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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.10% 2.65% 7.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 2.90% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 10
Median daily rate £463 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £475 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
User Acceptance Testing
Bedfordshire

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
138 138 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.90% 91.39% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 106 104
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 4
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016, 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 Luton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) CAFM
6 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) Confluence
6 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (6.67%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Project Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Environment And Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Facilities Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP PP Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Use Case
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Data Transformation
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) CAFM
6 2 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Facilities Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft