Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 43 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 +30 -46
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.93% 2.40% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.96% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Belfast median daily rate £375 £366 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.39% -15.80% +64.15%
10th Percentile £361 £317 £416
90th Percentile £460 £419 £466
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £366 £435
% change year-on-year +2.39% -15.80% +64.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £44.50 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - -

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 327 270 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 78.80% 81.08% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 204 414
Belfast median daily rate £420 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +4.61% +30.95%
10th Percentile £214 £263 £306
90th Percentile £588 £518 £496
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £432 £413
% change year-on-year -2.67% +4.61% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 3
Belfast median hourly rate £12.50 £37.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.44% +132.81% +1.59%
10th Percentile £10.49 £17.28 £13.91
90th Percentile £17.38 £40.00 £20.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.50 £37.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -66.44% +132.81% +12.28%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Belfast

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Belfast

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Belfast over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) Ab Initio
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI-AR
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
5 1 (12.50%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (12.50%) SAP FI-AR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP FI Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (12.50%) Accounts Receivable
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Ab Initio
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP