Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 106 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -44
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 95 86 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.95% 1.97% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.31% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 68
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.72% +3.95% +26.67%
10th Percentile £215 £261 £258
90th Percentile £412 £575 £498
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.00 - £24.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.00% +13.64% -17.29%

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 4,223 3,726 4,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.48% 85.32% 85.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 2,481 3,052
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £279 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 99 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.92 £9.81 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.00 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +18 71 £331 -5.36% 12
South Yorkshire -28 14 £325 -40.91% 4
North Yorkshire +6 7 £325 -14.47% 5
East Yorkshire +3 3 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
3 14 (14.74%) Project Management
3 14 (14.74%) Finance
3 14 (14.74%) Business Analysis
4 13 (13.68%) Migration
4 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (12.63%) System Testing
5 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
6 11 (11.58%) Legal
6 11 (11.58%) Time Management
7 10 (10.53%) QA
7 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 10 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 10 (10.53%) Windows
8 9 (9.47%) Oracle
8 9 (9.47%) SQL
8 9 (9.47%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.47%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.47%) JIRA
8 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (8.42%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) Software Testing

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 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.05%) iTrent
3 1 (1.05%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.05%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
1 1 (1.05%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.05%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) MS Access
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) GIS
4 1 (1.05%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Selenium
5 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (14.74%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Legal
3 7 (7.37%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.16%) Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (60.00%) Analyst
2 27 (28.42%) Business Analyst
3 22 (23.16%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Test Leader
5 7 (7.37%) Business IT Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Coordinator
5 7 (7.37%) IT Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) Developer
6 6 (6.32%) Test Coordinator
7 5 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) HR Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Manual Test Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Retail Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) CSS3
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) jQuery
4 1 (1.05%) Node.js
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Robotics
4 2 (2.11%) SCADA
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
1 10 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (23.16%) Test Scripting
3 14 (14.74%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.74%) Project Management
4 13 (13.68%) Migration
5 12 (12.63%) System Testing
6 11 (11.58%) Time Management
7 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.47%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.47%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.42%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (8.42%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.37%) Integration Testing
10 7 (7.37%) SDLC
10 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.11%) COBOL
3 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.05%) C#
4 1 (1.05%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.11%) ISEB
3 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 6 (6.32%) GxP
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) PMO
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.11%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.05%) Capita
5 1 (1.05%) Citrix
5 1 (1.05%) HP
5 1 (1.05%) JDA
5 1 (1.05%) Northgate
5 1 (1.05%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) Xamarin