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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.34% 7.02% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 7.79% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £393 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% +25.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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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
156 154 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.23% 90.06% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 117 40
Average daily rate £500 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) Agresso
6 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Unica
6 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (18.18%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Agresso
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Product Owner
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) TM1 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Campaign Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (18.18%) Unica
3 2 (18.18%) Neolane