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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.73% 1.09% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 1.36% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate £450 £341 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% +62.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
324 369 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.40% 80.57% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 240 171
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 4 £500 +48.14% 1
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) ERP
3 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
7 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) Conflict Management
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) NHS
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Information Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) HR Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) HR Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) WSDL
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 7 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.00%) JDA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie