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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 98 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.36% 2.98% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.05% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 50
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.25 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.95 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -45.27%
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
2341 1853 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.14% 73.53% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1212 760
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 £258 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 43 53
Average hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.50% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £74.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 -6 68 £320 -3.03% 14
South Yorkshire 0 16 £288 -4.16%
North Yorkshire +5 10 £335 +27.61% 4
East Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Humberside - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.00%) Finance
3 35 (21.34%) Test Scripting
4 34 (20.73%) ISEB
5 28 (17.07%) SQL
6 24 (14.63%) Integration Testing
7 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
9 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 19 (11.59%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.37%) System Testing
11 17 (10.37%) Project Management
11 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (9.15%) .NET
12 15 (9.15%) Oracle
12 15 (9.15%) T-SQL
12 15 (9.15%) C#
12 15 (9.15%) ISTQB
13 14 (8.54%) Logistics
14 13 (7.93%) MS Office
15 12 (7.32%) ITIL
15 12 (7.32%) Migration
15 12 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
15 12 (7.32%) Degree
15 12 (7.32%) QA
16 10 (6.10%) Test Management
16 10 (6.10%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.10%) Manufacturing
16 10 (6.10%) Scrum
16 10 (6.10%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.44%) SAS
3 3 (1.83%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Office
2 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.27%) Maximo
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Agresso
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.61%) NAS
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.61%) FTP
3 1 (0.61%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.83%) Subversion
5 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.61%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.61%) Toad
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 41 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.88%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.66%) Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (48.78%) Analyst
2 40 (24.39%) Test Analyst
3 30 (18.29%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.15%) Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Tester
6 9 (5.49%) Test Manager
6 9 (5.49%) Test Leader
7 8 (4.88%) UAT Analyst
7 8 (4.88%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.27%) Applications Packager
8 7 (4.27%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.66%) Business Change Analyst
9 6 (3.66%) Change Analyst
10 5 (3.05%) Consultant
10 5 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (2.44%) UAT Tester
12 3 (1.83%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.15%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) Application Packaging
3 7 (4.27%) XML
3 7 (4.27%) WinForms
4 6 (3.66%) HTML
5 4 (2.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.83%) CSS
6 3 (1.83%) jQuery
7 2 (1.22%) XPages
7 2 (1.22%) Ajax
8 1 (0.61%) XSD
8 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.61%) WCF
8 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (1.83%) FMCG
3 2 (1.22%) Life Science
3 2 (1.22%) NHS
3 2 (1.22%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.22%) Replication
3 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.22%) Open Source
3 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.61%) W3C
4 1 (0.61%) CMDB
4 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (1.22%) Linux
3 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.22%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.34%) Test Scripting
3 24 (14.63%) Integration Testing
4 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.59%) Test Strategy
6 17 (10.37%) Project Management
6 17 (10.37%) System Testing
7 14 (8.54%) Logistics
8 12 (7.32%) Migration
8 12 (7.32%) ITIL
8 12 (7.32%) Systems Analysis
9 10 (6.10%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.10%) CRM
9 10 (6.10%) Scrum
9 10 (6.10%) Change Management
9 10 (6.10%) Test Management
10 9 (5.49%) Business Transformation
10 9 (5.49%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Manual Testing
11 8 (4.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.07%) SQL
2 15 (9.15%) T-SQL
2 15 (9.15%) C#
3 10 (6.10%) Java
4 8 (4.88%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.27%) PHP
5 7 (4.27%) VB
5 7 (4.27%) VB6
6 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.66%) Perl
7 5 (3.05%) Ruby
7 5 (3.05%) Python
8 3 (1.83%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) X++
9 1 (0.61%) R
9 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (20.73%) ISEB
2 15 (9.15%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.32%) Degree
4 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.83%) PMP
7 3 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.05%) Puppet
2 4 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.15%) Oracle
3 4 (2.44%) HP
4 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.83%) Lotus
5 2 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) IBM
6 1 (0.61%) BMC
6 1 (0.61%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Apple
6 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.61%) VMware
6 1 (0.61%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.61%) Veeam
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