The table below looks at the statistics for LoadUI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadUI over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 624 629 612
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 16 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.083% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Average daily rate £438 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £488 £318
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +53.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8246 7238 6813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 12.98% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5599 4635 4364
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 142 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £26.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

LoadUI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LoadUI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LoadUI
Daily Rate Trend

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

LoadUI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LoadUI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LoadUI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

LoadUI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LoadUI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LoadUI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LoadUI
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -16 12 £450 -7.69% 6
London - 9 £425 - 3
South East -16 2 £488 - 1
Wales - 2 £438 -
South Wales - 2 £438 -
Surrey - 2 £488 -
Bridgend - 1 £500 -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
Wimbledon - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
3 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
6 4 (22.22%) FTP
6 4 (22.22%) JMeter
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (22.22%) API Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JPA
3 1 (5.56%) JSF
3 1 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) API Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
7 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript
2 4 (22.22%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) CA
1 1 (5.56%) HP
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Rally