The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 59 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.48% 2.62% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.28% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Median daily rate £425 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £210 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £433 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
498 580 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.04% 80.11% 69.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 418 196
Median daily rate £413 £410 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 23
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.95 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £142.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -15 3 £425 +3.65% 3
Banbury - 3 £290 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £575 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) MS Office
5 3 (17.65%) UML
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Infor SunSystems
6 2 (11.76%) Content Enrichment
6 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
6 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.76%) QARun
1 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
1 2 (11.76%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Web Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Sun Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Lead
6 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 3 (17.65%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) Content Enrichment
6 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) Sun