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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RadView WebLOAD
Rank 602 601 560
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Contract jobs citing WebLOAD 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.081% 0.029% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£384 £342 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -8.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £342 £375
% change year-on-year
- -8.93%
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
7396 6827 5560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.69% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4872 4339 3447
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 154 156
Average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £31.50 £23.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 3 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 1 July 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 -15 6 £384 +12.37%
London - 5 £384 -
City of London - 4 £384 -

WebLOAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
3 9 (47.37%) JUnit
4 8 (42.11%) SOAP
4 8 (42.11%) Subversion
4 8 (42.11%) Maven
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) JMeter
6 6 (31.58%) XML
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
6 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) TestNG
6 6 (31.58%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) XML-RPC
8 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
8 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
9 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (15.79%) Android
9 3 (15.79%) JIRA
9 3 (15.79%) NUnit

WebLOAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
2 3 (15.79%) ArcSDE
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) JUnit
3 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 8 (42.11%) Maven
4 7 (36.84%) JMeter
5 6 (31.58%) TestNG
6 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.79%) NUnit
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
9 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 8 (42.11%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) XML-RPC
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) GIS
3 2 (10.53%) Online Games
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Android
1 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Code Coverage
4 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) ESRI
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Remedy