The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.00% 1.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£121 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
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
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 47 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 77.00% 57.32% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 73
Average daily rate £250 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Belfast region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Belfast region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

User Acceptance Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Support Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP