Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 19 October 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 104 118
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 -48
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 70 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.04% 1.57% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.81% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 36
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £385 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% -2.22% +27.02%
10th Percentile £210 £265 £310
90th Percentile £425 £464 £463
Yorkshire median daily rate £356 £401 £385
% change year-on-year -11.21% +4.22% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - £24.00

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,020 2,537 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.12% 86.47% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,752 2,210
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 57 62
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.18 £8.69 £10.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £26.25 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +2.52%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Leeds +13 54 £323 -19.38% 11
Bradford -7 9 £400 -23.15%
Halifax +1 2 £331 -11.73% 1
Wakefield -1 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £375 -
Castleford - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
2 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (15.71%) Migration
4 11 (15.71%) Time Management
5 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (12.86%) Windows
6 9 (12.86%) Finance
6 9 (12.86%) Project Management
6 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
7 8 (11.43%) System Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Legal
7 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
7 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
7 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Virtual Team
8 7 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.57%) MS Access
9 6 (8.57%) GxP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.43%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.57%) MS Access
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.29%) GIS
4 3 (4.29%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Legal
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Business Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 7 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Test Coordinator
7 4 (5.71%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) SAP Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (1.43%) Ajax
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) CSS3
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.29%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
1 9 (12.86%) Windows 10
2 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.57%) Business Analysis
2 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.71%) Migration
3 11 (15.71%) Time Management
4 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
5 8 (11.43%) Regression Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) System Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.71%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) COBOL
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) GxP
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) PMO
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
2 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Infor
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com