The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 113 124 127
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.076% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 0.78% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £445 £259 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.98% -13.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £196 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £322 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SoapUI
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
226 255 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.89% 9.63% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 144 145
Average daily rate £400 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £28.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.73% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.35 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.15 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Berkshire region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 8 £448 +32.59%
Slough +10 1 £345 +91.66% 1
SoapUI
South East

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Selenium
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Maven
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
7 3 (23.08%) FindBugs
7 3 (23.08%) Static Code Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) Liquibase
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (23.08%) Hudson
7 3 (23.08%) Cobertura
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
3 3 (23.08%) Checkstyle
3 3 (23.08%) Cobertura
3 3 (23.08%) FindBugs
3 3 (23.08%) Hudson
3 3 (23.08%) JMeter
3 3 (23.08%) Liquibase
3 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (7.69%) JBehave
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) XML Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
5 1 (7.69%) Java EE
5 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Defect Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle