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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 14 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.27% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.22% 1.61% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 1
Average daily rate
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£440 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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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
205 62 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.52% 74.70% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 31 66
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Luton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Retail
3 11 (28.95%) Change Management
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.95%) SAP
3 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
4 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.68%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle Assets
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (21.05%) Agresso
6 8 (21.05%) ERP
6 8 (21.05%) Migration
6 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) General Ledger
7 6 (15.79%) CMS
7 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 6 (15.79%) JIRA
8 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Management
8 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
9 4 (10.53%) EPoS
9 4 (10.53%) Windows
9 4 (10.53%) SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.26%) SugarCRM
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (21.05%) Agresso
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 14 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.53%) EPoS
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Change Management
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
1 11 (28.95%) Waterfall
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (21.05%) ERP
4 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 8 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.53%) Android Development
7 4 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 4 (10.53%) Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.53%) Use Case
8 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
1 11 (28.95%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) RedPrairie
2 3 (7.89%) JDA
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) Neolane
3 2 (5.26%) Unica
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
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