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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 69 84 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.99% 1.53% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.85% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 28
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £550 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
1216 1622 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.46% 82.67% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 1112 1026
Median daily rate £404 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 19 £325 -35.00% 11
Halifax +7 9 £320 -8.57%
Pudsey - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) QA
4 12 (25.00%) Oracle
5 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 8 (16.67%) SOAP
8 8 (16.67%) Scrum
8 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 7 (14.58%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (14.58%) Degree
9 7 (14.58%) Groovy
9 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
9 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
9 7 (14.58%) ISEB
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (10.42%) BDD
11 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
11 5 (10.42%) Database Theory
11 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) PowerExchange
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MS Access
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Tester
6 5 (10.42%) Test Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Business Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Contracts Manager
9 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) ERP Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.17%) Mobile Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) UAT Tester
9 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (10.42%) ActiveX
3 5 (10.42%) ADO
3 5 (10.42%) DAO
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.17%) Ajax
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) CSS3
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Tandem
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.08%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
2 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (14.58%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.42%) BDD
7 5 (10.42%) Database Theory
7 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.33%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.25%) ERP
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Groovy
3 5 (10.42%) VB
3 5 (10.42%) VBA
4 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
1 7 (14.58%) ISEB
1 7 (14.58%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) Telerik