Period
to 19 September 2017

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 6 months to 19 September 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
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 872 867
Rank change year-on-year +56 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 43 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.099% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 28
UK median daily rate £425 £305 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.34% -26.73% +28.08%
10th Percentile £363 £242 £354
90th Percentile £514 £458 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +37.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +54.55% - -

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

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17971 17214 15580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.21% 16.08% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12293 11718 10256
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 266 317
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.13 £21.95
90th Percentile £61.14 £52.50 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.72% +3.69%

LoadUI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LoadUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LoadUI over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LoadUI in the UK

LoadUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LoadUI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LoadUI in the UK

LoadUI
Top 7 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +73 43 £425 +37.10% 1
London +19 27 £460 -0.54%
UK excluding London +49 16 £400 +33.33% 1
Midlands - 13 £380 -
West Midlands - 12 £390 -
East of England -7 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (81.40%) SoapUI
2 33 (76.74%) JMeter
3 27 (62.79%) SQL
4 26 (60.47%) Web Services
4 26 (60.47%) HP
5 22 (51.16%) Software Testing
6 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
7 20 (46.51%) ISEB
8 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
9 16 (37.21%) Stress Testing
10 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
10 13 (30.23%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
11 12 (27.91%) JIRA
11 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
11 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.91%) Defect Management
12 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (23.26%) QA
13 10 (23.26%) Linux
13 10 (23.26%) SOAP
13 10 (23.26%) Java
14 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
14 9 (20.93%) HTML
14 9 (20.93%) TDD
14 9 (20.93%) Ajax
14 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (20.93%) SDLC
15 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 8 (18.60%) LoadRunner

LoadUI
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.95%) Apache
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) HTTP
1 6 (13.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (13.95%) MySQL
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (81.40%) SoapUI
2 33 (76.74%) JMeter
3 12 (27.91%) Jenkins
3 12 (27.91%) JIRA
4 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 8 (18.60%) LoadRunner
5 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (16.28%) Gatling
6 6 (13.95%) Bitbucket
6 6 (13.95%) Fiddler
6 6 (13.95%) HP UFT
6 6 (13.95%) Hudson
6 6 (13.95%) Log4j
6 6 (13.95%) YourKit
7 3 (6.98%) Ant
7 3 (6.98%) Maven
7 3 (6.98%) WebPagetest
8 1 (2.33%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
1 29 (67.44%) Test Analyst
2 27 (62.79%) Performance Analyst
2 27 (62.79%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) SOAP
3 9 (20.93%) Ajax
3 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) ODBC
5 4 (9.30%) REST
5 4 (9.30%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) CSS
6 3 (6.98%) CSS3
6 3 (6.98%) HTML5
6 3 (6.98%) Java EE
6 3 (6.98%) JAXB
6 3 (6.98%) JAX-RS
6 3 (6.98%) JAX-WS
6 3 (6.98%) JPA
6 3 (6.98%) Middleware
6 3 (6.98%) Struts
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Software Testing
2 16 (37.21%) Stress Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Defect Management
4 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (13.95%) ATDD
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (13.95%) Feature Driven Development
9 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) Groovy
4 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Scala
6 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) ISTQB
2 20 (46.51%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (13.95%) Grafana
2 6 (13.95%) Graphite
2 6 (13.95%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (13.95%) Nagios
2 6 (13.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) HP
2 6 (13.95%) Dynatrace
3 3 (6.98%) CA
3 3 (6.98%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO