The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 15 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 3.92% 5.95% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 6.62% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £288 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -7.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 91 151 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 89.22% 89.88% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 100 121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.21% +123.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Luton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) BEA
4 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSL
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (10.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Producer
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSL
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSF
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) BEA
2 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM