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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 173 197 220
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 37 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.048% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.25% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -6.97%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
871 759 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.47% 12.22% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 601 490
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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 43 (86.00%) Selenium
2 28 (56.00%) Web Services
3 26 (52.00%) SQL
4 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (44.00%) QA
6 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
7 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (36.00%) SOAP
8 18 (36.00%) E-Commerce
9 17 (34.00%) TDD
10 16 (32.00%) Maven
10 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
11 14 (28.00%) Java
11 14 (28.00%) Degree
12 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
12 12 (24.00%) BDD
13 11 (22.00%) JIRA
13 11 (22.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.00%) Oracle
13 11 (22.00%) ISEB
14 10 (20.00%) Internet
14 10 (20.00%) SOA
14 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
14 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
15 9 (18.00%) JBehave
15 9 (18.00%) XML
15 9 (18.00%) JUnit
15 9 (18.00%) Banking
15 9 (18.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (8.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) 3G
2 2 (4.00%) 2G
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (86.00%) Selenium
2 21 (42.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (32.00%) Maven
4 11 (22.00%) JIRA
5 9 (18.00%) JUnit
5 9 (18.00%) JBehave
6 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.00%) Ant
7 7 (14.00%) JMeter
8 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (10.00%) eggPlant
10 4 (8.00%) Calabash
10 4 (8.00%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (8.00%) TestNG
10 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (6.00%) Robotium
11 3 (6.00%) LoadUI
11 3 (6.00%) CruiseControl
11 3 (6.00%) jMock
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Tester
2 12 (24.00%) Test Leader
3 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.00%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) Web Services
2 18 (36.00%) SOAP
3 9 (18.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) RESTful
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
6 2 (4.00%) J2ME
6 2 (4.00%) WAP
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.00%) Drools
7 1 (2.00%) Apache CXF
7 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
7 1 (2.00%) jBPM
7 1 (2.00%) DOM
7 1 (2.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.00%) JAXB
7 1 (2.00%) .NET
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Handset
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.00%) Statistics
6 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Android
2 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Test Automation
4 18 (36.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (34.00%) TDD
6 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (24.00%) BDD
7 12 (24.00%) Performance Testing
8 11 (22.00%) Scrum
9 10 (20.00%) SOA
10 9 (18.00%) Load Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
11 8 (16.00%) Security Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Quality Management
12 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (12.00%) Manual Testing
13 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
13 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Groovy
4 4 (8.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) XQuery
5 3 (6.00%) XPath
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 11 (22.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) MOM
3 1 (2.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) hybris
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
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