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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.66% 3.93% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 5.56% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
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£370 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £553 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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
283 198 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.08% 70.71% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 99 115
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 7 £370 -17.77%
Brackley - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Logistics
3 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 7 (25.93%) QA
5 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Agresso
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Management
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) BASE24
8 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.41%) ERP
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.70%) ACCA
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.70%) ISEB
9 1 (3.70%) JDA
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.70%) CRM
9 1 (3.70%) IVR
9 1 (3.70%) Retail
9 1 (3.70%) Billing
9 1 (3.70%) CIMA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Agresso
2 2 (7.41%) BASE24
3 1 (3.70%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Test Manager
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Change Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Change Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Logistics
2 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Operations Management
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Test Management
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ACCA
1 1 (3.70%) CIMA
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) JDA
1 1 (3.70%) RedPrairie
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