The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 96 79 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 48 77 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.70% 2.42% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.97% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 57
Median daily rate £375 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £450
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 £22.50 £32.37 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +30.76%
User Acceptance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2306 2591 1891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.74% 81.45% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1816 1160
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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 70 79 59
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.76 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.04 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Yorkshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Yorkshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -26 26 £375 +7.14% 9
South Yorkshire +10 11 £400 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire +4 8 £375 +114.28% 1
East Yorkshire -5 2 £155 -53.03%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 41 (37.27%) Finance
2 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.45%) SQL
4 17 (15.45%) CRM
5 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
6 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 15 (13.64%) QA
6 15 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 13 (11.82%) Defect Management
9 12 (10.91%) ISEB
9 12 (10.91%) .NET
9 12 (10.91%) Migration
9 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
10 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.00%) System Testing
10 11 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 11 (10.00%) Oracle
10 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
11 10 (9.09%) SAP
11 10 (9.09%) Banking
11 10 (9.09%) Test Management
11 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.18%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (8.18%) SDLC
12 9 (8.18%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
12 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.73%) SAS
2 2 (1.82%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.73%) MS Project
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (0.91%) FTP
3 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.82%) DB2
4 2 (1.82%) GIS
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.91%) DTS
5 1 (0.91%) MS Access
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Selenium
2 5 (4.55%) JIRA
2 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.73%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.82%) Appium
5 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.91%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (37.27%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.64%) Legal
5 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Analyst
2 23 (20.91%) Business Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) Test Manager
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.45%) Business Finance Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) UAT Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) UAT Test Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Web Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Web Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Logistics Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
2 4 (3.64%) jQuery
3 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.73%) Middleware
3 3 (2.73%) XML
4 2 (1.82%) Ajax
4 2 (1.82%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.82%) CSS
4 2 (1.82%) CSS3
4 2 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.82%) HTML5
4 2 (1.82%) Mustache
4 2 (1.82%) Ninject
4 2 (1.82%) NLog
4 2 (1.82%) REST
4 2 (1.82%) SignalR
4 2 (1.82%) SOAP
4 2 (1.82%) Underscore.js
4 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.82%) User Experience
2 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.91%) EPoS
3 1 (0.91%) IVR
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) Linux
1 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (1.82%) Solaris
1 2 (1.82%) Unix
1 2 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.45%) CRM
4 16 (14.55%) Test Scripting
5 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 15 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 13 (11.82%) Defect Management
7 12 (10.91%) Migration
7 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
8 11 (10.00%) System Testing
8 11 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.09%) Test Management
10 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.18%) SDLC
10 9 (8.18%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (8.18%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (7.27%) Programme Governance
11 8 (7.27%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.45%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.73%) C
4 3 (2.73%) C#
5 2 (1.82%) ABAP
5 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.91%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) ISEB
2 11 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.64%) Degree
5 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) CCA
6 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.91%) MCAD
7 1 (0.91%) MCSD
7 1 (0.91%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (9.09%) SAP
4 4 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe
5 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) IFS
6 1 (0.91%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.91%) Remedy
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik