The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.48% 2.03% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.83% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 14
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £321 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.60 - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 353 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 66.74% 71.75% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 239 190
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Oxford +1 5 £330 -0.75%
Banbury - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Publishing
5 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.29%) Retail
5 5 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (11.43%) Windows
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.43%) ISEB
6 4 (11.43%) Change Management
6 4 (11.43%) Test Management
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Local Government
7 3 (8.57%) C
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (5.71%) User Stories
8 2 (5.71%) Transition Management
8 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 2 (5.71%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Service Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (17.14%) Publishing
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Local Government
4 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Transition Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Transition Manager
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Business Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Manager
8 1 (2.86%) UAT Manager
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 11 (31.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) CRM
4 4 (11.43%) Test Management
4 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.71%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Transition Management
6 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) HP