Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 120 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 -32
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 82 68 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.77% 1.46% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.76% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 91
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £259 £217 £209
90th Percentile £475 £458 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.92% +32.43%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +17.36%

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 3,879 3,872 4,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.92% 83.00% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,545 2,508 3,259
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 165
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.44 £9.99
90th Percentile £42.10 £32.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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
West Yorkshire +13 64 £325 - 25
South Yorkshire +8 11 £403 +34.17% 2
North Yorkshire +3 3 £350 -33.33% 7
East Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 4
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 19 (23.17%) System Integration Testing
3 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
3 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.07%) SQL
6 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.63%) Migration
7 10 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
8 9 (10.98%) Change Management
8 9 (10.98%) .NET
9 8 (9.76%) Java
9 8 (9.76%) SAP
9 8 (9.76%) ISEB
9 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.76%) Retail
9 8 (9.76%) JIRA
10 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.54%) Banking
10 7 (8.54%) ERP
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle
10 7 (8.54%) Web Services
11 6 (7.32%) XML
11 6 (7.32%) HTML
11 6 (7.32%) Windows
11 6 (7.32%) C#
11 6 (7.32%) Logistics
11 6 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center

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 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (7.32%) SAP HR-PA
2 4 (4.88%) SAP HCM
3 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (3.66%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.66%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.22%) BASE24
4 1 (1.22%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.22%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Selenium
2 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
4 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.22%) MSTest
4 1 (1.22%) VersaTest
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 7 (8.54%) Banking
4 5 (6.10%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.66%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.76%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Payroll Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) SAP Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.10%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.88%) SAP HCM Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Project Officer
9 3 (3.66%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) Web Services
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) XML
4 5 (6.10%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.66%) Ajax
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.44%) EDI
6 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.44%) jQuery
6 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.22%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.22%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.66%) IVR
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) AS400
4 1 (1.22%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) iSeries
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
1 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
2 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) System Integration Testing
2 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
3 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.63%) Migration
5 10 (12.20%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (10.98%) Change Management
7 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.54%) ERP
8 7 (8.54%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.32%) Logistics
9 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) User Stories
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Scrum
10 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.10%) System Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Test Management
11 4 (4.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) COBOL
5 2 (2.44%) LotusScript
5 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) RPG
6 1 (1.22%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.76%) ISEB
3 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
1 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) SAP
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.44%) Lotus
6 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.22%) Demandware
7 1 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.22%) Workday