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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.35% 0.98% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 1.32% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £360 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
183 152 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 72.33% 74.51% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 91 94
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.13 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (20.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.79%) Retail
6 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Publishing
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) ISEB
7 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support
3 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (24.14%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
4 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
8 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Process Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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