The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.04% 2.36% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 3.17% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate £425 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 473 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.66% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 255 254
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +1 4 £431 -17.85%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 12 (46.15%) Migration
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) Release Management
5 6 (23.08%) MS Project
6 4 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (11.54%) Publishing
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) JDA
7 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (7.69%) Presales
8 2 (7.69%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) Web Services
8 2 (7.69%) XML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Project
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maximo
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Boomi
1 2 (7.69%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (7.69%) JSON
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (3.85%) CGI
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Migration
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) Release Management
6 4 (15.38%) Performance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Presales
8 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Workflow
9 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) MBA
1 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) JDA
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.85%) BT
4 1 (3.85%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.85%) Huawei
4 1 (3.85%) Nokia
4 1 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
4 1 (3.85%) Siemens