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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 97 89 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 -25  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.64% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.03% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 48
Median daily rate £325 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +127.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 1755 2268 2147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.39% 80.88% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 1527 1390
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 64 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £34.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 0 21 £320 -28.88% 13
South Yorkshire -1 5 £280 +12.00% 1
North Yorkshire +5 1 - - 3
East Yorkshire +3 1 £375 - 2
Humberside - 1 £350 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
2 17 (26.15%) Finance
3 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
4 14 (21.54%) SQL
5 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (18.46%) QA
6 12 (18.46%) Oracle
7 10 (15.38%) Degree
8 9 (13.85%) .NET
8 9 (13.85%) SAP
8 9 (13.85%) ERP
8 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
9 8 (12.31%) SoapUI
9 8 (12.31%) ISEB
9 8 (12.31%) SOAP
9 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
9 8 (12.31%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) Banking
10 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (10.77%) Groovy
10 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Database Theory
11 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (9.23%) BDD
11 6 (9.23%) SpecFlow

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.54%) Confluence
2 1 (1.54%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.54%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MS Access
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.23%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Tester
4 8 (12.31%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Support
5 7 (10.77%) Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Business Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) ERP Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Finance Manager
9 2 (3.08%) HR Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) SOAP
3 6 (9.23%) ActiveX
3 6 (9.23%) ADO
3 6 (9.23%) DAO
4 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) NHS
3 3 (4.62%) Tandem
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.08%) Derivative
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) EMC Centera
5 1 (1.54%) iSeries
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Test Scripting
2 15 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (13.85%) ERP
4 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
5 8 (12.31%) Scrum
5 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Automation Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.23%) BDD
7 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.23%) Database Theory
7 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
8 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Groovy
3 6 (9.23%) VB
3 6 (9.23%) VBA
4 2 (3.08%) JCL
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.54%) EMC
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Infor
4 1 (1.54%) Informatica
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
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