Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 867 864
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing LoadUI 35 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 41
UK median daily rate £450 £318 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -22.56% +31.20%
10th Percentile £360 £268 £325
90th Percentile £468 £453 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.00% +48.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 19102 17329 16414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.66% 16.55% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13298 11652 10925
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.06%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 252 345
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.95 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £61.14 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 25 November 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 9 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 25 November 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 +25 33 £450 +35.85% 2
London +1 21 £460 +8.24% 1
UK excluding London +51 14 £375 +25.00% 1
Midlands - 8 £375 -
West Midlands - 7 £375 -
East of England - 3 £400 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 29 (82.86%) SoapUI
2 27 (77.14%) JMeter
3 25 (71.43%) SQL
4 22 (62.86%) Web Services
5 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 18 (51.43%) HP
7 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
8 16 (45.71%) ISEB
9 15 (42.86%) Stress Testing
9 15 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
12 10 (28.57%) HTML
13 9 (25.71%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) SOAP
13 9 (25.71%) Linux
13 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
13 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
13 9 (25.71%) JIRA
14 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
14 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
14 8 (22.86%) TDD
15 7 (20.00%) Finance
15 7 (20.00%) QA
16 6 (17.14%) Ajax
16 6 (17.14%) BDD
16 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
16 6 (17.14%) XML
16 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning

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 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) Hazelcast
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) SoapUI
2 27 (77.14%) JMeter
3 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (25.71%) JIRA
5 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (14.29%) Ant
6 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.29%) Hudson
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
6 5 (14.29%) Selenium
7 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
8 3 (8.57%) Bitbucket
8 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
8 3 (8.57%) Gatling
8 3 (8.57%) Log4j
8 3 (8.57%) YourKit
9 2 (5.71%) Capybara
9 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
9 2 (5.71%) Gradle
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
1 22 (62.86%) Test Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Performance Analyst
2 20 (57.14%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Web Services
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) SOAP
4 6 (17.14%) Ajax
4 6 (17.14%) XML
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) HTML5
5 5 (14.29%) Java EE
5 5 (14.29%) REST
6 3 (8.57%) CSS3
6 3 (8.57%) JAXB
6 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
6 3 (8.57%) JAX-WS
6 3 (8.57%) JPA
6 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware
6 3 (8.57%) ODBC
6 3 (8.57%) Struts
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Stress Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) BDD
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
8 4 (11.43%) SDLC
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.57%) Code Coverage
9 3 (8.57%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) Groovy
5 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
2 16 (45.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) Grafana
2 3 (8.57%) Graphite
2 3 (8.57%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) CA
3 3 (8.57%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (8.57%) Dynatrace
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Neustar
5 1 (2.86%) SOASTA, Inc