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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 52 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.14% 2.41% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 2.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Median daily rate £200 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
502 436 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.49% 80.74% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 351 365
Median daily rate £475 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -3 3 £185 -38.43% 1
Abingdon - 2 £350 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Test Scripting
3 23 (60.53%) SDLC
4 22 (57.89%) Software Testing
5 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
5 21 (55.26%) SQL
5 21 (55.26%) ISEB
6 18 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (18.42%) QA
8 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) JIRA
9 5 (13.16%) Load Testing
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
10 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
10 4 (10.53%) Office 365
10 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
10 4 (10.53%) Selenium
10 4 (10.53%) Degree
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Java
11 3 (7.89%) Windows
11 3 (7.89%) JBoss
11 3 (7.89%) Web Services

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 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CS
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) Front Office
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Tester
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) QA Leader
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.53%) UAT Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Manual Tester
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) BYOD
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Test Scripting
3 23 (60.53%) SDLC
4 22 (57.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) BDD
7 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
7 5 (13.16%) Load Testing
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Coaching
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) ISEB
1 21 (55.26%) ISTQB
2 18 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (5.26%) vSphere
1 2 (5.26%) XenApp
1 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) AppDNA
1 2 (5.26%) EdgeSight
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Citrix
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy
2 1 (2.63%) SAP