Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 65 50
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.67% 1.65% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 2.05% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 20
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +47.78% -36.56%
10th Percentile £345 £258 £181
90th Percentile £680 £510 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +1.33% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 695 975 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.23% 80.51% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 663 577
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +41 35 £550 +22.22%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 24 (61.54%) Finance
1 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 17 (43.59%) Incident Management
4 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
4 16 (41.03%) Symantec
4 16 (41.03%) Investment Management
5 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (30.77%) Validation
8 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (20.51%) SIEM
9 8 (20.51%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (20.51%) DNS
9 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
9 8 (20.51%) OpenDNS
9 8 (20.51%) Maltego
9 8 (20.51%) Cyber Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.38%) Project Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Maltego
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) YouTrack
2 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 18 (46.15%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Integration Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Business Integration Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Incident Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Project Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Information Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) Java EE
3 4 (10.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 17 (43.59%) Incident Management
3 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
3 16 (41.03%) Investment Management
4 14 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 12 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 12 (30.77%) Validation
7 9 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Cyber Intelligence
8 8 (20.51%) SIEM
8 8 (20.51%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
9 7 (17.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 7 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
10 6 (15.38%) Project Planning
11 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C++
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CISM
1 6 (15.38%) CISSP
1 6 (15.38%) CRISC
2 3 (7.69%) CEH
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Symantec
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Intel
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Infor
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle