The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 55 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 83 90 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.16% 4.27% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 5.99% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 60
Average daily rate £326 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £423 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.82% +28.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1887 1503 1812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 71.86% 71.30% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 785 944
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +31.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 67 £330 +1.53% 12
South Yorkshire -2 7 £300 -28.57% 1
North Yorkshire -8 4 £263 -22.79% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 54 (29.51%) Retail
2 50 (27.32%) Finance
3 36 (19.67%) Banking
4 32 (17.49%) Oracle
5 31 (16.94%) Test Scripting
5 31 (16.94%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (15.30%) ISEB
8 26 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (13.66%) Oracle BI EE
10 22 (12.02%) QA
11 21 (11.48%) Retail Banking
12 20 (10.93%) SAP
13 19 (10.38%) Change Management
14 18 (9.84%) SQL
14 18 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (9.29%) Data Modelling
16 16 (8.74%) Unit Testing
17 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
18 14 (7.65%) MS Office
18 14 (7.65%) CRM
18 14 (7.65%) Performance Testing
18 14 (7.65%) Test Management
18 14 (7.65%) ISTQB
18 14 (7.65%) Test Strategy
19 13 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
19 13 (7.10%) JIRA
19 13 (7.10%) Windows
19 13 (7.10%) Project Management
20 12 (6.56%) System Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.09%) IIS
2 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 13 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (2.19%) Siebel Analytics
2 4 (2.19%) SAP Retail
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (1.64%) SAP WM
3 3 (1.64%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.09%) WebTrends
4 2 (1.09%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.09%) Maximo
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.92%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) FTP
2 3 (1.64%) SAN
3 2 (1.09%) Firewall
3 2 (1.09%) LAN
3 2 (1.09%) VPN
3 2 (1.09%) DNS
3 2 (1.09%) VoIP
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless
4 1 (0.55%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.55%) NFC
4 1 (0.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.55%) SMTP
4 1 (0.55%) DHCP
4 1 (0.55%) PBX
4 1 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.55%) OSPF
4 1 (0.55%) BGP
4 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.66%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (5.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.09%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.10%) JIRA
2 7 (3.83%) Toad
3 6 (3.28%) Selenium
4 4 (2.19%) RSpec
4 4 (2.19%) JDeveloper
4 4 (2.19%) JMeter
5 3 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.55%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.55%) JBehave
7 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.55%) Ranorex
General
1 54 (29.51%) Retail
2 50 (27.32%) Finance
3 36 (19.67%) Banking
4 21 (11.48%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.64%) Legal
6 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.64%) Back Office
6 3 (1.64%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.64%) Billing
6 3 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (42.62%) Analyst
2 48 (26.23%) Test Analyst
3 23 (12.57%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.02%) Developer
5 19 (10.38%) Test Manager
6 17 (9.29%) Test Leader
7 11 (6.01%) Tester
8 10 (5.46%) Consultant
8 10 (5.46%) OBIEE Developer
9 6 (3.28%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
10 5 (2.73%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.73%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
11 4 (2.19%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.19%) Business Test Analyst
11 4 (2.19%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.19%) UAT Tester
12 3 (1.64%) Functional Consultant
12 3 (1.64%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) CSS
1 9 (4.92%) HTML
2 7 (3.83%) XML
3 6 (3.28%) Web Services
4 3 (1.64%) EDI
5 2 (1.09%) XSLT
5 2 (1.09%) .NET
5 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.55%) Ajax
6 1 (0.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
1 5 (2.73%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (1.09%) EPoS
2 2 (1.09%) NHS
2 2 (1.09%) FMCG
2 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
2 2 (1.09%) IVR
3 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.10%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.64%) Solaris
4 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.09%) AIX
5 2 (1.09%) UNIX
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) Test Scripting
2 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (10.38%) Change Management
5 17 (9.29%) Data Modelling
6 16 (8.74%) Unit Testing
7 14 (7.65%) CRM
7 14 (7.65%) Performance Testing
7 14 (7.65%) Test Management
7 14 (7.65%) Test Strategy
8 13 (7.10%) Project Management
9 12 (6.56%) System Testing
9 12 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 12 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.01%) Software Testing
10 11 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (5.46%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.37%) Migration
12 8 (4.37%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (3.83%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.84%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.19%) Java
4 4 (2.19%) ABAP
5 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.09%) sed
6 2 (1.09%) Perl
6 2 (1.09%) Korn
6 2 (1.09%) AWK
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) ISEB
2 14 (7.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) MCTS
4 3 (1.64%) MCITP
4 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.02%) QA
2 7 (3.83%) WCAG
3 5 (2.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
2 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 31 (16.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.73%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (1.64%) Control-M
4 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) SCCM
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (17.49%) Oracle
2 20 (10.93%) SAP
3 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.92%) Siebel
5 7 (3.83%) Google
6 4 (2.19%) IBM
6 4 (2.19%) HP
7 3 (1.64%) VMware
8 2 (1.09%) CA
8 2 (1.09%) NetApp
8 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.09%) Cisco
8 2 (1.09%) Kronos
9 1 (0.55%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.55%) Progress
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.55%) Temenos
9 1 (0.55%) Avaya
9 1 (0.55%) Juniper
9 1 (0.55%) Citrix
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Talent Source Global
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Halifax
Orgtel
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