The table below looks at the statistics for NeoLoad skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NeoLoad over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Neotys NeoLoad
UK
Rank 574 - 576
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NeoLoad 17 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% - 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Median daily rate £475 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 - £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 - £350
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
7391 7616 6893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.97% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4938 5088 4710
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 200 125
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +11.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

NeoLoad
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NeoLoad as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

NeoLoad Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NeoLoad
Daily Rate Trend

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

NeoLoad Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NeoLoad
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NeoLoad within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

NeoLoad Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NeoLoad
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NeoLoad Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NeoLoad
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NeoLoad within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 17 £475 - 2
London - 10 £500 -
South East - 5 - - 2
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Surbiton - 2 £425 -
Guildford - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £406 -
City of London - 1 £525 -
Exeter - 1 £413 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 £413 -

NeoLoad
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NeoLoad 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 NeoLoad.

1 28 (93.33%) Performance Testing
2 18 (60.00%) JMeter
3 12 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 11 (36.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (30.00%) AppDynamics
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Maven
6 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 8 (26.67%) ISEB
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 8 (26.67%) Selenium
6 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 7 (23.33%) BDD
7 7 (23.33%) WebLOAD
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Banking
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (20.00%) LoadUI
8 6 (20.00%) Graphite
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Test Management
9 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 5 (16.67%) SOA
9 5 (16.67%) Retail

NeoLoad
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:

Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) JMeter
2 12 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (26.67%) Maven
3 8 (26.67%) Selenium
4 7 (23.33%) WebLOAD
5 6 (20.00%) LoadUI
6 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
8 2 (6.67%) JIRA
9 1 (3.33%) Capybara
9 1 (3.33%) NUnit
9 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Tester
2 16 (53.33%) Performance Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Lead Tester
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Statistics
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Performance Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Open Source
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
1 8 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Graphite
1 6 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) AppDynamics
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Compuware
5 2 (6.67%) Empirix