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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 88 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.95% 2.90% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.82% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 44
Average daily rate
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£300 £312 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £210 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
2377 1754 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.60% 75.83% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1094 852
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 64
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -25 52 £294 -5.92% 15
North Yorkshire +6 13 £250 - 3
South Yorkshire +1 12 £425 +44.68% 1
East Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.12%) Oracle
3 37 (19.89%) Test Scripting
4 30 (16.13%) Finance
5 29 (15.59%) SQL
6 28 (15.05%) Manual Testing
7 27 (14.52%) .NET
8 25 (13.44%) SQL Server
8 25 (13.44%) QA
9 23 (12.37%) ISEB
10 21 (11.29%) Software Testing
11 20 (10.75%) Visual Studio
12 18 (9.68%) C#
12 18 (9.68%) Integration Testing
13 17 (9.14%) System Testing
13 17 (9.14%) Test Management
13 17 (9.14%) Application Packaging
13 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
14 15 (8.06%) Test Strategy
14 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (8.06%) Application Discovery
15 14 (7.53%) Project Management
16 13 (6.99%) ISTQB
16 13 (6.99%) Retail
16 13 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
17 12 (6.45%) Scrum
17 12 (6.45%) Windows
18 11 (5.91%) T-SQL
18 11 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (5.91%) Oracle EBS

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.76%) SAS
2 6 (3.23%) Tuxedo
3 5 (2.69%) IIS
4 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.54%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.23%) MS Office
4 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Wireless
2 1 (0.54%) FTP
2 1 (0.54%) DNS
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.61%) MS Access
5 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.54%) IDMS
7 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (10.75%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.91%) Selenium
3 8 (4.30%) SpecFlow
4 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.23%) JIRA
6 5 (2.69%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.15%) Zephyr
7 4 (2.15%) NUnit
7 4 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.61%) Toad
8 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.54%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.54%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 30 (16.13%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Retail
3 10 (5.38%) Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (40.32%) Analyst
2 42 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 20 (10.75%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.75%) Tester
4 16 (8.60%) Developer
5 12 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 10 (5.38%) Coordinator
6 10 (5.38%) Test Manager
7 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.30%) Applications Packager
8 6 (3.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.23%) Consultant
8 6 (3.23%) Change Analyst
8 6 (3.23%) UAT Analyst
8 6 (3.23%) Business Change Analyst
8 6 (3.23%) Lead Tester
9 5 (2.69%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (2.69%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.15%) Applications Support Analyst
10 4 (2.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.52%) .NET
2 17 (9.14%) Application Packaging
3 7 (3.76%) WinForms
4 5 (2.69%) Gherkin
4 5 (2.69%) XML
5 4 (2.15%) Web Services
6 3 (1.61%) HTML
6 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.61%) CSS
6 3 (1.61%) jQuery
7 2 (1.08%) XPages
8 1 (0.54%) JRules
8 1 (0.54%) Ajax
8 1 (0.54%) WCF
8 1 (0.54%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.54%) SOAP
8 1 (0.54%) XSD
8 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.61%) NHS
3 3 (1.61%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.08%) IVR
4 2 (1.08%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.54%) Life Science
5 1 (0.54%) FMCG
5 1 (0.54%) W3C
5 1 (0.54%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.45%) Windows
2 6 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.89%) Test Scripting
3 28 (15.05%) Manual Testing
4 21 (11.29%) Software Testing
5 18 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 17 (9.14%) Test Management
6 17 (9.14%) System Testing
7 15 (8.06%) Test Strategy
7 15 (8.06%) Application Discovery
8 14 (7.53%) Project Management
9 13 (6.99%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (6.45%) Scrum
11 11 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.91%) Automated Testing
11 11 (5.91%) SDLC
11 11 (5.91%) Automation Testing
12 10 (5.38%) BDD
12 10 (5.38%) Revenue Management
12 10 (5.38%) TDD
12 10 (5.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.59%) SQL
2 18 (9.68%) C#
3 11 (5.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.84%) VB
5 8 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.76%) Java
6 7 (3.76%) VB6
7 3 (1.61%) LotusScript
7 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) VBA
9 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.54%) X++
9 1 (0.54%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (12.37%) ISEB
2 13 (6.99%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.84%) Degree
4 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.61%) PMP
5 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.44%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.61%) OpenView
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (23.12%) Oracle
2 17 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (2.15%) SAP
4 3 (1.61%) HP
4 3 (1.61%) Lotus
5 1 (0.54%) webMethods
5 1 (0.54%) VMware
5 1 (0.54%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.54%) Veeam
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago