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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.65% 7.55% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 9.30% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £99 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+279.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-32.03% +36.72%
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
104 43 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 80.62% 81.13% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 57
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £88 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase IQ
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Prism
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) SRDF
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase IQ
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Sybase DBA
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Korn
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Prism
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) EMC