The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.36% 2.74% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.28% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Median daily rate £500 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.73%
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 £23.00 £33.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-32.03% +36.72%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
357 335 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.61% 83.54% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 237 184
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.48% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northamptonshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northamptonshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 12 £500 +11.11% 1
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Power BI
3 8 (50.00%) Boomi
3 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (50.00%) Dell
3 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (50.00%) Power BI
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Integration Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) SSIS Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Power BI Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) SSRS Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) UAT Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Dell
2 8 (50.00%) VMware