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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 186 194 214
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£401 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £465 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
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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
749 820 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 13.90% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 626 637
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) QA
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (25.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) Middleware
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Test Planning

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) GSM
1 2 (10.00%) PSTN
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.00%) JMeter
5 2 (10.00%) NUnit
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) JBehave
5 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (5.00%) NCrunch
6 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
6 1 (5.00%) MSTest
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (5.00%) CRM Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 3 (15.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) JSP
4 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Groovy
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) ForgeRock