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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 62 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 65 91 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.71% 4.02% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.41% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.36% -0.36%
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 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +12.50%
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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
1860 1683 1573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.56% 74.34% 70.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 996 775
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 72
Average hourly rate £15.73 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire -23 42 £350 +6.06% 14
South Yorkshire +6 15 £275 -13.72% 4
North Yorkshire -1 6 £375 +15.38% 5
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 64 (44.44%) Finance
2 39 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
4 33 (22.92%) ISEB
5 23 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (15.28%) SQL
7 21 (14.58%) Systems Analysis
8 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 18 (12.50%) Logistics
9 18 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 17 (11.81%) Business Analysis
10 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (10.42%) ISTQB
11 15 (10.42%) Project Management
12 14 (9.72%) Test Strategy
13 13 (9.03%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (9.03%) Degree
13 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
14 12 (8.33%) QA
14 12 (8.33%) System Testing
15 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
15 11 (7.64%) .NET
15 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
15 11 (7.64%) MS Office
16 10 (6.94%) Scrum
16 10 (6.94%) CRM
16 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
16 10 (6.94%) Business Transformation
17 9 (6.25%) Test Management
17 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.86%) Maximo
3 2 (1.39%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.39%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) NAS
1 1 (0.69%) Intranet
1 1 (0.69%) SAN
1 1 (0.69%) LAN
1 1 (0.69%) WAN
1 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.39%) MS Access
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.78%) TestDirector
3 3 (2.08%) JIRA
3 3 (2.08%) Subversion
4 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.69%) Toad
5 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
General
1 64 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 7 (4.86%) Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Back Office
6 3 (2.08%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (57.64%) Analyst
2 40 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 40 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 15 (10.42%) Financial Business Analyst
4 11 (7.64%) Test Manager
5 9 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 9 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
6 8 (5.56%) Tester
7 7 (4.86%) UAT Test Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Consultant
8 6 (4.17%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Test Coordinator
10 4 (2.78%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Business Test Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Functional Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.64%) .NET
2 6 (4.17%) HTML
3 5 (3.47%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.47%) XML
4 4 (2.78%) Web Services
5 3 (2.08%) Ajax
6 2 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.39%) CSS
6 2 (1.39%) jQuery
6 2 (1.39%) WCF
6 2 (1.39%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) NHS
4 2 (1.39%) Replication
4 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.39%) FMCG
4 2 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.69%) Informatics
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) Life Science
5 1 (0.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.69%) CMDB
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Linux
3 2 (1.39%) UNIX
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.31%) Test Scripting
3 23 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (14.58%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (12.50%) Logistics
5 18 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 17 (11.81%) Business Analysis
7 15 (10.42%) Project Management
8 14 (9.72%) Test Strategy
9 12 (8.33%) System Testing
10 11 (7.64%) Software Testing
11 10 (6.94%) Scrum
11 10 (6.94%) CRM
11 10 (6.94%) Business Transformation
12 9 (6.25%) Test Management
12 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.25%) Migration
13 8 (5.56%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Asset Management
14 7 (4.86%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) SQL
2 9 (6.25%) C#
3 8 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.17%) Java
4 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.47%) Ruby
5 5 (3.47%) Perl
5 5 (3.47%) PHP
5 5 (3.47%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) R
6 1 (0.69%) VBA
6 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (22.92%) ISEB
2 15 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.03%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.86%) HP
3 5 (3.47%) SAP
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.69%) BMC
5 1 (0.69%) Informatica
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
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