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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.87% 4.37% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 6.42% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Average daily rate
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£285 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £340 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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
570 327 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 76.10% 67.98% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 212 206
Average daily rate £423 £349 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £49.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Vacancies
Oxford -14 9 £220 +22.22%
Banbury - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) QA
2 7 (33.33%) System Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) JIRA
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Retail
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.52%) Statistics
7 2 (9.52%) Selenium
7 2 (9.52%) Publishing
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VBA
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Drupal
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Navision Support
4 3 (14.29%) Navision Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Testing Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Network Support
5 2 (9.52%) Database Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) System Testing
1 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Test Management
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CBAP
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Aprimo
3 1 (4.76%) Marketo
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle