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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.83% 2.21% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 3.21% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £164 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £228 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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
577 343 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.03% 68.88% 77.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 191 196
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 23
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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
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 1 April 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -16 4 £400 +128.57% 2
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 7 (46.67%) JIRA
1 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 6 (40.00%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) Test Management
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Marketo
4 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Adobe
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Aprimo
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Windows
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (6.67%) Apache

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
1 1 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Content Management
6 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Marketo
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe
1 4 (26.67%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Aprimo
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP