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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.55% 1.91% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.74% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £344
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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
488 438 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.16% 69.63% 69.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 227 321
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £104.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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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
St Albans -1 6 £375 -7.40%
Hertford - 2 £305 -
Watford +3 1 £525 +21.73%
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (38.89%) SAP
2 13 (36.11%) ETL
3 12 (33.33%) ERP
3 12 (33.33%) Analytics
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 11 (30.56%) Change Management
4 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (25.00%) Retail
6 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) QA
8 7 (19.44%) QlikView
8 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
8 7 (19.44%) Tableau
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (16.67%) Coaching
9 6 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
9 6 (16.67%) Star Schema
9 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
10 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) lighttpd
1 2 (5.56%) Node.js
1 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.78%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
1 2 (5.56%) VRRP
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) QlikView
3 6 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
3 6 (16.67%) Star Schema
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.89%) SAP Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Assistant
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.11%) Kindle
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Informatics
3 2 (5.56%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (5.56%) FMCG
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ETL
2 12 (33.33%) ERP
2 12 (33.33%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) Change Management
4 10 (27.78%) Project Management
5 9 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 6 (16.67%) Coaching
8 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.89%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.56%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Xen
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) SAP
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) Tableau
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
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