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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.61% 1.03% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.41% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -8.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -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
651 354 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.32% 73.14% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.70 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 5 £261 -42.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £271 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
5 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) ISEB
6 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) ETL
7 5 (14.29%) Banking
7 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Data Entry
8 4 (11.43%) Informatics
8 4 (11.43%) Retail
8 4 (11.43%) UNIX
8 4 (11.43%) HTML
8 4 (11.43%) Java
8 4 (11.43%) SAP
9 3 (8.57%) Business Objects

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.71%) lighttpd
1 2 (5.71%) Node.js
1 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) VRRP
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) QlikView
2 2 (5.71%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.86%) Star Schema
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Graduate
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) DBA
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.86%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.86%) IT Assistant
6 1 (2.86%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) Flash
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) OLE
4 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Informatics
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (2.86%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (14.29%) Analytics
3 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Data Entry
5 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) System Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) GxP
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Xen
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Nagios
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
1 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.57%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Tableau
6 1 (2.86%) ATG
6 1 (2.86%) VMware