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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 481 464 485
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 88 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.57% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 42
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
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
6597 5733 5876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.97% 11.97% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4293 3736 3419
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 119 202
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 £25.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 21 August 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 21 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
(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
London +18 29 £376 -3.83% 7
South East -28 23 £320 -1.53% 10
South West - 9 £358 - 2
East Midlands +9 8 £330 -7.04% 1
Yorkshire 0 7 £320 +11.30% 3
North West +1 3 £319 +32.67% 2
East of England -27 3 £368 -8.12% 2
West Midlands - 3 £500 -
North East - 1 - -
SoapUI
UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 133 (57.08%) SOAP
2 128 (54.94%) Web Services
3 118 (50.64%) Selenium
4 96 (41.20%) SQL
5 75 (32.19%) Java
6 73 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (31.33%) Test Automation
7 69 (29.61%) QA
8 67 (28.76%) Oracle
9 64 (27.47%) BDD
10 63 (27.04%) Scrum
11 62 (26.61%) WebDriver
12 60 (25.75%) XML
13 59 (25.32%) .NET
14 57 (24.46%) C#
15 55 (23.61%) Cucumber
16 53 (22.75%) TDD
17 52 (22.32%) Finance
18 48 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (18.88%) Linux
19 44 (18.88%) Test Scripting
20 39 (16.74%) SOA
20 39 (16.74%) JMeter
21 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
22 33 (14.16%) ISEB
22 33 (14.16%) HP Quality Center
23 32 (13.73%) HP
24 31 (13.30%) Regression Testing
24 31 (13.30%) Integration Testing
24 31 (13.30%) Test Strategy

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (7.73%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.86%) IIS
4 8 (3.43%) Apache
4 8 (3.43%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.15%) Documentum
5 5 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.72%) Confluence
7 3 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.43%) DNN
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.15%) Internet
2 8 (3.43%) HTTP
3 5 (2.15%) 3G
3 5 (2.15%) 2G
3 5 (2.15%) 4G
4 4 (1.72%) FTP
4 4 (1.72%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.86%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) SSH
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.87%) MySQL
4 10 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.00%) DB2
7 5 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.86%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.43%) Big Data
11 1 (0.43%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.43%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.43%) QlikView
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 118 (50.64%) Selenium
2 62 (26.61%) WebDriver
3 55 (23.61%) Cucumber
4 39 (16.74%) JMeter
5 28 (12.02%) Visual Studio
5 28 (12.02%) JIRA
6 24 (10.30%) Calabash
7 23 (9.87%) JBehave
7 23 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (9.44%) Maven
8 22 (9.44%) JUnit
8 22 (9.44%) Jenkins
9 17 (7.30%) Ant
9 17 (7.30%) LoadRunner
10 16 (6.87%) LoadUI
10 16 (6.87%) SpecFlow
11 13 (5.58%) PhantomJS
11 13 (5.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 13 (5.58%) Subversion
12 12 (5.15%) Git (software)
General
1 52 (22.32%) Finance
2 19 (8.15%) Banking
3 15 (6.44%) Retail
4 14 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Games
5 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.86%) Advertising
6 2 (0.86%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 73 (31.33%) Analyst
2 63 (27.04%) Test Analyst
3 62 (26.61%) Tester
4 27 (11.59%) Automation Tester
5 26 (11.16%) Developer
6 22 (9.44%) Test Engineer
7 21 (9.01%) Test Leader
8 12 (5.15%) Agile Test Analyst
9 11 (4.72%) Test Manager
10 10 (4.29%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Systems Tester
12 7 (3.00%) QA Tester
12 7 (3.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (3.00%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Senior Tester
12 7 (3.00%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.00%) Automation Analyst
12 7 (3.00%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.58%) Integration Tester
13 6 (2.58%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (57.08%) SOAP
2 128 (54.94%) Web Services
3 60 (25.75%) XML
4 59 (25.32%) .NET
5 30 (12.88%) REST
6 18 (7.73%) Middleware
7 14 (6.01%) XSD
7 14 (6.01%) .NET Framework
8 13 (5.58%) JSON
9 12 (5.15%) HTML
10 11 (4.72%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.86%) WSDL
11 9 (3.86%) MDX
12 7 (3.00%) WCF
13 6 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
13 6 (2.58%) jQuery
13 6 (2.58%) XSLT
14 5 (2.15%) EJB
14 5 (2.15%) J2EE
14 5 (2.15%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.87%) Open Source
3 8 (3.43%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (2.58%) Handset
5 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.72%) DataPower
6 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.29%) iSeries
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.29%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.86%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.86%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
9 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.88%) Linux
2 23 (9.87%) UNIX
3 19 (8.15%) Solaris
4 13 (5.58%) Windows
5 12 (5.15%) Android
5 12 (5.15%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
1 73 (31.33%) Test Automation
2 64 (27.47%) BDD
3 63 (27.04%) Scrum
4 53 (22.75%) TDD
5 48 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (18.88%) Test Scripting
7 39 (16.74%) SOA
8 31 (13.30%) Regression Testing
8 31 (13.30%) Test Strategy
8 31 (13.30%) Integration Testing
9 30 (12.88%) Software Testing
10 29 (12.45%) E-Commerce
11 28 (12.02%) Automated Testing
12 27 (11.59%) User Stories
12 27 (11.59%) Automation Testing
13 26 (11.16%) Waterfall
14 24 (10.30%) Performance Testing
15 23 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (9.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.20%) SQL
2 75 (32.19%) Java
3 57 (24.46%) C#
4 24 (10.30%) Ruby
5 16 (6.87%) Groovy
6 14 (6.01%) PHP
7 11 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.29%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.86%) Python
10 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.58%) C++
12 5 (2.15%) Perl
12 5 (2.15%) C
12 5 (2.15%) XPath
13 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.29%) Korn
14 3 (1.29%) VB
15 2 (0.86%) XQuery
15 2 (0.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (14.16%) ISEB
2 29 (12.45%) ISTQB
3 23 (9.87%) Degree
4 19 (8.15%) Security Cleared
5 18 (7.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (5.58%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (29.61%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (14.16%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.00%) Puppet
3 5 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.29%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (28.76%) Oracle
2 32 (13.73%) HP
3 22 (9.44%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.15%) IBM
5 9 (3.86%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) hybris
6 8 (3.43%) Sun
7 7 (3.00%) ESRI
8 6 (2.58%) Apple
9 5 (2.15%) Citrix
9 5 (2.15%) Green Hat
10 4 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.72%) JBoss
11 3 (1.29%) Siebel
11 3 (1.29%) webMethods
11 3 (1.29%) EMC
11 3 (1.29%) Endeca
11 3 (1.29%) Google
11 3 (1.29%) Coremetrics
12 2 (0.86%) Informatica
London
Aquent
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago