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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 49 48 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.08% 1.70% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.17% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Median daily rate £280 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 367 414 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.09% 78.11% 78.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 281 215
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £589 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -15.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 0 3 £368 +47.00% 1
Doncaster -4 2 £206 -17.50%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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

1 8 (47.06%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) JCL
5 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (11.76%) ADO
5 2 (11.76%) DB2
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 2 (11.76%) ActiveX
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) DB2
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
General
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Applications Support
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) ActiveX
1 2 (11.76%) ADO
1 2 (11.76%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) ERP
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Database Theory
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JCL
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VB
1 2 (11.76%) VBA
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle