Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.21% 4.75% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 5.45% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 7
Northampton median daily rate £363 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +31.03% -2.03%
10th Percentile £224 £313 £230
90th Percentile £479 £550 £510
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £475 £363
% change year-on-year -21.05% +31.03% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 395 514 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 84.40% 87.12% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 389 291
Northampton median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
10th Percentile £200 £300 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Northampton median hourly rate £11.79 £11.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.54% -37.90% +23.47%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.50 £13.15
90th Percentile £14.35 £29.53 £20.61
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
% change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Conflict Management
5 1 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) TIBCO Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) JMS
1 1 (6.67%) Rendezvous
1 1 (6.67%) RESTful
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) Conflict Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) IIBA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Pega
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO