The first table below looks at the demand for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 197 216 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.070% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.00% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SoapUI
London

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (81.82%) Selenium
2 29 (65.91%) Web Services
3 25 (56.82%) SQL
4 22 (50.00%) QA
5 21 (47.73%) SOAP
6 19 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (43.18%) Test Automation
6 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
7 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
8 14 (31.82%) TDD
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) Degree
9 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
9 13 (29.55%) BDD
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.00%) Performance Testing
11 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
12 10 (22.73%) Java
12 10 (22.73%) Internet
13 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
13 9 (20.45%) Retail
14 8 (18.18%) JMeter
14 8 (18.18%) Load Testing
14 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
14 8 (18.18%) Web Testing
14 8 (18.18%) Quality Management

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) 4G
3 2 (4.55%) 3G
3 2 (4.55%) 2G
4 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 36 (81.82%) Selenium
2 19 (43.18%) WebDriver
3 10 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) JBehave
4 8 (18.18%) JMeter
5 7 (15.91%) Maven
5 7 (15.91%) JIRA
5 7 (15.91%) eggPlant
6 6 (13.64%) LoadUI
6 6 (13.64%) Calabash
6 6 (13.64%) JUnit
7 5 (11.36%) Robotium
8 4 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (9.09%) Ant
9 3 (6.82%) TestNG
9 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
10 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
10 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.45%) Telecoms
1 9 (20.45%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Tester
2 11 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Integration Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Web Tester
8 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.27%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) Web Services
2 21 (47.73%) SOAP
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 5 (11.36%) JSON
4 5 (11.36%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) J2ME
6 2 (4.55%) WAP
7 1 (2.27%) JAXB
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.27%) jBPM
7 1 (2.27%) J2EE
7 1 (2.27%) EJB
7 1 (2.27%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.27%) Drools
7 1 (2.27%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) Open Source
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Data Conversion
5 2 (4.55%) Handset
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Replication
6 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
6 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (43.18%) Test Automation
2 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) TDD
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 11 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Quality Management
7 8 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 8 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.64%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) Groovy
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) XQuery
7 2 (4.55%) XPath
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) hybris
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
5 2 (4.55%) Sun
5 2 (4.55%) Teradata
5 2 (4.55%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com