The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 22 24 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 4.18% 2.68% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 3.11% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £405 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.00% +36.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 210 193 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 79.85% 86.16% 83.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 146 162
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +52.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Northampton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Northampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northampton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) Test Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.12%) SCCM
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
7 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.09%) Power BI
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (9.09%) Selenium
8 3 (9.09%) Boomi
8 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (9.09%) VMware
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Power BI
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) UAT Lead
3 4 (12.12%) UAT Test Lead
4 3 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Project Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SSIS Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.18%) Test Management
3 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) IAS 39
1 2 (6.06%) IFRS
1 2 (6.06%) IFRS 9
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Teradata
Northampton
Reco Group
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