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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.48% 3.49% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 4.36% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Median daily rate £425 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £420 £458
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 £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
282 275 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 83.43% 79.94% 70.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 235 79
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £45.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.22% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £45.00 £24.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
4 2 (22.22%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
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%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
4 2 (22.22%) RAD
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) 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
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP