Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 22 April 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 22 59
Rank change year-on-year -17 +37 -31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.06% 8.65% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 10.23% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
County Antrim median daily rate £386 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.85% - +242.11%
10th Percentile £361 £306 £313
90th Percentile £400 £484 £338
Northern Ireland median daily rate £386 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +18.85% - +242.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £44.50 - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 290 352 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 85.29% 84.62% 83.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 249 284
County Antrim median daily rate £388 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.92% +11.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £255
90th Percentile £496 £550 £534
Northern Ireland median daily rate £382 £443 £400
% change year-on-year -13.79% +10.63% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.63 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.34% +23.08% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.95 £35.50 £42.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.33 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +28.85% -7.14%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in County Antrim

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in County Antrim

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -20 7 £386 +18.85% 1
User Acceptance Testing
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Fund Accounting
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Ab Initio
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP