Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 41
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.88% 3.58% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 4.11% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 15
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +31.03% -0.68%
10th Percentile £243 £313 £260
90th Percentile £498 £550 £440
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% +112.96% -56.80%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 586 803 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 84.32% 87.09% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 588 436
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -10 16 £375 -21.05%
Corby - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) JMS
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
6 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (10.00%) Rendezvous
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Information Management
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JMS
1 2 (10.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Information Management
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Conflict Management
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.00%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) IIBA
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) Pega