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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 78 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 73 93 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.51% 3.13% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 3.86% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 49
Median daily rate £388 £300 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £209 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
2455 2412 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.48% 81.13% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1633 1708 1137
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 59 60
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +39.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £40.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -20 40 £400 +34.00% 5
North Yorkshire -2 13 £330 +32.00% 1
South Yorkshire -10 12 £413 -2.94%
East Yorkshire -1 5 £385 +18.46%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
4 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
5 18 (15.93%) CRM
5 18 (15.93%) System Integration Testing
6 17 (15.04%) SQL
6 17 (15.04%) Oracle
7 14 (12.39%) ISTQB
7 14 (12.39%) QA
8 13 (11.50%) Test Planning
9 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (10.62%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.62%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
9 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.73%) Migration
10 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
10 11 (9.73%) Business Analysis
10 11 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.73%) Test Management
10 11 (9.73%) Defect Management
11 10 (8.85%) Retail
11 10 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (8.85%) .NET
11 10 (8.85%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) SAS
2 3 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 2 (1.77%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.96%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.31%) MS Project
3 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.88%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.65%) DNS
2 3 (2.65%) SAN
3 2 (1.77%) VoIP
4 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.88%) DTS
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Power BI
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Selenium
2 6 (5.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.65%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.65%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) Appium
6 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (37.17%) Finance
2 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 8 (7.08%) Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (46.02%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Test Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Business Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) Test Manager
5 9 (7.96%) Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Consultant
6 8 (7.08%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.31%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Web Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Web Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Manual Test Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Telecoms Test Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) UAT Lead
9 4 (3.54%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.85%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) Middleware
3 4 (3.54%) HTML
3 4 (3.54%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.77%) Backbone.js
4 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.77%) jQuery
4 2 (1.77%) Mustache
4 2 (1.77%) Ninject
4 2 (1.77%) NLog
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.77%) SignalR
4 2 (1.77%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) IVR
3 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Windows
2 3 (2.65%) Linux
2 3 (2.65%) Unix
2 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
3 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
4 18 (15.93%) CRM
4 18 (15.93%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (11.50%) Test Planning
6 12 (10.62%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
6 12 (10.62%) Software Testing
6 12 (10.62%) Test Strategy
7 11 (9.73%) Business Analysis
7 11 (9.73%) Defect Management
7 11 (9.73%) Migration
7 11 (9.73%) Test Management
7 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.85%) ERP
9 9 (7.96%) Analytics
9 9 (7.96%) SDLC
9 9 (7.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Java
3 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.65%) C
4 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.77%) ABAP
5 2 (1.77%) C#
5 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.85%) ISEB
3 9 (7.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.54%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCAD
6 1 (0.88%) MCSD
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.65%) vCloud
2 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Oracle
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.54%) HP
5 3 (2.65%) Veeam
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) IFS
7 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.88%) Siebel