The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 23 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.45% 0.92% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.27% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£475 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.73% 72.48% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 42
Average daily rate £450 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 14 (56.00%) Finance
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 13 (52.00%) SAP
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (32.00%) IBM
5 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (28.00%) Campaign Management
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (28.00%) Neolane
6 7 (28.00%) ETL
6 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
6 7 (28.00%) CRM
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (28.00%) Change Management
6 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (28.00%) Marketing
6 7 (28.00%) SugarCRM
6 7 (28.00%) Unica
6 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (24.00%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) ERP
7 6 (24.00%) Agresso
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Use Case

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Agresso
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
3 7 (28.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Web Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Integration
1 3 (12.00%) FMCG
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (28.00%) Campaign Management
4 7 (28.00%) ETL
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (24.00%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) ERP
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Use Case
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Information Management
7 3 (12.00%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
1 13 (52.00%) SAP
2 8 (32.00%) IBM
3 7 (28.00%) Neolane
3 7 (28.00%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (28.00%) Unica
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian