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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 67 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.97% 2.74% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.52% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 19 45
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£340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £358 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
1305 1222 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.26% 77.88% 76.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 657 800
Average daily rate £355 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £31.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.45% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +21 42 £345 +4.54% 9
Halifax 0 11 £300 -9.09% 5
Bradford -3 3 £375 +51.51% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £235 - 1
Wakefield - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 24 (20.34%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.49%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (17.80%) Retail
5 21 (17.80%) ISEB
6 20 (16.95%) Banking
7 19 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
9 16 (13.56%) Oracle
10 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
11 14 (11.86%) ISTQB
12 13 (11.02%) Software Testing
12 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (9.32%) Project Management
14 11 (9.32%) Business Analysis
15 10 (8.47%) Degree
15 10 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (8.47%) Selenium
16 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
17 8 (6.78%) Scrum
17 8 (6.78%) Windows
17 8 (6.78%) Business Transformation
17 8 (6.78%) Manual Testing
17 8 (6.78%) Test Planning
17 8 (6.78%) Test Management
18 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Project
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.85%) DataStage
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) Selenium
2 6 (5.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.69%) Behat
3 2 (1.69%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) JMeter
4 1 (0.85%) RSpec
4 1 (0.85%) JBehave
4 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 21 (17.80%) Retail
3 20 (16.95%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.39%) Back Office
7 3 (2.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (48.31%) Analyst
2 32 (27.12%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) Business Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Test Leader
6 10 (8.47%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.63%) OBIEE Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.08%) UAT Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Tester
11 4 (3.39%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Business Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Functional Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Functional Test Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.54%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) CSS
3 1 (0.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) HTML
3 1 (0.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
1 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) NHS
2 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.54%) Linux
4 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.34%) Test Scripting
2 23 (19.49%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.02%) Software Testing
6 13 (11.02%) Waterfall
7 11 (9.32%) Project Management
7 11 (9.32%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (6.78%) Manual Testing
10 8 (6.78%) Test Management
10 8 (6.78%) Business Transformation
10 8 (6.78%) Test Planning
10 8 (6.78%) Scrum
11 7 (5.93%) Migration
11 7 (5.93%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.93%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) Java
1 5 (4.24%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) PHP
3 2 (1.69%) VBA
3 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.80%) ISEB
2 14 (11.86%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
4 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Basel III
3 1 (0.85%) COREP
Systems Management
1 19 (16.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) HP
3 3 (2.54%) Remedy
4 1 (0.85%) Capita
4 1 (0.85%) SAP
4 1 (0.85%) BMC
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
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