The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 60 55 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.57% 3.61% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 4.83% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 35
Average daily rate
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£312 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £366 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1312 1139 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.00% 74.69% 72.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 610 773
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +14 37 £335 -1.47% 8
Halifax -7 9 £300 -4.76% 3
Bradford 0 4 £375 +63.04% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £235 -
Elland - - - -
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 29 (24.37%) Finance
1 29 (24.37%) Retail
2 26 (21.85%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (19.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 23 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (18.49%) Test Scripting
5 19 (15.97%) Oracle
6 18 (15.13%) ISEB
6 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 13 (10.92%) JIRA
10 13 (10.92%) Selenium
10 13 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (9.24%) Automated Testing
12 11 (9.24%) Software Testing
12 11 (9.24%) ISTQB
13 10 (8.40%) Retail Banking
13 10 (8.40%) Test Management
13 10 (8.40%) BDD
14 9 (7.56%) Business Transformation
14 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (6.72%) CSS
15 8 (6.72%) HTML
15 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
15 8 (6.72%) Test Strategy
16 7 (5.88%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.36%) MS Office
1 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.36%) MS Visio
1 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP WM
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (10.92%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.84%) DataStage
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.84%) MS Access
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.92%) JIRA
1 13 (10.92%) Selenium
2 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.36%) RSpec
3 4 (3.36%) JMeter
4 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.68%) Behat
5 2 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.84%) Toad
6 1 (0.84%) JBehave
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
1 29 (24.37%) Retail
2 23 (19.33%) Banking
3 10 (8.40%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
6 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Analyst
2 29 (24.37%) Test Analyst
3 15 (12.61%) Developer
3 15 (12.61%) Test Leader
4 14 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Tester
5 11 (9.24%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) OBIEE Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.36%) UAT Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) UAT Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Functional Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Functional Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Test Engineer
12 2 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.68%) Siebel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) HTML
1 8 (6.72%) CSS
2 4 (3.36%) XML
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.84%) .NET
4 1 (0.84%) J2EE
4 1 (0.84%) LAMP
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (2.52%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.68%) NHS
2 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.84%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (18.49%) Test Scripting
3 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
6 14 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 12 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.24%) Automated Testing
8 11 (9.24%) Software Testing
9 10 (8.40%) BDD
9 10 (8.40%) Test Management
10 9 (7.56%) Business Transformation
10 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.72%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.88%) Test Automation
12 7 (5.88%) Automation Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Migration
12 7 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 7 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.04%) Java
3 4 (3.36%) PHP
3 4 (3.36%) SQL
4 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.84%) VBA
4 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) ISEB
2 11 (9.24%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.52%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) WCAG
2 3 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.84%) COREP
3 1 (0.84%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 26 (21.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Oracle
2 7 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (2.52%) Remedy
3 3 (2.52%) Siebel
3 3 (2.52%) HP
4 2 (1.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.84%) BMC
5 1 (0.84%) Informatica
5 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.84%) Capita
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,854 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago