Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 122 86
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36 -29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 88 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.08% 1.61% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.92% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 117
Yorkshire median daily rate £380 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £208
90th Percentile £575 £500 £450
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year +13.64% -17.29% +20.91%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3700 4584 5132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.48% 84.13% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2984 3518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 131 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -
10th Percentile £9.94 £11.06 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.00 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire 0 47 £350 -7.89% 8
South Yorkshire +33 39 £550 +46.67%
North Yorkshire -1 3 £380 +1.33% 2
East Yorkshire -7 2 £325 +109.68%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (29.35%) Test Automation
4 23 (25.00%) Banking
5 21 (22.83%) Data Modelling
5 21 (22.83%) Test Scripting
6 17 (18.48%) Incident Management
7 16 (17.39%) Symantec
7 16 (17.39%) Investment Management
7 16 (17.39%) Test Strategy
7 16 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.13%) SQL
10 13 (14.13%) Validation
11 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (10.87%) Manual Testing
12 10 (10.87%) Java
12 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
12 10 (10.87%) Migration
12 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.78%) Web Services
13 9 (9.78%) .NET
14 8 (8.70%) DNS
14 8 (8.70%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.70%) SIEM
14 8 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
14 8 (8.70%) Elastic Stack

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.09%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (6.52%) SAP HR-PA
3 4 (4.35%) SAP HCM
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.17%) SAP HR
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (1.09%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) OpenDNS
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.09%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) Maltego
2 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.17%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.09%) Ant
4 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.09%) MSTest
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.09%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.09%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Analyst
2 22 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Developer
4 13 (14.13%) Consultant
5 10 (10.87%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Integration Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Business Integration Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Integration Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) Payroll Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) SAP Payroll Consultant
8 6 (6.52%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Project Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) SAP HCM Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Security Specialist
11 3 (3.26%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) Web Services
2 8 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (6.52%) XML
4 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.35%) Java EE
5 3 (3.26%) Ajax
5 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.26%) CSS
5 3 (3.26%) EDI
5 3 (3.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.17%) HTML
6 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.26%) IVR
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Unix
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (29.35%) Test Automation
3 21 (22.83%) Data Modelling
3 21 (22.83%) Test Scripting
4 17 (18.48%) Incident Management
5 16 (17.39%) Investment Management
5 16 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 15 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (14.13%) Validation
9 12 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.87%) Manual Testing
10 10 (10.87%) Migration
11 8 (8.70%) Cyber Intelligence
11 8 (8.70%) Integration Testing
11 8 (8.70%) SIEM
11 8 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
12 7 (7.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
2 10 (10.87%) Java
3 4 (4.35%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) C++
3 4 (4.35%) PHP
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) COBOL
5 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) ISEB
1 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.52%) CISM
2 6 (6.52%) CISSP
2 6 (6.52%) CRISC
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) CEH
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.09%) RACF
1 1 (1.09%) XenApp
1 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Symantec
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) SAP
5 5 (5.43%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Intel
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
8 2 (2.17%) Infor
8 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.09%) AppSense
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix
9 1 (1.09%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.09%) Demandware
9 1 (1.09%) Workday