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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 31 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.64% 4.09% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 5.45% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 10
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£363 £370 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -15.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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
321 275 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 77.16% 74.93% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 125
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 9 £425 -5.55%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Informatica
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Internet
5 3 (15.00%) Legal
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (15.00%) Lombardi
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Use Case
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) New Media
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Lombardi
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Billing
6 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Manager
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) New Media
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ETL
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) SDLC
2 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Use Case
3 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Informatica
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) HP
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