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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -24  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.72% 1.74% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.96% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 35
Median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £465 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 971 1329 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.11% 88.72% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 943 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.71%) ISEB
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) BDD
7 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) Selenium
9 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
10 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (11.43%) QA

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 (2.86%) Confluence
1 1 (2.86%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Appium
4 1 (2.86%) Genymotion
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) TestNG
4 1 (2.86%) UI Automator
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Tester
3 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.71%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Agile Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.43%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Android
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.00%) BDD
6 7 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 5 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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