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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.30% 1.27% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 1.73% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
416 347 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.35% 73.52% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 214 162
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 21
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Vacancies
Oxford +7 11 £335 -1.47% 5
Abingdon -1 5 - -
Burford - - - -
Thame - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.74%) CRM
4 9 (19.57%) Test Planning
5 8 (17.39%) Business Process Mapping
6 7 (15.22%) VoIP
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
6 7 (15.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (13.04%) Publishing
7 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.87%) Retail
8 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.70%) Test Management
9 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.70%) ISEB
9 4 (8.70%) Windows
9 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.70%) Service Management
9 4 (8.70%) Change Management
10 3 (6.52%) C
10 3 (6.52%) Local Government
10 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
10 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.04%) Publishing
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Local Government
4 2 (4.35%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Analyst
2 22 (47.83%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) Business Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (4.35%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.35%) CRM Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.17%) Junior
7 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 17 (36.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.74%) CRM
4 9 (19.57%) Test Planning
5 8 (17.39%) Business Process Mapping
6 7 (15.22%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Project Management
6 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.70%) Test Management
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 4 (8.70%) Change Management
9 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
9 2 (4.35%) System Testing
9 2 (4.35%) User Stories
9 2 (4.35%) Transition Management
9 2 (4.35%) ERP
9 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP
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