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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.27% 2.58% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.49% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 57
Average daily rate
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£320 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
2248 1863 1344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.83% 73.99% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1553 1236 736
Average daily rate £375 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 48
Average hourly rate £13.60 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £106.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 22 May 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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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 +2 63 £315 -4.54% 10
South Yorkshire -4 13 £288 -19.29% 2
North Yorkshire +11 11 £340 +29.52% 5
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 -
Humberside - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.63%) Test Scripting
3 28 (17.39%) Finance
4 26 (16.15%) ISEB
5 25 (15.53%) SQL
6 23 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 20 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (11.80%) QA
9 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
9 18 (11.18%) Test Strategy
10 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (10.56%) System Testing
11 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
12 15 (9.32%) .NET
12 15 (9.32%) Oracle
12 15 (9.32%) Project Management
13 13 (8.07%) T-SQL
13 13 (8.07%) C#
13 13 (8.07%) Test Management
13 13 (8.07%) ISTQB
14 12 (7.45%) Logistics
14 12 (7.45%) ITIL
15 11 (6.83%) Application Packaging
15 11 (6.83%) Retail
15 11 (6.83%) Manual Testing
16 10 (6.21%) Degree
16 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
16 10 (6.21%) Change Management
17 9 (5.59%) PRINCE2
17 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.48%) SAS
3 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.86%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) OpenEdge
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Office
1 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.48%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Maximo
2 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.62%) Agresso
4 1 (0.62%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) DNS
2 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.73%) Selenium
3 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.86%) Subversion
5 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.62%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.62%) MSI
6 1 (0.62%) Toad
6 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 11 (6.83%) Retail
3 10 (6.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.73%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (45.34%) Analyst
2 38 (23.60%) Test Analyst
3 25 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 14 (8.70%) Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Tester
6 10 (6.21%) Test Leader
7 9 (5.59%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.97%) Test Manager
8 8 (4.97%) Applications Packager
9 6 (3.73%) Business Change Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Change Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) Consultant
12 3 (1.86%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (1.86%) Software Engineer
12 3 (1.86%) Business Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Administrator
12 3 (1.86%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.32%) .NET
2 11 (6.83%) Application Packaging
3 7 (4.35%) WinForms
4 6 (3.73%) XML
5 5 (3.11%) HTML
6 3 (1.86%) Web Services
7 2 (1.24%) jQuery
7 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.24%) CSS
7 2 (1.24%) XPages
8 1 (0.62%) XSD
8 1 (0.62%) Ajax
8 1 (0.62%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (1.86%) FMCG
3 2 (1.24%) Open Source
3 2 (1.24%) Life Science
3 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.24%) Replication
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.24%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.24%) NHS
3 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.62%) W3C
4 1 (0.62%) AS400
4 1 (0.62%) IVR
4 1 (0.62%) CMDB
4 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.73%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.24%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.63%) Test Scripting
3 23 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 20 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (11.18%) Test Strategy
6 17 (10.56%) System Testing
7 15 (9.32%) Project Management
8 13 (8.07%) Test Management
9 12 (7.45%) Logistics
9 12 (7.45%) ITIL
10 11 (6.83%) Manual Testing
11 10 (6.21%) Change Management
12 9 (5.59%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Business Analysis
13 8 (4.97%) Service Management
13 8 (4.97%) ITSM
13 8 (4.97%) Scrum
13 8 (4.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) SQL
2 13 (8.07%) T-SQL
2 13 (8.07%) C#
3 9 (5.59%) Java
4 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.35%) VB
5 7 (4.35%) VB6
6 5 (3.11%) PHP
6 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.48%) Perl
8 3 (1.86%) LotusScript
8 3 (1.86%) Python
8 3 (1.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.62%) VBScript
9 1 (0.62%) R
9 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (16.15%) ISEB
2 13 (8.07%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.21%) Degree
4 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.86%) PMP
6 3 (1.86%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) QA
2 2 (1.24%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) OpenView
2 3 (1.86%) Puppet
3 2 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.32%) Oracle
3 4 (2.48%) HP
4 3 (1.86%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.86%) SAP
4 3 (1.86%) Lotus
5 1 (0.62%) webMethods
5 1 (0.62%) VMware
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco
5 1 (0.62%) IBM
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.62%) BMC
5 1 (0.62%) Informatica
5 1 (0.62%) Veeam
5 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £300 per day - 6 Month Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day + .
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Volt
Rate: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago