The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 76 52
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.58% 1.52% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.79% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 25
Median daily rate £325 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £550 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +20.48% +9.78%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 870 1231 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.80% 85.25% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 874 687
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 17
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
6 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) ISEB
6 6 (20.69%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) MS Access
7 5 (17.24%) VB
7 5 (17.24%) VBA
7 5 (17.24%) SAP
7 5 (17.24%) ADO
7 5 (17.24%) ActiveX
7 5 (17.24%) DAO
7 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Database Theory

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MS Access
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Business Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) ERP Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Finance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) HR Manager
5 2 (6.90%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior UAT Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Logistics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ActiveX
2 5 (17.24%) ADO
2 5 (17.24%) DAO
3 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Tandem
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
3 6 (20.69%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) Database Theory
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) VBA
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
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