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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.57% 2.75% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 3.23% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £303 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.49% -36.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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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
142 186 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 64.84% 85.32% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 111 55
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Lombardi
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Informatica
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Legal
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 2 (15.38%) New Media
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Lombardi
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Change Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) New Media
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ACCA
1 1 (7.69%) CIMA
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce