The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software LoadUI
UK
Rank 596 614 613
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 3 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.027% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.039% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 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 £385 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

LoadUI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

LoadUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LoadUI in the UK

LoadUI
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +27 3 £369 -18.05%
London +9 1 £400 -5.88%
Northampton - 1 £338 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 £338 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

LoadUI
Top 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 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
Top Related IT Skills 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