Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 73 27
Rank change year-on-year +30 -46 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.40% 1.61% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.86% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Belfast median daily rate £366 £435 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.80% +64.15% +186.49%
10th Percentile £317 £416 £257
90th Percentile £419 £466 £270
County Antrim median daily rate £366 £435 £265
% change year-on-year -15.80% +64.15% +186.49%
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 270 485 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 81.08% 86.61% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 414 88
Belfast median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +26.00%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £111
90th Percentile £518 £496 £443
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Belfast median hourly rate £37.25 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.81% +1.59% -10.00%
10th Percentile £17.28 £13.91 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.49 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £16.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +132.81% +12.28% -18.57%

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Presales
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-business
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) ERP

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 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) Presales
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com