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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 395 452 453
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +1
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 192 121 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.83% 1.95% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 86 63
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.43% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £37.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £32.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £42.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £37.13
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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
6788 6198 5138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.32% 12.71% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4528 4012 3252
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 141 153
Average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.50 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% +0.80%

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 30 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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
South East +18 67 £400 +21.21% 8
London -12 57 £400 +6.66% 11
East of England +28 30 £250 -21.87% 4
North West -2 18 £339 +0.37% 2
Yorkshire -17 9 £275 -11.29% 1
South West -4 4 £400 +30.61% 2
South Coast - 3 - -
West Midlands 0 2 £575 +48.38%
East Midlands -15 2 - -
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UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 250 (71.84%) SOAP
2 172 (49.43%) XML
3 171 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (47.70%) SQL
5 135 (38.79%) Web Services
6 133 (38.22%) Java
7 111 (31.90%) Oracle
8 106 (30.46%) Selenium
9 74 (21.26%) QA
10 65 (18.68%) Scrum
11 64 (18.39%) Test Automation
12 63 (18.10%) Security Cleared
13 62 (17.82%) Linux
14 60 (17.24%) SOA
15 58 (16.67%) HP
15 58 (16.67%) Use Case
16 54 (15.52%) Integration Testing
17 52 (14.94%) ISTQB
17 52 (14.94%) UNIX
18 51 (14.66%) HP Quality Center
19 50 (14.37%) Test Scripting
19 50 (14.37%) JIRA
20 48 (13.79%) HTML
21 46 (13.22%) Microsoft
21 46 (13.22%) TDD
22 45 (12.93%) PL/SQL
23 44 (12.64%) JavaScript
23 44 (12.64%) SC Cleared
24 43 (12.36%) Software Testing
25 40 (11.49%) Finance

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 33 (9.48%) WebSphere
2 30 (8.62%) JBoss
3 21 (6.03%) WebLogic
4 18 (5.17%) Confluence
5 15 (4.31%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.87%) Documentum
6 10 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.87%) CMS
7 5 (1.44%) Jetty
8 4 (1.15%) IIS
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.86%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.57%) Mule
10 2 (0.57%) DNN
10 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 25 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (1.44%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) AWD
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.44%) SSL
2 5 (1.44%) DAB
3 4 (1.15%) HTTP
3 4 (1.15%) PSTN
4 3 (0.86%) GSM
4 3 (0.86%) SNMP
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.29%) Firewall
6 1 (0.29%) 2G
6 1 (0.29%) 4G
6 1 (0.29%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.29%) 3G
6 1 (0.29%) SS7
6 1 (0.29%) TCAP
6 1 (0.29%) ISUP
6 1 (0.29%) SCCP
6 1 (0.29%) INAP
6 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.18%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.60%) MySQL
5 13 (3.74%) DB2
6 11 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.87%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.72%) SQL Navigator
11 6 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.15%) Big Data
12 4 (1.15%) VoltDB
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (30.46%) Selenium
2 50 (14.37%) JIRA
3 39 (11.21%) Jenkins
4 36 (10.34%) Subversion
5 34 (9.77%) JMeter
6 31 (8.91%) Maven
6 31 (8.91%) JUnit
7 30 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 27 (7.76%) Ant
8 27 (7.76%) HP UFT
9 23 (6.61%) WebDriver
10 22 (6.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (6.03%) Eclipse
12 14 (4.02%) Fiddler
12 14 (4.02%) LoadUI
13 13 (3.74%) Git (software)
14 11 (3.16%) LoadRunner
15 10 (2.87%) TestNG
16 8 (2.30%) RSpec
General
1 40 (11.49%) Finance
2 34 (9.77%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.17%) Banking
4 16 (4.60%) Marketing
5 11 (3.16%) Retail
6 6 (1.72%) Games
7 4 (1.15%) Automotive
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 119 (34.20%) Analyst
2 100 (28.74%) Test Analyst
3 72 (20.69%) Tester
4 65 (18.68%) Developer
5 45 (12.93%) Java Developer
6 28 (8.05%) Automation Tester
7 27 (7.76%) Test Leader
8 23 (6.61%) Architect
9 17 (4.89%) Test Engineer
10 15 (4.31%) QA Analyst
11 14 (4.02%) Senior Test Analyst
11 14 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.45%) QA Engineer
13 11 (3.16%) Integration Architect
13 11 (3.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 8 (2.30%) Integration Tester
14 8 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.01%) Automation Engineer
15 7 (2.01%) Test Manager
15 7 (2.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (71.84%) SOAP
2 172 (49.43%) XML
3 135 (38.79%) Web Services
4 48 (13.79%) HTML
5 39 (11.21%) J2EE
6 37 (10.63%) XSD
6 37 (10.63%) Middleware
7 36 (10.34%) XML Messaging
8 31 (8.91%) WSDL
9 30 (8.62%) .NET
10 27 (7.76%) Hibernate
10 27 (7.76%) REST
11 26 (7.47%) JSON
12 24 (6.90%) CSS
13 21 (6.03%) JAXB
13 21 (6.03%) HTML5
14 19 (5.46%) JSF
15 18 (5.17%) Spring
16 17 (4.89%) JAX-RS
17 16 (4.60%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.60%) DataPower
3 14 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.44%) Online Games
6 5 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.15%) iSeries
8 3 (0.86%) Equities
8 3 (0.86%) Derivative
8 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.86%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.86%) AS400
8 3 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) W3C
9 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.29%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.82%) Linux
2 52 (14.94%) UNIX
3 39 (11.21%) Windows
4 27 (7.76%) Solaris
5 10 (2.87%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.59%) Android
7 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.44%) AIX
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.68%) Scrum
3 64 (18.39%) Test Automation
4 60 (17.24%) SOA
5 58 (16.67%) Use Case
6 54 (15.52%) Integration Testing
7 50 (14.37%) Test Scripting
8 46 (13.22%) TDD
9 43 (12.36%) Software Testing
10 39 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (10.06%) Test Management
11 35 (10.06%) E-Commerce
12 34 (9.77%) SDLC
13 32 (9.20%) Waterfall
14 30 (8.62%) BDD
15 29 (8.33%) Content Management
16 28 (8.05%) Automated Testing
16 28 (8.05%) Validation
17 27 (7.76%) User Stories
18 24 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (47.70%) SQL
2 133 (38.22%) Java
3 45 (12.93%) PL/SQL
4 44 (12.64%) JavaScript
5 36 (10.34%) C#
6 34 (9.77%) Groovy
7 32 (9.20%) Perl
8 22 (6.32%) Python
9 16 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.31%) Ruby
11 8 (2.30%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.15%) XQuery
12 4 (1.15%) PHP
12 4 (1.15%) C++
13 3 (0.86%) C
14 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.57%) VBScript
14 2 (0.57%) VBA
15 1 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 52 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 44 (12.64%) SC Cleared
4 39 (11.21%) ISEB
5 25 (7.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (5.17%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.45%) Degree
8 4 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.57%) HND
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (21.26%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) HL7
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (14.66%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (4.89%) Puppet
3 13 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.45%) CA LISA
5 7 (2.01%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.57%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.29%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.29%) WMI
7 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 111 (31.90%) Oracle
2 58 (16.67%) HP
3 46 (13.22%) Microsoft
4 38 (10.92%) IBM
5 16 (4.60%) webMethods
6 12 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 11 (3.16%) Solace
7 11 (3.16%) Green Hat
8 8 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.01%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.44%) Endeca
10 5 (1.44%) Google
10 5 (1.44%) Perforce
10 5 (1.44%) VMware
10 5 (1.44%) Remedy
10 5 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.15%) ATG
11 4 (1.15%) Coremetrics
12 3 (0.86%) Citrix
13 2 (0.57%) BMC
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