The first table below looks at the demand for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 1 August 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 East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 134 115 130
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.098% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 2.34% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
444 256 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.51% 10.77% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 115 142
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 42
Average hourly rate £37.78 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.87 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the East of England region.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -15 2 £368 +33.63%
Essex - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (84.62%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) ETL
2 10 (76.92%) QA
3 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
3 9 (69.23%) MDX
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (46.15%) System Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) JMeter
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Subversion
8 2 (15.38%) Maven
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) XPath
8 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) Ant
8 2 (15.38%) XSD

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) IPv4
1 1 (7.69%) IPv6
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 6 (46.15%) QA Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Tester
3 4 (30.77%) QA Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XML
2 9 (69.23%) MDX
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XSD
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ETL
2 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) System Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) XPath
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware