The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 496 472 479
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 79 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 1.53% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 60 44
Average daily rate
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£356 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.26 -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6643 5832 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.99% 11.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3824 3436
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in England

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in England

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in England

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in England

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
London +4 25 £375 -5.66% 6
South East -33 21 £320 -0.77% 9
South West -32 9 £365 - 1
East Midlands +5 6 £395 +11.26% 1
Yorkshire 0 5 £294 +2.17% 6
East of England -24 4 £368 -8.12%
North West +2 3 £319 +32.67%
North East - - - -
SoapUI
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 129 (57.59%) Web Services
2 126 (56.25%) SOAP
3 108 (48.21%) Selenium
4 87 (38.84%) SQL
5 78 (34.82%) Java
6 71 (31.70%) Test Automation
7 68 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
8 67 (29.91%) Oracle
9 63 (28.13%) QA
10 62 (27.68%) Scrum
11 60 (26.79%) BDD
12 59 (26.34%) XML
13 57 (25.45%) .NET
14 54 (24.11%) WebDriver
15 52 (23.21%) Cucumber
16 51 (22.77%) C#
16 51 (22.77%) TDD
17 45 (20.09%) Finance
17 45 (20.09%) Linux
18 43 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
19 42 (18.75%) Test Scripting
20 40 (17.86%) SOA
21 37 (16.52%) SQL Server
22 34 (15.18%) JMeter
23 31 (13.84%) ISEB
24 30 (13.39%) Regression Testing
24 30 (13.39%) User Stories
24 30 (13.39%) Mobile App
25 29 (12.95%) Integration Testing
25 29 (12.95%) HP Quality Center

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.02%) IIS
4 8 (3.57%) Apache
4 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.23%) Documentum
5 5 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.79%) Confluence
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.89%) SAS
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) DNN
9 1 (0.45%) Drupal
9 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.89%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.36%) Internet
2 8 (3.57%) HTTP
3 5 (2.23%) 3G
3 5 (2.23%) 2G
3 5 (2.23%) 4G
4 4 (1.79%) FTP
4 4 (1.79%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.89%) SSL
6 1 (0.45%) Intranet
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) DNS
6 1 (0.45%) SSH
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.48%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.14%) MySQL
4 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.13%) DB2
7 5 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.89%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.45%) Big Data
11 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.45%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.45%) QlikView
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 108 (48.21%) Selenium
2 54 (24.11%) WebDriver
3 52 (23.21%) Cucumber
4 34 (15.18%) JMeter
5 27 (12.05%) JIRA
6 24 (10.71%) JUnit
7 23 (10.27%) Maven
7 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
7 23 (10.27%) Calabash
8 22 (9.82%) JBehave
9 21 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 20 (8.93%) Ant
11 16 (7.14%) LoadRunner
11 16 (7.14%) SpecFlow
12 15 (6.70%) LoadUI
12 15 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (6.25%) Subversion
14 12 (5.36%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (5.36%) Git (software)
15 10 (4.46%) eggPlant
General
1 45 (20.09%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Banking
3 15 (6.70%) Retail
4 13 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Games
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (28.57%) Analyst
2 58 (25.89%) Tester
3 56 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 30 (13.39%) Developer
5 24 (10.71%) Automation Tester
6 23 (10.27%) Test Engineer
7 21 (9.38%) Test Leader
8 10 (4.46%) Agile Test Analyst
8 10 (4.46%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.46%) Test Manager
8 10 (4.46%) Software Engineer
9 8 (3.57%) Systems Tester
10 7 (3.13%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (2.68%) Senior Tester
11 6 (2.68%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (2.68%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Automated Tester
12 5 (2.23%) QA Engineer
12 5 (2.23%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (57.59%) Web Services
2 126 (56.25%) SOAP
3 59 (26.34%) XML
4 57 (25.45%) .NET
5 29 (12.95%) REST
6 18 (8.04%) Middleware
7 14 (6.25%) HTML
7 14 (6.25%) XSD
7 14 (6.25%) .NET Framework
8 13 (5.80%) JSON
9 9 (4.02%) J2EE
9 9 (4.02%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.57%) WSDL
11 7 (3.13%) WCF
12 6 (2.68%) MDX
12 6 (2.68%) jQuery
12 6 (2.68%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (2.68%) EJB
12 6 (2.68%) XSLT
13 5 (2.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.39%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.25%) Open Source
3 8 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (2.68%) Handset
5 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.79%) DataPower
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.34%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.34%) iSeries
6 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.89%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.45%) Online Games
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.09%) Linux
2 25 (11.16%) UNIX
3 21 (9.38%) Solaris
4 15 (6.70%) Windows
5 12 (5.36%) Android
5 12 (5.36%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
7 1 (0.45%) zOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.70%) Test Automation
2 68 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (27.68%) Scrum
4 60 (26.79%) BDD
5 51 (22.77%) TDD
6 43 (19.20%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 40 (17.86%) SOA
9 30 (13.39%) Regression Testing
9 30 (13.39%) User Stories
10 29 (12.95%) Test Strategy
10 29 (12.95%) Integration Testing
11 28 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 27 (12.05%) Automated Testing
13 26 (11.61%) Software Testing
13 26 (11.61%) Waterfall
14 24 (10.71%) Performance Testing
15 21 (9.38%) Automation Testing
16 20 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (8.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.84%) SQL
2 78 (34.82%) Java
3 51 (22.77%) C#
4 23 (10.27%) Ruby
5 15 (6.70%) Groovy
5 15 (6.70%) PHP
6 13 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.02%) Python
9 8 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.13%) C++
11 6 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.68%) C
12 5 (2.23%) Perl
12 5 (2.23%) XPath
13 4 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.34%) Korn
14 3 (1.34%) VB
15 2 (0.89%) XQuery
15 2 (0.89%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (13.84%) ISEB
2 28 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 22 (9.82%) Degree
4 20 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 17 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (5.80%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (28.13%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (12.95%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.13%) Puppet
3 5 (2.23%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.34%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (29.91%) Oracle
2 29 (12.95%) HP
3 21 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.70%) IBM
5 9 (4.02%) SAP
5 9 (4.02%) hybris
6 8 (3.57%) Sun
7 7 (3.13%) ESRI
8 6 (2.68%) Apple
8 6 (2.68%) JBoss
9 5 (2.23%) Citrix
9 5 (2.23%) Green Hat
10 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.34%) webMethods
11 3 (1.34%) Endeca
11 3 (1.34%) Google
11 3 (1.34%) Coremetrics
11 3 (1.34%) EMC
11 3 (1.34%) Siebel
12 2 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
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