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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 577 549 548
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 1 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.041% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.015% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 8
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£263 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
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LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (76.47%) SoapUI
2 11 (64.71%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) SOAP
4 8 (47.06%) JMeter
5 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
7 5 (29.41%) MySQL
7 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
8 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
8 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) JSON
9 3 (17.65%) JIRA
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Linux
9 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (17.65%) HTTP
9 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.76%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) SoapUI
2 8 (47.06%) JMeter
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) LoadRunner
4 5 (29.41%) NeoLoad
5 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) JConsole
7 2 (11.76%) VisualVM
7 2 (11.76%) Fiddler
7 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (5.88%) Maven
8 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (5.88%) TestNG
8 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.88%) OpenSTA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) XML Messaging
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) JSP
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Conversion
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Informatica
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Siebel
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Symbian