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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 49 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.26% 1.56% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.91% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate £300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.93% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
429 524 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.79% 81.75% 71.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 337 168
Average daily rate £413 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.40 £27.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 6 £301 -31.31% 1
Banbury - 2 £300 - 6
Kidlington - 1 £313 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) SQL
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (11.76%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) ISEB
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) WinRunner
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Power BI
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.76%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) QARun
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Lead
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Citrix
1 2 (11.76%) HP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Wyse
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