The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 575 495 574
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +79
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 15 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.16% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate £333 £278 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -38.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -33.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
LoadUI
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadUI across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

LoadUI Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -21 5 £350 +27.27% 1
East of England -27 1 - - 1
North West - - - -
LoadUI
UK

LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
2 12 (48.00%) SOAP
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) JMeter
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) NeoLoad
5 7 (28.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Groovy
7 5 (20.00%) Banking
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
8 4 (16.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (32.00%) JMeter
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) NeoLoad
4 5 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Hudson
6 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
6 2 (8.00%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
7 1 (4.00%) TestNG
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) SOAP
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) XSD
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) WSDL
5 2 (8.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Android
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (8.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (16.00%) Test Management
2 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Use Case
5 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Groovy
2 5 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C++
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Symbian
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Nokia
4 2 (8.00%) Apple