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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.73% 3.28% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 4.29% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.11% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £450 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £450 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.36% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +12.50%
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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 Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 140 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 73.63% 76.50% 69.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 75 57
Average daily rate £400 £423 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -57.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) CIMA
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Agresso
4 2 (22.22%) ACCA
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Agresso
1 2 (22.22%) IntelliMatch
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Change Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CIMA
1 2 (22.22%) ACCA
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft