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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 35 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.11% 2.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate £301 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Remote Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) Power BI
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) OLAP
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ETL Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Wyse