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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 563 566 532
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Contract jobs citing WebLOAD 13 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.16% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 1
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£370 £250 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 - £550
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
7067 6116 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.45% 11.96% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3849 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £54.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebLOAD within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

WebLOAD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebLOAD
Top 8 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 2 March 2015. 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
England -30 10 £370 +48.00%
London +4 5 £375 +50.00%
South East - 5 £370 -
Crawley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -

WebLOAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Selenium
6 8 (34.78%) JMeter
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
9 5 (21.74%) QA
9 5 (21.74%) Stress Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
9 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
11 3 (13.04%) NUnit
11 3 (13.04%) ArcSDE
11 3 (13.04%) Games
11 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 3 (13.04%) GIS
11 3 (13.04%) ESRI
11 3 (13.04%) ArcGIS
11 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
11 3 (13.04%) WinRunner

WebLOAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) ArcGIS
2 3 (13.04%) ArcSDE
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DMZ
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 8 (34.78%) JMeter
3 6 (26.09%) LoadRunner
4 3 (13.04%) WinRunner
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) NUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.70%) Toad
6 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
6 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Tester
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
2 4 (17.39%) QA Leader
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) EJB
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) XMPP
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) GIS
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Stress Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Code Coverage
6 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) ITSM
7 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) ESRI
3 1 (4.35%) Terracotta
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy