The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 39 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.81% 0.71% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £316 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
SoapUI
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
42 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.38% 9.89% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 6
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (91.67%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Ant
2 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Maven
2 9 (75.00%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) HP
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 8 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (50.00%) eggPlant
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) J2ME
4 6 (50.00%) WAP
4 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (50.00%) Apple
4 6 (50.00%) Toad
4 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 6 (50.00%) 2G
4 6 (50.00%) Handset
4 6 (50.00%) 3G
4 6 (50.00%) 4G

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) 3G
1 6 (50.00%) 2G
1 6 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Ant
1 9 (75.00%) Maven
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
3 6 (50.00%) eggPlant
3 6 (50.00%) Toad
3 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (25.00%) JMeter
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) JBehave
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) Hudson
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
6 1 (8.33%) RubyMine
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) J2ME
3 6 (50.00%) WAP
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (50.00%) Handset
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) XQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Apple
2 6 (50.00%) Sun