The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 June 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 41 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.94% 0.52% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.60% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £405 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 308 334 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.32% 87.66% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 243 178
Median daily rate £431 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Northamptonshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +6 3 £375 -11.76%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (11.11%) IFRS
6 2 (11.11%) IFRS 9
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
6 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (11.11%) IAS 39
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 2 (11.11%) ERP Manager
4 2 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) IAS 39
1 2 (11.11%) IFRS
1 2 (11.11%) IFRS 9
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.56%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft