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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.11% 1.30% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 1.69% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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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
152 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.36% 76.62% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 42 51
Average daily rate £475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.75 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £14.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £41.75 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (34.38%) Change Management
5 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
5 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
6 10 (31.25%) Retail
7 8 (25.00%) ERP
7 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 8 (25.00%) Agresso
8 7 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (21.88%) ETL
8 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
8 7 (21.88%) CRM
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (21.88%) Marketing
8 7 (21.88%) SugarCRM
8 7 (21.88%) Unica
8 7 (21.88%) Campaign Management
8 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.88%) Neolane
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (21.88%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Agresso
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Retail
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
1 3 (9.38%) FMCG
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Change Management
3 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
3 11 (34.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.00%) ERP
5 7 (21.88%) CRM
5 7 (21.88%) ETL
5 7 (21.88%) Campaign Management
5 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 6 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Information Management
8 3 (9.38%) Demand Forecasting
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
1 15 (46.88%) SAP
2 8 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (21.88%) Unica
3 7 (21.88%) Neolane
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft