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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 445 472 432
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -40
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 164 106 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 1.67% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 68 83
Average daily rate £400 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £458 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
SoapUI
UK

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
7079 6357 5415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.99% 13.53% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4328 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 113 120
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £24.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.30 £47.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +43 55 £425 +25.92% 4
London +11 54 £415 +3.75% 14
North West -12 16 £314 -1.87% 4
Yorkshire -10 13 £338 -0.73% 11
East of England +7 10 £450 +12.50% 1
East Midlands -1 10 £270 -18.79%
South West -8 3 £325 -18.75% 3
West Midlands -13 3 £500 -13.04% 5
SoapUI
UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 226 (61.92%) SOAP
2 180 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (46.03%) SQL
4 142 (38.90%) Java
5 141 (38.63%) Web Services
5 141 (38.63%) XML
6 135 (36.99%) Selenium
7 94 (25.75%) JIRA
8 90 (24.66%) Oracle
9 85 (23.29%) Test Automation
10 75 (20.55%) QA
11 74 (20.27%) Test Scripting
12 72 (19.73%) BDD
13 68 (18.63%) Scrum
14 67 (18.36%) HP
15 65 (17.81%) Automated Testing
16 64 (17.53%) Security Cleared
17 62 (16.99%) SC Cleared
18 61 (16.71%) Linux
19 59 (16.16%) Maven
19 59 (16.16%) TDD
19 59 (16.16%) Cucumber
20 55 (15.07%) Defect Management
21 53 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
21 53 (14.52%) Test Management
22 52 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (14.25%) Unix
23 51 (13.97%) ISTQB
24 50 (13.70%) Manual Testing
24 50 (13.70%) Functional Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (5.48%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.11%) JBoss
2 15 (4.11%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.84%) Confluence
4 11 (3.01%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.47%) DNN
7 7 (1.92%) CMS
8 5 (1.37%) Apache
8 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (1.10%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.10%) IIS
9 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.82%) Jetty
10 3 (0.82%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.55%) Liferay
11 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) HipChat
1 3 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
2 2 (0.55%) MS Project
2 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) GitHub
2 2 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.74%) HTTP
2 8 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.37%) Internet
4 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.10%) SNMP
5 2 (0.55%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.41%) Oracle Database
2 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (3.56%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.92%) DB2
7 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.10%) MySQL
8 4 (1.10%) QlikView
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Navigator
9 3 (0.82%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.27%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 135 (36.99%) Selenium
2 94 (25.75%) JIRA
3 59 (16.16%) Cucumber
3 59 (16.16%) Maven
4 49 (13.42%) Jenkins
5 46 (12.60%) JMeter
6 40 (10.96%) Git (software)
7 35 (9.59%) WebDriver
8 32 (8.77%) HP UFT
8 32 (8.77%) Subversion
9 28 (7.67%) Ant
9 28 (7.67%) JUnit
10 27 (7.40%) Eclipse
11 26 (7.12%) LoadUI
12 25 (6.85%) LoadRunner
13 23 (6.30%) SpecFlow
13 23 (6.30%) Visual Studio
14 21 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (4.11%) TestNG
16 14 (3.84%) ClearQuest
General
1 34 (9.32%) Finance
2 25 (6.85%) Banking
3 15 (4.11%) Retail
4 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.47%) Marketing
6 6 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.10%) Advertising
8 4 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (36.44%) Analyst
2 129 (35.34%) Test Analyst
3 78 (21.37%) Tester
4 54 (14.79%) Developer
5 36 (9.86%) Test Manager
6 35 (9.59%) Test Engineer
7 30 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
7 30 (8.22%) Senior Test Analyst
8 28 (7.67%) Agile Test Analyst
8 28 (7.67%) Automation Analyst
8 28 (7.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 27 (7.40%) Automation Tester
10 26 (7.12%) Java Developer
11 24 (6.58%) QA Analyst
12 22 (6.03%) QA Test Analyst
13 19 (5.21%) QA Engineer
13 19 (5.21%) XML Analyst
14 17 (4.66%) Architect
14 17 (4.66%) Automation Engineer
14 17 (4.66%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (61.92%) SOAP
2 141 (38.63%) Web Services
2 141 (38.63%) XML
3 46 (12.60%) REST
4 42 (11.51%) XML Messaging
5 39 (10.68%) .NET
6 36 (9.86%) RESTful
7 32 (8.77%) HTML
8 31 (8.49%) Gherkin
8 31 (8.49%) JSON
9 29 (7.95%) Middleware
9 29 (7.95%) Spring
10 26 (7.12%) WSDL
11 23 (6.30%) AngularJS
11 23 (6.30%) XSD
12 20 (5.48%) CSS
13 19 (5.21%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.66%) ASP.NET
15 15 (4.11%) JMS
16 14 (3.84%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (1.37%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.10%) Biometrics
5 4 (1.10%) Clustering
5 4 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.10%) Replication
5 4 (1.10%) User Experience
6 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.82%) DataPower
6 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (0.82%) Online Games
6 3 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.71%) Linux
2 52 (14.25%) Unix
3 32 (8.77%) Windows
4 7 (1.92%) Solaris
5 6 (1.64%) Android
5 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) AIX
8 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.32%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.29%) Test Automation
3 74 (20.27%) Test Scripting
4 72 (19.73%) BDD
5 68 (18.63%) Scrum
6 65 (17.81%) Automated Testing
7 59 (16.16%) TDD
8 55 (15.07%) Defect Management
9 53 (14.52%) Test Management
10 52 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (13.70%) Functional Testing
11 50 (13.70%) Manual Testing
12 49 (13.42%) Software Testing
13 45 (12.33%) SOA
14 42 (11.51%) E-Commerce
14 42 (11.51%) Integration Testing
14 42 (11.51%) Performance Testing
15 41 (11.23%) Test Strategy
16 39 (10.68%) Non-Functional Testing
17 36 (9.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 168 (46.03%) SQL
2 142 (38.90%) Java
3 47 (12.88%) JavaScript
4 44 (12.05%) C#
5 40 (10.96%) PL/SQL
6 32 (8.77%) Groovy
7 28 (7.67%) Ruby
8 19 (5.21%) Python
9 15 (4.11%) VBA
10 11 (3.01%) Perl
10 11 (3.01%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.47%) C++
12 7 (1.92%) VBScript
13 6 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (1.64%) Scala
13 6 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.64%) VB
14 5 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.10%) PHP
16 2 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 62 (16.99%) SC Cleared
3 51 (13.97%) ISTQB
4 48 (13.15%) ISEB
5 21 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (4.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (4.11%) Degree
8 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (20.55%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Cygwin
1 2 (0.55%) KVM
2 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 53 (14.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.82%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.55%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
6 1 (0.27%) Graphite
Vendors
1 90 (24.66%) Oracle
2 67 (18.36%) HP
3 21 (5.75%) IBM
4 17 (4.66%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.92%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.92%) Remedy
6 6 (1.64%) AppDynamics
6 6 (1.64%) Dynatrace
6 6 (1.64%) New Relic
6 6 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (1.64%) Rally
7 5 (1.37%) ATG
7 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.10%) Compaq
8 4 (1.10%) hybris
8 4 (1.10%) SAP
8 4 (1.10%) Terracotta
8 4 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.10%) webMethods
9 3 (0.82%) CA
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