The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 138 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 0.13% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 1.13% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Average daily rate
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£359 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £403 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
SoapUI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
407 265 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.43% 11.19% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 129 180
Average daily rate £400 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 40
Average hourly rate £47.00 £38.75 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% +4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 October 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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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
Essex - 2 £425 - 2
Suffolk - 2 £368 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Ant
3 6 (54.55%) User Stories
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
5 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 4 (36.36%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Maven
5 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 4 (36.36%) REST
6 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) XSD
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Use Case
6 3 (27.27%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) XPath

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
1 6 (54.55%) Ant
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
4 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) MDX
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) TopLink
5 2 (18.18%) XHTML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
5 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) User Stories
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Load Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) XPath
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Progress
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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