Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 120 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 -46 -27
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 44 53 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.44% 1.48% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.72% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 86
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £255 £283 £236
90th Percentile £438 £486 £478
Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +1.33% +25.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
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 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 2591 3084 3750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.81% 86.29% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 2026 2579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Leeds -2 27 £350 -9.39% 6
Bradford +21 5 £521 +48.71% 3
Halifax +13 5 £375 +27.12%
Wakefield - 3 £375 -
Huddersfield 0 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) SAP HR-PA
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) SAP
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.36%) ISEB
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (11.36%) Banking
7 4 (9.09%) Retail
7 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.09%) SAP HCM
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.09%) SQL
7 4 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (6.82%) C#
8 3 (6.82%) Java

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 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SAP HR-PA
2 4 (9.09%) SAP HCM
3 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.55%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.27%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.27%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) MSTest
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Payroll Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) SAP HR Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
1 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.82%) Ajax
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) IVR
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (20.45%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) ERP
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) OO
7 3 (6.82%) OOP
7 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C#
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) RACF
1 1 (2.27%) XenApp
1 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) AppSense
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.27%) Demandware
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow