The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.34% 2.23% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.79% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Median daily rate £425 £220 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.18% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £380 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
User Acceptance Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 287 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 78.52% 80.17% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 241 97
Median daily rate £410 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +158.92%
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 Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Oxford region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Lead
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
3 2 (22.22%) RAD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP