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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 30 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.00% 0.70% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 0.87% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £500 £333 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.37% -26.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
247 344 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.33% 80.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 228 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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 +14 4 £500 +50.37% 2
Corby - 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 12 (70.59%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) QA
3 6 (35.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (35.29%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) WSDL
5 4 (23.53%) SSL
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) NHS
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business Change Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Business IT Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) IT Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Portfolio Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) RESTful
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) WSDL
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (35.29%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) JDA
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) RedPrairie
1 1 (5.88%) SAP