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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.31% 2.78% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.75% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £304 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.28 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.37 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +30.76%
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
541 560 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.61% 74.17% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 286 402
Median daily rate £375 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 27
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
St Albans - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £350 +12.90%
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
2 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.75%) Java
4 6 (18.75%) ISEB
4 6 (18.75%) IBM
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) SAP
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 4 (12.50%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Advertising
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Maximo
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Maximo
2 1 (3.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (9.38%) Toad
2 1 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (3.13%) PVCS
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Defect Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.25%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) JSF
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) iPad
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL
8 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Ada
5 1 (3.13%) AWK
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 8583
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Salt
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Talend