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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank - 594 569
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £308 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £308 £340
% change year-on-year
- -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 26 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
4 13 (50.00%) JMeter
5 12 (46.15%) Middleware
5 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
7 10 (38.46%) SOAP
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (23.08%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) QA
11 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 5 (19.23%) Unix
11 5 (19.23%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (19.23%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (19.23%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
13 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
14 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (3.85%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 13 (50.00%) JMeter
3 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 10 (38.46%) Performance Tester
3 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Non-Functional Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) OAT Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Integration Tester
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Middleware
2 10 (38.46%) SOAP
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) CSS3
5 1 (3.85%) DOM
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.85%) Test Management
10 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Groovy
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) HP
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter