The first table below looks at the demand for LoadUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadUI over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 192 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.028% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
793 819 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 11.56% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 613 606
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +26.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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LoadUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LoadUI across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadUI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LoadUI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LoadUI across the City of London region.

LoadUI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LoadUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadUI.

1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
5 2 (33.33%) Informatica
5 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing LoadUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LoadUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (33.33%) Star Schema
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Conversion
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica
2 2 (33.33%) Teradata