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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 46 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.51% 0.67% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.91% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £413 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
460 440 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.31% 73.83% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 229 248
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 24
Median hourly rate £46.73 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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
Watford +2 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Advertising
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
3 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) E-business
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
5 2 (10.00%) Maximo
5 2 (10.00%) LAMP
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Python

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 (15.00%) Apache
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maximo
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Advertising
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Defect Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) UAT Manager
3 3 (15.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Server Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) LAMP
2 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Time Management
1 4 (20.00%) User Stories
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) E-business
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Merchandise Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Ruby
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.00%) RHCE
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) PTC
3 1 (5.00%) Siemens
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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