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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 4.81% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 6.28% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 33
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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 £296 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.63 £27.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% +125.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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
1358 1162 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.55% 76.50% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 712 558
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 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -19 28 £375 +17.18% 9
Bradford -4 8 £333 -12.78%
Halifax -16 3 £315 -4.54% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £315 -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (47.06%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
5 18 (17.65%) ISEB
6 14 (13.73%) SQL
7 13 (12.75%) Systems Analysis
7 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 12 (11.76%) Project Management
9 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
9 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (9.80%) QA
10 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
10 10 (9.80%) Degree
11 9 (8.82%) .NET
11 9 (8.82%) Software Testing
11 9 (8.82%) System Testing
12 8 (7.84%) Test Management
12 8 (7.84%) MS Office
12 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.84%) Banking
12 8 (7.84%) Logistics
12 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
13 7 (6.86%) Retail
14 6 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 6 (5.88%) C#
14 6 (5.88%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.98%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.98%) DB2
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.94%) Subversion
2 3 (2.94%) JIRA
3 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.96%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.98%) Toad
4 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
General
1 48 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
2 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Back Office
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (54.90%) Analyst
2 27 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 26 (25.49%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Test Manager
4 10 (9.80%) Financial Business Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) UAT Analyst
5 8 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.86%) UAT Test Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Tester
8 5 (4.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Functional Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Business Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Business Test Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.98%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) Ajax
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.96%) Replication
2 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (0.98%) GIS
3 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.98%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.98%) CMDB
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) UNIX
3 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.63%) Test Scripting
4 13 (12.75%) Systems Analysis
5 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 12 (11.76%) Project Management
6 11 (10.78%) Integration Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.82%) System Testing
8 8 (7.84%) Test Management
8 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.84%) Logistics
9 6 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.90%) ITIL
10 5 (4.90%) Workflow
10 5 (4.90%) Manual Testing
10 5 (4.90%) Business Transformation
10 5 (4.90%) Test Strategy
10 5 (4.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) C#
2 6 (5.88%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) Python
3 5 (4.90%) Perl
3 5 (4.90%) PHP
3 5 (4.90%) Ruby
4 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.98%) VBA
5 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) ISEB
2 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.80%) Degree
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) HP
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) Apple
4 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.98%) IBM
4 1 (0.98%) BMC
4 1 (0.98%) Informatica
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
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