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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RadView WebLOAD
Rank 628 - 576
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebLOAD 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.061% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£263 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £241 - £375
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
8141 7134 6127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.93% 12.77% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 4597 3922
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 133 134
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
Top 9 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 4 September 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 - 5 £263 - 1
South East - 2 - -
South West - 2 £241 -
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £241 -
London - 1 £338 -
Yeovil - 1 £263 -

WebLOAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Maven
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 8 (53.33%) JMeter
5 7 (46.67%) JUnit
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (46.67%) REST
6 6 (40.00%) TestNG
6 6 (40.00%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) XML-RPC
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Scrum
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (20.00%) Android
9 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

WebLOAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Maven
3 8 (53.33%) JMeter
3 8 (53.33%) Subversion
4 7 (46.67%) JUnit
5 6 (40.00%) TestNG
6 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 4 (26.67%) JIRA
8 3 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
9 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
10 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) AWS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Test Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) XML-RPC
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (13.33%) Online Games
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Siebel