Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 106 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -37
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 71 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.09% 1.59% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.83% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £344 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £283
90th Percentile £436 £438 £473
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 2,973 2,620 3,091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.49% 86.61% 87.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,030 1,809 2,013
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 67 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.81% +10.34% -4.92%
10th Percentile £11.22 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £31.20 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +25 53 £320 -3.76% 14
Bradford -18 8 £388 -8.34%
Wakefield +3 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Halifax -4 3 £331 -5.70%
Pudsey - 1 £388 -
Bingley - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
4 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (15.49%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (15.49%) Migration
5 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
6 10 (14.08%) Legal
6 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
6 10 (14.08%) System Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Time Management
7 9 (12.68%) Oracle
7 9 (12.68%) Finance
7 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 9 (12.68%) Manual Testing
7 9 (12.68%) JIRA
8 8 (11.27%) QA
8 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (11.27%) ERP
9 7 (9.86%) SQL
9 7 (9.86%) Windows
9 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.86%) SDLC

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 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) MS Access
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) JIRA
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.08%) Legal
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Analyst
2 21 (29.58%) Test Analyst
3 17 (23.94%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business IT Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Coordinator
4 7 (9.86%) IT Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) IT Business Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Test Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Digital Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.82%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
1 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) CSS3
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) Node.js
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.23%) NHS
4 2 (2.82%) SCADA
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
1 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
3 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.90%) Business Analysis
5 11 (15.49%) Migration
5 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
5 11 (15.49%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (14.08%) System Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Manual Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 9 (12.68%) Time Management
8 8 (11.27%) ERP
8 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
8 8 (11.27%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) COBOL
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) GxP
3 2 (2.82%) PMO
4 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) SAP
4 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.41%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin