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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 51 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 91 78 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.89% 3.25% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.27% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 61 25
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£330 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £349
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +18.30%
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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
2486 1828 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.05% 76.26% 75.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1131 934
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 78
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -57.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.26 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -19 70 £330 -3.64% 11
North Yorkshire -3 8 £175 -55.69% 1
South Yorkshire -13 4 £368 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £330 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 44 (23.04%) Test Scripting
2 43 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.99%) SQL
4 41 (21.47%) Oracle
5 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
6 35 (18.32%) Finance
7 32 (16.75%) QA
8 30 (15.71%) Manual Testing
8 30 (15.71%) .NET
9 26 (13.61%) Visual Studio
10 25 (13.09%) T-SQL
10 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
11 24 (12.57%) System Testing
12 23 (12.04%) Integration Testing
12 23 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (10.47%) C#
13 20 (10.47%) Application Packaging
14 19 (9.95%) Software Testing
14 19 (9.95%) ISEB
15 18 (9.42%) Regression Testing
16 17 (8.90%) Windows
17 16 (8.38%) Test Management
17 16 (8.38%) Test Strategy
17 16 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (7.85%) Application Discovery
18 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
19 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.66%) SAS
3 6 (3.14%) Tuxedo
4 5 (2.62%) IIS
5 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.57%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.05%) Confluence
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) MS Visio
1 7 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) DHCP
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.57%) MS Access
8 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 26 (13.61%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.71%) JIRA
3 9 (4.71%) Selenium
4 8 (4.19%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.09%) NUnit
7 4 (2.09%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.05%) AdminStudio
8 2 (1.05%) Toad
8 2 (1.05%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.52%) Gradle
9 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.52%) MSI
9 1 (0.52%) Ant
9 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 35 (18.32%) Finance
2 13 (6.81%) Retail
3 5 (2.62%) Banking
4 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 79 (41.36%) Analyst
2 49 (25.65%) Test Analyst
3 23 (12.04%) Tester
4 16 (8.38%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.33%) Developer
6 13 (6.81%) Test Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.71%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.71%) Test Leader
8 7 (3.66%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.66%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Business Change Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Change Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Support Specialist
9 6 (3.14%) Coordinator
9 6 (3.14%) Consultant
9 6 (3.14%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (3.14%) Lead Tester
10 5 (2.62%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (2.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.71%) .NET
2 20 (10.47%) Application Packaging
3 10 (5.24%) XML
4 8 (4.19%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.19%) CSS
5 5 (2.62%) WinForms
5 5 (2.62%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.09%) Web Services
7 3 (1.57%) HTML
7 3 (1.57%) jQuery
8 2 (1.05%) SOAP
8 2 (1.05%) XPages
9 1 (0.52%) JRules
9 1 (0.52%) Ajax
9 1 (0.52%) WCF
9 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.52%) Grails
9 1 (0.52%) XSD
9 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.09%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.57%) IVR
4 3 (1.57%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) AS400
6 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.52%) Life Science
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (5.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.52%) UNIX
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.04%) Test Scripting
2 43 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.71%) Manual Testing
4 24 (12.57%) System Testing
5 23 (12.04%) Integration Testing
6 19 (9.95%) Software Testing
7 18 (9.42%) Regression Testing
8 16 (8.38%) Test Management
8 16 (8.38%) Test Strategy
9 15 (7.85%) Application Discovery
10 14 (7.33%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.28%) Project Management
12 12 (6.28%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.28%) Automation Testing
13 11 (5.76%) Change Management
13 11 (5.76%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.99%) SQL
2 25 (13.09%) T-SQL
3 20 (10.47%) C#
4 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.66%) VB
6 6 (3.14%) Java
6 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.62%) VB6
8 3 (1.57%) LotusScript
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 1 (0.52%) X++
10 1 (0.52%) Groovy
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (9.95%) ISEB
2 12 (6.28%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.66%) Degree
4 3 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.75%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.05%) XenApp
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) OpenView
1 3 (1.57%) SCCM
2 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 41 (21.47%) Oracle
2 25 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.62%) Citrix
4 4 (2.09%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.57%) SAP
5 3 (1.57%) Lotus
5 3 (1.57%) HP
5 3 (1.57%) VMware
6 2 (1.05%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.52%) Veeam
7 1 (0.52%) webMethods
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
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