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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.77% 2.39% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 2.90% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
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£413 £303 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +6.17%
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
243 310 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 70.43% 82.23% 66.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 189 105
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +24.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +5 11 £413 +36.36% 3
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Informatica
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Lombardi
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Billing
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Lombardi
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Billing
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) New Media
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) ETL
2 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
2 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP