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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 72 107 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.75% 4.66% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 6.25% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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
2007 1713 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.69% 74.58% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1032 856
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.31 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -34 48 £348 +5.30% 13
North Yorkshire +3 12 £375 +15.38% 3
South Yorkshire -3 9 £369 +47.50% 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 37 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (18.92%) ISEB
6 23 (15.54%) Systems Analysis
7 19 (12.84%) HP Quality Center
8 18 (12.16%) Business Analysis
9 17 (11.49%) Logistics
9 17 (11.49%) Project Management
9 17 (11.49%) SQL
10 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (10.14%) ISTQB
11 15 (10.14%) Degree
11 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
12 14 (9.46%) Software Testing
12 14 (9.46%) QA
13 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
14 12 (8.11%) Scrum
14 12 (8.11%) Retail
15 11 (7.43%) Integration Testing
15 11 (7.43%) Test Strategy
15 11 (7.43%) Business Transformation
15 11 (7.43%) Java
15 11 (7.43%) MS Office
15 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
16 10 (6.76%) .NET
16 10 (6.76%) HP
16 10 (6.76%) Manual Testing
17 9 (6.08%) Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) SAS
2 2 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Office
1 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.03%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Maximo
2 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.35%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.35%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.68%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) WAN
1 1 (0.68%) SAN
1 1 (0.68%) Intranet
1 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) MS Access
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Selenium
2 5 (3.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.38%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.70%) JIRA
3 4 (2.70%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) Toad
5 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.08%) Banking
4 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 4 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 87 (58.78%) Analyst
2 45 (30.41%) Business Analyst
3 39 (26.35%) Test Analyst
4 16 (10.81%) Financial Business Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Test Manager
6 10 (6.76%) UAT Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) Tester
8 8 (5.41%) UAT Test Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.05%) Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Coordinator
11 5 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.70%) Test Coordinator
12 4 (2.70%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.70%) Functional Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Business Manager
12 4 (2.70%) Functional Test Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.70%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) XML
3 4 (2.70%) HTML
4 3 (2.03%) Ajax
5 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.35%) CSS
5 2 (1.35%) WCF
5 2 (1.35%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.35%) jQuery
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) NHS
3 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.08%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.35%) UNIX
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 36 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (20.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.54%) Systems Analysis
5 18 (12.16%) Business Analysis
6 17 (11.49%) Logistics
6 17 (11.49%) Project Management
7 14 (9.46%) Software Testing
8 13 (8.78%) E-Commerce
9 12 (8.11%) Scrum
10 11 (7.43%) Integration Testing
10 11 (7.43%) Business Transformation
10 11 (7.43%) Test Strategy
11 10 (6.76%) Manual Testing
12 9 (6.08%) Test Management
12 9 (6.08%) Regression Testing
13 8 (5.41%) UML
13 8 (5.41%) Functional Testing
13 8 (5.41%) Test Planning
14 7 (4.73%) Logistic Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 11 (7.43%) Java
3 7 (4.73%) C#
4 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.38%) Perl
5 5 (3.38%) PHP
5 5 (3.38%) Python
5 5 (3.38%) Ruby
6 4 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.35%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (18.92%) ISEB
2 15 (10.14%) ISTQB
2 15 (10.14%) Degree
3 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) Basel III
3 1 (0.68%) COREP
Systems Management
1 19 (12.84%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) HP
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
4 5 (3.38%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Remedy
5 1 (0.68%) Capita
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Wakefield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Posted: 26 days ago