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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.27% 1.34% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 1.84% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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
615 381 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.46% 72.85% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 187 342
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +48.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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 0 5 £388 -13.98%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £271 -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (41.18%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) ISEB
5 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 5 (14.71%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Data Entry
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Informatics
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) HTML
7 4 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) SAP
7 4 (11.76%) UNIX
8 3 (8.82%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) Business Objects

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) lighttpd
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
1 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) VRRP
1 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
2 2 (5.88%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Selenium
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (2.94%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) Flash
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) OLE
4 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Informatics
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
3 5 (14.71%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Data Entry
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.88%) Web Design
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
1 2 (5.88%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Xen
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Tableau
5 2 (5.88%) Adobe
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) ATG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
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