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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.52% 3.61% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 4.79% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
568 501 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.08% 75.34% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 256 238
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 31 20
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.60 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £431 - 1
Watford -5 2 £300 -5.88% 2
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) SAP
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (21.43%) Retail
7 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) ERP
7 5 (17.86%) ETL
7 5 (17.86%) QlikView
7 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
7 5 (17.86%) Tableau
7 5 (17.86%) Analytics
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Legal
9 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (10.71%) CRM
9 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Waterfall

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
4 1 (3.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.86%) QlikView
3 2 (7.14%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
4 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Product Owner
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Database Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.57%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Catalyst
2 1 (3.57%) Moose
2 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) ERP
2 5 (17.86%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) Analytics
2 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) ReadSoft
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
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