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 3 months to 23 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.46% 1.35% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.61% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £663 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.96% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £468 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.35% -19.09%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 372 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.69% 83.78% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 277 222
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 10
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.20 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £23.90 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +14 8 £663 +70.96% 1
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

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

1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) OpenDNS
2 6 (46.15%) Maltego
2 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Intel
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) JCL
6 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) QA

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 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Maltego
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
1 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JCL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) Intel