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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.83% 3.54% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 4.30% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.10% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £173 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £345 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
292 279 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 76.24% 82.30% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 163 103
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £23.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -2 5 £400 +33.33% 4
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) CIMA
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
5 1 (9.09%) ACCA
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) Ant
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Lombardi
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) UAT Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) UAT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CIMA
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce