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 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)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 31 24 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.17% 4.59% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 5.33% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Median daily rate £438 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +23.28%  
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 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 302 319 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.89% 86.22% 82.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 245 252
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +2 11 £405 -19.00% 3
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Test Management
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (13.16%) Windows
7 5 (13.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle
8 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.53%) SCCM
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.89%) Selenium
9 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (7.89%) Power BI
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (7.89%) Boomi

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.89%) Power BI
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
1 3 (7.89%) Selenium
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) UAT Lead
4 4 (10.53%) UAT Test Lead
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Project Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SSIS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Test Management
4 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.89%) Change Management
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (7.89%) ETL
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) OCR
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) IAS 39
1 2 (5.26%) IFRS
1 2 (5.26%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Citrix
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
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