The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RadView WebLOAD
Rank 598 551 -
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -
Contract jobs citing WebLOAD 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.071% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £342 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-39.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7045 5495 5884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 11.31% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3484 3429
Average daily rate £375 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £526 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.65 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 5 £342 -37.90%
London - 3 £350 -
Nottingham - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Knaresborough - - - -

WebLOAD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) FitNesse
3 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Kanban
3 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (35.71%) IPTV
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Video on Demand
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) UNIX
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Games
6 2 (14.29%) Finance

WebLOAD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) FitNesse
1 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Bugzilla
2 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.14%) OpenSTA
3 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Toad
3 1 (7.14%) Introscope
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) J2EE
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) IPTV
2 4 (28.57%) Video on Demand
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Online Games
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Kanban
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Change Control
6 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cordys
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Compuware
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) CA