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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software LoadUI
Rank 644 629 599
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 2 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £318
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median 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
8347 7376 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5750 4877 4311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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 6 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 28 June 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 -10 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £375 -

LoadUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 16 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
3 9 (56.25%) LoadRunner
4 6 (37.50%) Middleware
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) API Testing
6 4 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (25.00%) JMeter
6 4 (25.00%) ActionScript
6 4 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Java
9 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.25%) C#
9 1 (6.25%) HTML
9 1 (6.25%) Struts
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) XML

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (56.25%) LoadRunner
3 4 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) JPA
3 1 (6.25%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Struts
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) API Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 4 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Groovy
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) CA
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Rally