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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.36% 1.49% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.22% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £265 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
97 45 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.51% 67.16% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 40
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £575 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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
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 July 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Prism