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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.02% 1.03% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.22% 1.24% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 23
Median daily rate £200 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £297 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
304 242 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 85.39% 82.88% 83.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 194 272
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +285.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £45.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
3 18 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 18 (66.67%) ISEB
3 18 (66.67%) SDLC
4 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
5 16 (59.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
7 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Selenium
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Java
8 2 (7.41%) Windows
8 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement

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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CS
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) French Language
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
1 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) BYOD
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
3 18 (66.67%) SDLC
4 17 (62.96%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) ISEB
1 18 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 16 (59.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) AppDNA
1 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Citrix
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) SAP