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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.61% 1.78% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.03% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 54
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £315 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1236 1772 1819
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.59% 85.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 1221 1298
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Leeds +18 19 £400 -1.23% 6
Halifax +10 2 £385 -6.09% 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (36.96%) Test Automation
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.74%) ISEB
6 10 (21.74%) Oracle
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
6 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
7 9 (19.57%) QA
7 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 8 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
9 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
9 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.04%) Banking
10 6 (13.04%) SOAP
10 6 (13.04%) Degree
11 5 (10.87%) Selenium
11 5 (10.87%) Retail
11 5 (10.87%) Project Management
11 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
1 1 (2.17%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Appium
4 1 (2.17%) Genymotion
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) TestNG
4 1 (2.17%) UI Automator
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Automotive
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Tester
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) SOAP
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (2.17%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Test Automation
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (15.22%) BDD
8 7 (15.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Functional Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
9 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) Defect Management
11 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Groovy
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Sage
3 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago