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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.63% 2.35% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 3.13% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -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
202 64 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 93.95% 75.29% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 36 82
Average daily rate £425 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle
2 16 (43.24%) SAP
3 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Retail
5 12 (32.43%) Scrum
5 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
6 11 (29.73%) Change Management
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 10 (27.03%) ERP
7 10 (27.03%) Agresso
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.22%) JIRA
11 5 (13.51%) Unica
11 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
11 5 (13.51%) Campaign Management
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.51%) Neolane
11 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (13.51%) CMS
1 5 (13.51%) SugarCRM
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Agresso
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) General Ledger
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Integration Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
2 4 (10.81%) EPoS
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) FMCG
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
1 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (32.43%) Scrum
2 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
3 11 (29.73%) Change Management
4 10 (27.03%) ERP
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.51%) Campaign Management
8 4 (10.81%) Android Development
8 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle
1 16 (43.24%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) IBM
2 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (13.51%) Unica
2 5 (13.51%) Neolane
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix