The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 172 173 189
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 14 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.46% 0.069%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 3.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 3
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£375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.16% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +500.00%
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
735 733 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.42% 12.55% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 539 521
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £48.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.85% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 4 March 2015, 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 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) Java
4 15 (51.72%) SOAP
5 14 (48.28%) Selenium
6 12 (41.38%) QA
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
6 12 (41.38%) JUnit
7 11 (37.93%) JIRA
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
9 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) XML
10 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 7 (24.14%) Groovy
11 7 (24.14%) BDD
11 7 (24.14%) ISEB
11 7 (24.14%) Linux
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
12 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
12 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
12 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.69%) Scala
12 6 (20.69%) Hudson
13 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
13 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
13 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Project
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) JUnit
3 11 (37.93%) JIRA
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
5 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (20.69%) Hudson
6 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
6 5 (17.24%) TestNG
6 5 (17.24%) JBehave
6 5 (17.24%) Maven
6 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (10.34%) Subversion
8 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.90%) RequisitePro
8 2 (6.90%) ClearQuest
8 2 (6.90%) Rational Robot
8 2 (6.90%) Ant
8 2 (6.90%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Integration Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Testing Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) SOAP
2 12 (41.38%) Web Services
3 8 (27.59%) XML
4 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) Spring
6 3 (10.34%) REST
6 3 (10.34%) JSON
6 3 (10.34%) Struts
7 2 (6.90%) JAXB
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) J2EE
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) JSP
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
7 2 (6.90%) Swing
7 2 (6.90%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Open Source
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Solaris
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.24%) ATDD
6 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.24%) V-Model
6 5 (17.24%) Feature Driven Development
6 5 (17.24%) Use Case
6 5 (17.24%) UML
7 4 (13.79%) RUP
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) Groovy
4 6 (20.69%) Scala
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
7 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Canoo