The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.14% 2.38% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 3.07% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £370 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
215 163 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 74.91% 77.62% 87.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 60
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northampton region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Informatica
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (20.00%) New Media
5 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (20.00%) Lombardi
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Lombardi
2 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) New Media
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
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%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Informatica
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) HP