Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 118 114
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -42
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 72 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.12% 1.06% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.22% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +3.56% +28.75%
10th Percentile £224 £320 £300
90th Percentile £425 £467 £475
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £404 £385
% change year-on-year -13.31% +4.87% +21.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 -
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -

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 2,469 3,595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 88.95% 87.58% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,066 1,698 2,452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £305 £276 £285
90th Percentile £542 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 56
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.98% +5.13% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.41 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.28 £33.82 £22.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +3.57%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +6 57 £344 -14.06% 17
Bradford - 8 £385 - 1
Halifax +3 4 £297 -24.81%
Castleford - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (15.28%) Time Management
6 9 (12.50%) Legal
6 9 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (11.11%) Finance
7 8 (11.11%) Scrum
7 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 8 (11.11%) Oracle
8 7 (9.72%) Virtual Team
8 7 (9.72%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (9.72%) Web Services
8 7 (9.72%) HTML
8 7 (9.72%) Java
8 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.72%) JIRA
9 6 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (8.33%) MS Access
9 6 (8.33%) GxP
9 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.33%) System Testing

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.39%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MS Access
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.17%) GIS
3 3 (4.17%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) JIRA
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (12.50%) Legal
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Games
6 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Analyst
2 24 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Agile Business Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Developer
6 8 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Tester
9 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Retail Business Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.17%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) HTML
1 7 (9.72%) Web Services
2 5 (6.94%) XML
3 3 (4.17%) CSS
3 3 (4.17%) jQuery
3 3 (4.17%) PySpark
3 3 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.17%) REST
4 2 (2.78%) .NET
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.39%) CSS3
5 1 (1.39%) HTML5
5 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.72%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
1 3 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 14 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.28%) Time Management
5 9 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Scrum
7 7 (9.72%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (9.72%) Test Scripting
7 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (8.33%) System Testing
8 6 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.94%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) Java
2 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.94%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) COBOL
4 3 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) LotusScript
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) GxP
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) PMO
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Capita
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Infor
5 1 (1.39%) Lotus