The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LoadUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LoadUI over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software LoadUI
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 603 597
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.022% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £369 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £410 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £485 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £488 £383
% change year-on-year -30.76% +27.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LoadUI is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7290 7244 6442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4924 4879 4175
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

LoadUI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing LoadUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadUI in England

LoadUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LoadUI in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadUI in England

LoadUI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 1 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
LoadUI
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LoadUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for LoadUI.

1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Pega
4 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Talend
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB

LoadUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 5 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) NeoLoad
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WebLOAD
4 1 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Pega
2 1 (14.29%) Talend