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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.36% 1.58% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.24% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Average daily rate
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£395 £444 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +36.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £463 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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
460 535 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.33% 70.39% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 271 264
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 24 April 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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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 - 5 - -
Watford +9 4 £395 -9.71% 1
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £300 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (46.88%) SQL
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
1 15 (46.88%) ERP
1 15 (46.88%) ETL
2 14 (43.75%) SAP
2 14 (43.75%) Analytics
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
5 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (31.25%) QlikView
6 10 (31.25%) Tableau
6 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
7 9 (28.13%) Retail
8 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.00%) QA
9 7 (21.88%) Coaching
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
9 7 (21.88%) Snowflake Schema
9 7 (21.88%) Star Schema
10 6 (18.75%) Change Management
10 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (6.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (31.25%) QlikView
3 7 (21.88%) Snowflake Schema
3 7 (21.88%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Database Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Database Team Leader
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Manager
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Catalyst
1 1 (3.13%) Moose
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.50%) Kindle
3 2 (6.25%) FMCG
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ERP
1 15 (46.88%) ETL
2 14 (43.75%) Analytics
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Coaching
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Change Management
7 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) CRM
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.25%) BPR
10 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) SAP
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Tableau
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) VMware