 £300 -11.76% 9
Bradford -7 7 £231 -38.33% 2
Halifax -2 4 £336 +12.00% 1
Huddersfield +1 2 £269 +14.36% 1
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.31%) SQL
2 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
3 24 (19.67%) Oracle
4 22 (18.03%) Finance
5 20 (16.39%) Manual Testing
6 18 (14.75%) .NET
7 17 (13.93%) QA
8 16 (13.11%) System Testing
8 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
8 16 (13.11%) C#
8 16 (13.11%) Visual Studio
9 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.30%) Test Management
10 14 (11.48%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
11 13 (10.66%) Application Packaging
12 12 (9.84%) Test Strategy
12 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (9.84%) Application Discovery
12 12 (9.84%) Windows
12 12 (9.84%) ISEB
13 11 (9.02%) Software Testing
14 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (8.20%) Project Management
14 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
14 10 (8.20%) TDD
14 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
15 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (7.38%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (4.92%) SAS
2 5 (4.10%) IIS
2 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.46%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.82%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Wireless
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.64%) MS Access
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.38%) Selenium
3 7 (5.74%) JIRA
4 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.10%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.28%) NUnit
6 4 (3.28%) Zephyr
7 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.64%) Toad
9 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.82%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.82%) MSI
9 1 (0.82%) Maven
9 1 (0.82%) Ant
9 1 (0.82%) Gradle
9 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (18.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Analyst
2 29 (23.77%) Test Analyst
3 14 (11.48%) Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Tester
5 10 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Test Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Applications Packager
6 8 (6.56%) Test Leader
7 7 (5.74%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) UAT Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Applications Support
10 4 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Support Specialist
10 4 (3.28%) Applications Specialist
11 3 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.46%) Domino Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) .NET
2 13 (10.66%) Application Packaging
3 7 (5.74%) WinForms
4 5 (4.10%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.28%) XML
6 3 (2.46%) Web Services
7 2 (1.64%) HTML
7 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.64%) CSS
7 2 (1.64%) XPages
7 2 (1.64%) jQuery
8 1 (0.82%) Grails
8 1 (0.82%) SOAP
8 1 (0.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.46%) NHS
2 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.64%) IVR
4 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.39%) Manual Testing
3 16 (13.11%) System Testing
3 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
4 15 (12.30%) Test Management
5 14 (11.48%) Test Scripting
6 12 (9.84%) Test Strategy
6 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (9.84%) Application Discovery
7 11 (9.02%) Software Testing
8 10 (8.20%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.20%) TDD
8 10 (8.20%) Project Management
8 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.38%) Scrum
9 9 (7.38%) Automation Testing
10 8 (6.56%) BDD
10 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.31%) SQL
2 16 (13.11%) C#
3 13 (10.66%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.38%) VB
5 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.74%) Java
6 7 (5.74%) VB6
7 3 (2.46%) LotusScript
8 2 (1.64%) VBA
8 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) ISEB
2 7 (5.74%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.82%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) OpenView
2 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.46%) HP
4 3 (2.46%) Lotus
5 1 (0.82%) ION Trading
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago