The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 29 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 Northamptonshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.93% 2.67% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.72% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate
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£303 £484 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.46% +26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £303 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.78%
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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 188 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.69% 71.76% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 108 184
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £307 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 5 £305 -37.43%
Kettering - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) QA
5 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) IVR
5 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Cognos
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (8.70%) RedPrairie
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Test Management
7 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (4.35%) Use Case
7 1 (4.35%) Campaign Management
7 1 (4.35%) ISEB
7 1 (4.35%) JDA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BASE24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) UAT Test Manager
4 4 (17.39%) UAT Manager
5 3 (13.04%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Change Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Campaign Executive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) IVR
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Logistics
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) ETL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.35%) BPR
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.35%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Test Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Cognos
1 2 (8.70%) RedPrairie
2 1 (4.35%) JDA
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