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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.23% 2.45% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 3.60% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 7
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£413 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £212 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £413 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.60 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
568 333 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.22% 67.96% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 192 244
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £158.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 12 £410 +24.24% 3
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (60.00%) QA
2 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Magento
3 7 (28.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (24.00%) System Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Test Management
7 3 (12.00%) JIRA
7 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) Publishing
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Open Source
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) VBA
8 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.00%) MS Access
8 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Magento
2 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Test Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Navision Support
5 3 (12.00%) Navision Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Testing Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (4.00%) HTML5
1 1 (4.00%) CSS3
1 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Statistics
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (28.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (24.00%) System Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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