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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 37 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.90% 2.54% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.92% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £185 £301 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% -31.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
270 240 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.84% 86.96% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 202 205
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £34.10 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% +365.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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 22 February 2017, 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
2 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) ISEB
2 20 (74.07%) SDLC
3 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
4 18 (66.67%) Software Testing
5 17 (62.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) QA
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Office 365
6 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Selenium
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 2 (7.41%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) Windows

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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CS
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) 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 18 (66.67%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
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%) 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%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) SDLC
3 19 (70.37%) Test Scripting
4 18 (66.67%) 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 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) ISEB
1 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
2 17 (62.96%) 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