The table below looks at the statistics for LoadUI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LoadUI over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 654 626 626
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 7 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.040% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.080% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £368 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £425 £263
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +61.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

LoadUI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LoadUI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 5 £273 -31.87% 2
North East -36 4 £273 -
Tyne and Wear -41 4 £273 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 3 £235 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Scotland - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LoadUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LoadUI.

1 21 (91.30%) SoapUI
2 17 (73.91%) Performance Testing
3 15 (65.22%) LoadRunner
4 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) JMeter
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (17.39%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (17.39%) API Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) Selenium
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
8 4 (17.39%) FTP
9 3 (13.04%) SOAP
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development

LoadUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) SoapUI
2 15 (65.22%) LoadRunner
3 8 (34.78%) JMeter
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) NeoLoad
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Tester
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Test Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JPA
4 1 (4.35%) JSF
4 1 (4.35%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Struts
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Performance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) API Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) ActionScript
2 4 (17.39%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) CA
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Rally