The table below looks at the statistics for LoadUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 571 564 517
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 24 6 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.012% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.094% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

LoadUI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LoadUI Jobs Demand Trend in England

LoadUI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LoadUI Daily Rate Trend in England

LoadUI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LoadUI across the England region.

LoadUI Hourly Rate Trend in England

LoadUI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 9 £383 +9.28%
South East - 9 £425 -
North West -23 4 £356 +35.71%
North East - 2 - -
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LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (96.67%) SoapUI
2 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) SOAP
4 12 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 12 (40.00%) JMeter
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) SOA
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (33.33%) Selenium
6 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (33.33%) MapReduce
7 9 (30.00%) QA
7 9 (30.00%) Web Services
7 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
8 8 (26.67%) UNIX
8 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
8 8 (26.67%) Facilita Forecast
8 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
9 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (23.33%) Performance Metrics

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 10 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 4 (13.33%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (96.67%) SoapUI
2 12 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 12 (40.00%) JMeter
3 10 (33.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (26.67%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (23.33%) HP UFT
6 6 (20.00%) Fiddler
7 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (3.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Tester
2 8 (26.67%) Performance Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) SOAP
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) .NET
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (20.00%) Middleware
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (20.00%) jQuery
4 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 6 (20.00%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.33%) DOM
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (3.33%) WSDL
7 1 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Client/Server
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 11 (36.67%) SOA
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 10 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (23.33%) Test Strategy
5 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) VB
4 6 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Siebel
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Apple