Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 101 83
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 -34
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 38 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.21% 1.45% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.65% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 55
Leeds median daily rate £350 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +29.17% -10.45%
10th Percentile £204 £308 £225
90th Percentile £438 £518 £459
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.97% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £32.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year - -25.00% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1924 2307 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.20% 87.82% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1560 2010
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.25 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.13 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.08 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.97% -3.33% +3.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Ajax
5 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) IVR
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) C#

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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Support
5 2 (7.41%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) Ajax
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) COBOL
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) RACF
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) AppSense
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow