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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 96 65 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.29% 2.68% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 3.22% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 44 54
Median daily rate £375 £340 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.24%
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
1574 1862 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.49% 83.20% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1283 793
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 15 £375 +11.11% 7
Halifax +5 2 £425 +43.09% 1
Bradford -2 2 £368 +5.00% 2
Castleford - 2 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Finance
3 16 (25.81%) SQL
4 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.35%) Integration Testing
7 11 (17.74%) System Testing
7 11 (17.74%) QA
7 11 (17.74%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.13%) ISEB
9 9 (14.52%) .NET
9 9 (14.52%) Oracle
9 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
9 9 (14.52%) Test Management
9 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.90%) SDLC
10 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.90%) ISTQB
10 8 (12.90%) CRM
10 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
12 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
12 6 (9.68%) Defect Management

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 3 (4.84%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.23%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.23%) DB2
4 2 (3.23%) GIS
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.61%) DTS
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
2 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Appium
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.23%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Web Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Web Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Business Finance Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) UAT Manager
8 3 (4.84%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) jQuery
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) Ajax
4 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.23%) CSS
4 2 (3.23%) CSS3
4 2 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.23%) HTML5
4 2 (3.23%) Middleware
4 2 (3.23%) Mustache
4 2 (3.23%) Ninject
4 2 (3.23%) NLog
4 2 (3.23%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) SignalR
4 2 (3.23%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) Underscore.js
4 2 (3.23%) Web Services
4 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Solaris
1 2 (3.23%) Unix
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.35%) Integration Testing
4 11 (17.74%) Regression Testing
4 11 (17.74%) System Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Test Management
5 9 (14.52%) Test Strategy
6 8 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 8 (12.90%) CRM
6 8 (12.90%) SDLC
6 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
7 7 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.68%) Defect Management
8 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) ISEB
2 8 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.23%) CCA
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) MCAD
6 1 (1.61%) MCSD
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) IFS
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Telerik