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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.48% 1.87% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.43% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Median daily rate £390 £400 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +47.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
502 618 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.83% 77.15% 75.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 321 215
Median daily rate £425 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 52 29
Median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.90 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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
Watford +11 4 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 £400 - 1
St Albans +2 2 - -
Stevenage +4 1 £350 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 £370 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
1 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Maximo
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell

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 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) PVCS
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) UAT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Testing Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
1 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) AWK
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PgMP
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) RHCE
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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