Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 64 28
Rank change year-on-year +36 -36 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.03% 0.20% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 0.24% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Belfast median daily rate £325 £325 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +242.11% +2.70%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £93
90th Percentile £494 £338 £98
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £325 £95
% change year-on-year - +242.11% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 317 423 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 82.12% 85.98% 82.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 344 72
Belfast median daily rate £450 £404 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +24.31% +62.50%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £405 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +24.62% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -35.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.00 £14.80
90th Percentile £20.50 £18.73 £35.60
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.75 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +61.36% -35.29% -2.86%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 17 (54.84%) CRM
2 15 (48.39%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Change Management
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
4 12 (38.71%) ITIL
4 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (35.48%) Kanban
5 11 (35.48%) Presales
5 11 (35.48%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (35.48%) Service Design
5 11 (35.48%) SOA
5 11 (35.48%) .NET
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (35.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
7 7 (22.58%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (22.58%) SaaS
8 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Use Case
8 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (22.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.90%) Power BI
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) CRM Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Consultant
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) CRM Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) CRM Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Tester
5 5 (16.13%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) UAT Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Mainframe Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) VSAM
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) CRM
2 15 (48.39%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Risk Management
4 12 (38.71%) Change Management
4 12 (38.71%) ITIL
5 11 (35.48%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (35.48%) Kanban
5 11 (35.48%) Presales
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) Service Design
5 11 (35.48%) SOA
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) TOGAF
8 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) UML
8 6 (19.35%) Use Case
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) JCL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (22.58%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.45%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.23%) SAP