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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 75 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.15% 2.50% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 3.36% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 46
Average daily rate
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£343 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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
1768 1667 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.29% 74.49% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 909 1048
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 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 48
Average hourly rate £15.39 £36.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +108.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 67 £340 +4.61% 14
North Yorkshire +4 4 £395 +46.97% 2
South Yorkshire -1 1 - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (30.22%) Finance
2 30 (21.58%) ISEB
2 30 (21.58%) Test Scripting
3 26 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (16.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (15.83%) Banking
6 22 (15.83%) Retail
7 21 (15.11%) HP Quality Center
8 20 (14.39%) Unit Testing
9 19 (13.67%) Oracle
10 15 (10.79%) Software Testing
10 15 (10.79%) ISTQB
11 14 (10.07%) Waterfall
11 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (9.35%) Selenium
13 12 (8.63%) Automated Testing
13 12 (8.63%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (7.91%) Project Management
14 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
14 11 (7.91%) Test Management
15 10 (7.19%) QA
15 10 (7.19%) Test Strategy
16 9 (6.47%) BDD
16 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Architecture
16 9 (6.47%) Manual Testing
16 9 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (6.47%) Migration
16 9 (6.47%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.16%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.44%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) QlikView
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) DataStage
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Selenium
2 8 (5.76%) JIRA
3 6 (4.32%) TestDirector
3 6 (4.32%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.88%) JMeter
4 4 (2.88%) RSpec
5 3 (2.16%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.44%) Behat
7 1 (0.72%) JBehave
7 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 42 (30.22%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Banking
2 22 (15.83%) Retail
3 7 (5.04%) Retail Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (44.60%) Analyst
2 37 (26.62%) Test Analyst
3 20 (14.39%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.79%) Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Test Leader
5 14 (10.07%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.47%) OBIEE Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Tester
9 6 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) UAT Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) Business Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (2.88%) UAT Test Analyst
12 3 (2.16%) Functional Test Analyst
12 3 (2.16%) Business Test Analyst
12 3 (2.16%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) HTML
1 3 (2.16%) CSS
1 3 (2.16%) XML
1 3 (2.16%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.72%) LAMP
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.16%) Data Integration
1 3 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (2.16%) Credit Risk
1 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.44%) NHS
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.72%) Health Informatics
3 1 (0.72%) Data Conversion
3 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.72%) Informatics
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) GIS
3 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) Test Scripting
2 26 (18.71%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (14.39%) Unit Testing
5 15 (10.79%) Software Testing
6 14 (10.07%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.07%) E-Commerce
7 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.63%) Automated Testing
9 11 (7.91%) Project Management
9 11 (7.91%) Business Analysis
9 11 (7.91%) Test Management
10 10 (7.19%) Test Strategy
11 9 (6.47%) BDD
11 9 (6.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (6.47%) Manual Testing
11 9 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (6.47%) Migration
12 8 (5.76%) Scrum
12 8 (5.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.76%) SQL
2 5 (3.60%) Java
3 3 (2.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.72%) VB
5 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.72%) ABAP
5 1 (0.72%) VBA
5 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) ISEB
2 15 (10.79%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.76%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) WCAG
4 1 (0.72%) COREP
4 1 (0.72%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle
2 5 (3.60%) SAP
3 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.16%) HP
4 3 (2.16%) Remedy
5 2 (1.44%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) BMC
6 1 (0.72%) Informatica
6 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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