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 3 months to 28 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 80 49
Rank change year-on-year -5 -31  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 61 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.86% 2.18% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.52% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 79
Median daily rate £400 £388 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1668 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +6 23 £400 - 12
South Yorkshire +8 8 £663 +70.96% 1
North Yorkshire -2 3 £288 -21.50% 1
East Yorkshire -3 3 £400 +3.89% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 26 (37.14%) Test Automation
2 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
6 13 (18.57%) SQL
6 13 (18.57%) QA
6 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
6 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.71%) ISEB
8 11 (15.71%) Oracle
8 11 (15.71%) Degree
8 11 (15.71%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
9 10 (14.29%) BDD
9 10 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 10 (14.29%) .NET
10 9 (12.86%) Scrum
10 9 (12.86%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (12.86%) Banking
11 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
11 8 (11.43%) JIRA
12 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.00%) Functional Testing
13 6 (8.57%) User Stories
13 6 (8.57%) SIEM
13 6 (8.57%) Cyber Intelligence
13 6 (8.57%) OpenDNS

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 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.43%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) OpenDNS
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Maltego
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) DB2
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) Power BI
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) JIRA
2 6 (8.57%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) Appium
6 1 (1.43%) Genymotion
6 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) TestNG
6 1 (1.43%) UI Automator
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 3 (4.29%) Automotive
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (20.00%) Tester
3 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.86%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (8.57%) SOAP
3 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.71%) NHS
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) User Experience
4 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) Tandem
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Android
1 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Test Automation
2 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
3 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
6 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
7 11 (15.71%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (14.29%) BDD
8 10 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Functional Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Cyber Intelligence
11 6 (8.57%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (8.57%) SIEM
11 6 (8.57%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (8.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Groovy
3 2 (2.86%) JCL
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
1 11 (15.71%) ISEB
2 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Intel
5 3 (4.29%) Informatica
6 2 (2.86%) Ariba
6 2 (2.86%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Sage
6 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (2.86%) Siebel
7 1 (1.43%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.43%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago