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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 65 88 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.59% 3.81% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 5.19% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 48
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£330 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.25 £23.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.78% +91.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-24.48% -36.75%
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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
1974 1694 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.74% 73.43% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1010 735
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 62
Average hourly rate £17.69 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.22 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.60 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -29 42 £288 -6.50% 15
South Yorkshire -3 13 £275 +22.22% 3
North Yorkshire -3 8 £355 +54.34% 7
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 56 (40.00%) Finance
2 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (22.14%) ISEB
4 30 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 24 (17.14%) SQL
6 21 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 20 (14.29%) Logistics
7 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
9 17 (12.14%) Integration Testing
10 15 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 13 (9.29%) System Testing
11 13 (9.29%) ISTQB
11 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.29%) Project Management
12 12 (8.57%) .NET
12 12 (8.57%) C#
12 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
13 11 (7.86%) MS Office
13 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
13 11 (7.86%) Business Transformation
13 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (7.14%) Test Management
14 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
14 10 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
14 10 (7.14%) Banking
14 10 (7.14%) CRM
14 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
14 10 (7.14%) Scrum
15 9 (6.43%) Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.71%) SAS
3 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.86%) MS Office
3 4 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.00%) Maximo
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.71%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
1 1 (0.71%) WAN
1 1 (0.71%) SAN
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
1 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.43%) MS Access
3 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.86%) Selenium
2 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.14%) Subversion
3 3 (2.14%) JIRA
3 3 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.43%) Toad
5 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 56 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.14%) Banking
3 9 (6.43%) Retail
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 3 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (54.29%) Analyst
2 38 (27.14%) Test Analyst
3 35 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 17 (12.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 9 (6.43%) Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Tester
6 9 (6.43%) UAT Analyst
7 8 (5.71%) Coordinator
8 7 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
8 7 (5.00%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 6 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.86%) Applications Packager
12 3 (2.14%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (2.14%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) .NET
2 6 (4.29%) HTML
3 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (2.14%) Ajax
5 3 (2.14%) Web Services
6 2 (1.43%) CSS
6 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.43%) WinForms
6 2 (1.43%) WCF
6 2 (1.43%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.14%) FMCG
3 2 (1.43%) NHS
3 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.43%) Replication
3 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.71%) Life Science
4 1 (0.71%) CMDB
4 1 (0.71%) W3C
4 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.86%) Windows
3 2 (1.43%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 21 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
4 20 (14.29%) Logistics
4 20 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.14%) Integration Testing
6 15 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 13 (9.29%) System Testing
7 13 (9.29%) Project Management
8 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.86%) Business Transformation
9 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 10 (7.14%) Test Management
9 10 (7.14%) CRM
9 10 (7.14%) Scrum
10 9 (6.43%) Migration
11 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.71%) ITIL
11 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) SQL
2 12 (8.57%) C#
3 8 (5.71%) Java
3 8 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.00%) PHP
5 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.57%) Perl
6 5 (3.57%) Python
6 5 (3.57%) Ruby
7 3 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) VB6
8 2 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) R
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.14%) ISEB
2 13 (9.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.00%) Degree
4 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.43%) PMP
8 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) HP
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle
4 4 (2.86%) SAP
5 3 (2.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) BMC
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Apple
6 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.71%) ION Trading
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum 3 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago