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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 17 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.92% 2.01% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 2.45% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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
292 163 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 84.15% 81.91% 74.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 114 132
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 - £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton 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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 15 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (27.78%) Dell
6 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 10 (27.78%) VMware
6 10 (27.78%) Banking
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (27.78%) Power BI
6 10 (27.78%) Boomi
6 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) Coaching
8 5 (13.89%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) Citrix
9 4 (11.11%) Test Management
9 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (27.78%) Power BI
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2016
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) SSIS Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) UAT Lead
6 4 (11.11%) UAT Test Lead
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Power BI Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Project Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) SSRS Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.56%) UAT Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) Continuous Deployment
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Management
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.33%) ETL
8 3 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.56%) Feasibility Study
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Dell
2 10 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata