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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.37% 4.26% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 5.06% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £18.29
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -1.58%
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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
153 158 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 72.51% 84.04% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 107
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £523 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) IVR
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) UAT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Campaign Executive
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA