The table below looks at the statistics for WebLOAD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebLOAD over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 608 563 578
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +15
Contract jobs citing WebLOAD 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.054% 0.20% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
7468 6090 6091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 11.80% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5016 3966 3448
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 139 234
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.17% +3.67%

WebLOAD
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebLOAD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebLOAD
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebLOAD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebLOAD
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebLOAD within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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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
London +3 4 £500 - 1
England -39 4 £500 +14.28% 3
City of London - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

WebLOAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebLOAD 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 WebLOAD.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (20.00%) Online Games
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) JBoss
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Ingres
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN

WebLOAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebLOAD 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 WebLOAD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) OS/400
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Riverbed