Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 65 73
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.47% 2.07% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.70% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £394 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -3.03% +37.50%
10th Percentile £311 £360 £301
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
East of England median daily rate £403 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -8.78% +10.31% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.75 - £32.28
10th Percentile £16.50 - £31.91
90th Percentile £19.00 - £32.64
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £101.50 £32.28
% change year-on-year -81.28% +214.48% +55.54%

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1262 1076 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 79.87% 76.91% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 625 605
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £545 £570
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 58 96
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.35 £9.50
90th Percentile £46.80 £53.75 £43.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +9 22 £388 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 2 £409 -
Hatfield -7 2 £385 -
Stevenage -9 2 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 6 (15.38%) Retail
6 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.82%) SCCM
7 5 (12.82%) JIRA
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (12.82%) SAP
7 5 (12.82%) Windows
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.82%) ISEB
8 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (10.26%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.26%) System Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Time Management
8 4 (10.26%) Data Management
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.69%) SAP CO

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (5.13%) HFM
2 2 (5.13%) iTrent
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.13%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) DataPower
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
1 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 6 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Data Management
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) System Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Enrichment
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Process Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) Perl
2 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Ariba
3 2 (5.13%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) PTC
4 1 (2.56%) Retek