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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.62% - 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% - 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
298 124 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.54% 72.09% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 73 106
Average daily rate £463 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £63.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Business Process Mapping
3 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Retail
6 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Marketo
7 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Adobe
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.11%) C
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Aprimo
8 3 (11.11%) Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) QA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
1 10 (37.04%) Business Analysis
2 8 (29.63%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (22.22%) CRM
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) System Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Change Control
8 1 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe
1 4 (14.81%) HP
1 4 (14.81%) Marketo
2 3 (11.11%) Aprimo