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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 15 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.27% 1.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% 2.26% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £331 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.39% -9.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +97.03%
User Acceptance Testing
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
302 177 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 87.79% 80.82% 70.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 128 109
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.75 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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 Northampton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
4 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (34.48%) Power BI
5 10 (34.48%) Boomi
5 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (34.48%) Dell
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL
5 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
7 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
9 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 5 (17.24%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
11 3 (10.34%) SCCM

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 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (34.48%) Power BI
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server 2016
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 10 (34.48%) Integration Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) SSIS Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Test Leader
5 4 (13.79%) UAT Lead
5 4 (13.79%) UAT Test Lead
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Power BI Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Project Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SSRS Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) UAT Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Business Process Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Deployment
3 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
3 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Mentoring
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Dell
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix