The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.38% 3.27% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.07% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
Average daily rate
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£305 £488 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.43% +27.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £357 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £515 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 123 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.05% 80.39% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 60 140
Average daily rate £413 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 27 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) BPR
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) IVR
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Executive
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley