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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.33% 0.51% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 0.74% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
604 270 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.53% 68.53% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 149 199
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 19
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 - 18 £381 - 3
Banbury - 1 £360 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 15 (34.09%) Finance
3 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
4 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.45%) Business Process Mapping
6 9 (20.45%) CRM
6 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.91%) JIRA
8 7 (15.91%) Retail
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) VoIP
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
10 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.36%) C
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) HP
10 5 (11.36%) Change Management
10 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Service Management
11 4 (9.09%) ISEB
11 4 (9.09%) Adobe
11 4 (9.09%) Degree
11 4 (9.09%) Marketo
12 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.82%) System Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) French Language
5 1 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Transition Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.55%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Deployment Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Web Business Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Migration
2 14 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 9 (20.45%) Business Process Mapping
4 9 (20.45%) CRM
4 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Service Management
10 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.82%) System Testing
10 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.55%) ERP
11 2 (4.55%) Transition Management
11 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (4.55%) Test Management
12 1 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Adobe
2 4 (9.09%) Marketo
3 3 (6.82%) Aprimo
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) SAP