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 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 59 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 87 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.66% 5.43% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 7.08% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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
1442 1228 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.33% 76.70% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 757 626
Average daily rate £388 £340 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.80 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £167.50 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 29 December 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 -31 31 £375 +10.86% 1
Bradford -2 11 £325 +23.80% 5
Halifax -12 6 £315 -4.54% 1
Huddersfield +6 4 £315 +26.00%
Wakefield 0 1 - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 52 (45.22%) Finance
2 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
4 20 (17.39%) ISEB
5 17 (14.78%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (12.17%) Project Management
9 13 (11.30%) SQL
9 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
10 12 (10.43%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.43%) Degree
10 12 (10.43%) QA
10 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
10 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
11 11 (9.57%) Java
11 11 (9.57%) Retail
11 11 (9.57%) ISTQB
12 10 (8.70%) Manual Testing
12 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
13 9 (7.83%) .NET
13 9 (7.83%) Banking
13 9 (7.83%) Scrum
13 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.83%) Logistics
14 8 (6.96%) System Testing
14 8 (6.96%) Test Management
14 8 (6.96%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Maximo
2 1 (0.87%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Selenium
1 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.48%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
3 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.87%) Toad
4 1 (0.87%) Dreamweaver
General
1 52 (45.22%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Retail
3 9 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.83%) Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Back Office
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Games
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (58.26%) Analyst
2 32 (27.83%) Test Analyst
3 30 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) UAT Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Tester
7 8 (6.96%) UAT Test Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.22%) Functional Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Functional Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Business Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Coordinator
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (1.74%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.74%) Web Services
3 2 (1.74%) XML
3 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.87%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.61%) NHS
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.74%) Replication
4 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.87%) GIS
4 1 (0.87%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.96%) Windows
2 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (22.61%) Test Scripting
3 15 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 14 (12.17%) Project Management
5 13 (11.30%) Business Analysis
6 12 (10.43%) Software Testing
6 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.70%) Manual Testing
8 9 (7.83%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.83%) Scrum
8 9 (7.83%) Logistics
9 8 (6.96%) System Testing
9 8 (6.96%) Test Management
9 8 (6.96%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.09%) Functional Testing
10 7 (6.09%) Automated Testing
10 7 (6.09%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.22%) Business Transformation
11 6 (5.22%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.30%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) Java
3 5 (4.35%) Perl
3 5 (4.35%) PHP
3 5 (4.35%) C#
3 5 (4.35%) Python
3 5 (4.35%) Ruby
4 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.74%) VBA
5 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) ISEB
2 12 (10.43%) Degree
3 11 (9.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.43%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) Basel III
3 1 (0.87%) COREP
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) HP
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) Informatica
4 1 (0.87%) Apple
4 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.87%) Remedy
4 1 (0.87%) Capita
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