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 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 192 218 224
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.054% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.47% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -15.88%
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 -
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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
793 850 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.65% 11.54% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 642 593
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
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 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 27 August 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 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 22 (68.75%) Selenium
3 17 (53.13%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) SOAP
5 15 (46.88%) QA
6 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
6 13 (40.63%) Degree
6 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
7 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (34.38%) BDD
7 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
8 9 (28.13%) Scrum
8 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Oracle
8 9 (28.13%) ISEB
8 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
9 8 (25.00%) Quality Management
9 8 (25.00%) Internet
9 8 (25.00%) Retail
9 8 (25.00%) Finance
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
9 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
9 8 (25.00%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) 2G
2 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) Calabash
3 6 (18.75%) eggPlant
3 6 (18.75%) LoadUI
3 6 (18.75%) JBehave
4 5 (15.63%) Robotium
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
5 4 (12.50%) JMeter
6 3 (9.38%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (6.25%) Ant
7 2 (6.25%) JUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 1 (3.13%) Toad
8 1 (3.13%) XDE
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Leader
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 16 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) J2ME
5 1 (3.13%) WAP
5 1 (3.13%) JAXB
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.13%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) jBPM
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.13%) Drools
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Android
1 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
2 11 (34.38%) BDD
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) hybris
3 3 (9.38%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Teradata
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Sun