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 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 484 484 477
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 85 87 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 1.50% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 49
Average daily rate
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£350 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
6682 5796 6019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.86% 11.98% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4466 3825 3421
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 £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 204
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 15 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 15 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 +7 29 £375 -6.25% 8
South East -32 22 £320 -0.77% 7
South West -27 8 £358 +58.88% 2
East Midlands +5 5 £395 +11.26%
Yorkshire +1 5 £294 +2.17% 2
North West 0 5 £319 +6.25% 4
East of England -25 5 £368 -8.12% 2
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 148 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (60.83%) Web Services
3 120 (55.30%) SOAP
4 102 (47.00%) Selenium
5 80 (36.87%) SQL
6 79 (36.41%) Java
7 67 (30.88%) Oracle
7 67 (30.88%) Test Automation
8 65 (29.95%) Scrum
9 57 (26.27%) .NET
9 57 (26.27%) XML
10 55 (25.35%) BDD
10 55 (25.35%) QA
11 50 (23.04%) TDD
11 50 (23.04%) Cucumber
12 45 (20.74%) WebDriver
12 45 (20.74%) C#
13 44 (20.28%) Linux
14 42 (19.35%) SOA
14 42 (19.35%) Test Scripting
14 42 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (17.51%) Finance
16 36 (16.59%) User Stories
17 32 (14.75%) SQL Server
18 31 (14.29%) JUnit
18 31 (14.29%) Regression Testing
18 31 (14.29%) ISTQB
18 31 (14.29%) Test Strategy
19 30 (13.82%) JMeter
19 30 (13.82%) ISEB

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 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 20 (9.22%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.69%) IIS
3 8 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.76%) Apache
5 5 (2.30%) Documentum
5 5 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.84%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.84%) Confluence
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) SAS
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) DNN
9 1 (0.46%) Drupal
9 1 (0.46%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.92%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) Internet
2 7 (3.23%) HTTP
2 7 (3.23%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.84%) FTP
4 3 (1.38%) 4G
4 3 (1.38%) 2G
4 3 (1.38%) 3G
5 2 (0.92%) DAB
5 2 (0.92%) SNMP
6 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.45%) MySQL
4 10 (4.61%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.23%) DB2
7 5 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.92%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 102 (47.00%) Selenium
2 50 (23.04%) Cucumber
3 45 (20.74%) WebDriver
4 31 (14.29%) JUnit
5 30 (13.82%) JMeter
6 27 (12.44%) JIRA
7 23 (10.60%) Calabash
8 21 (9.68%) Jenkins
8 21 (9.68%) JBehave
9 19 (8.76%) Ant
10 18 (8.29%) Maven
11 17 (7.83%) Visual Studio
12 16 (7.37%) SpecFlow
13 15 (6.91%) LoadUI
13 15 (6.91%) Subversion
14 14 (6.45%) LoadRunner
15 13 (5.99%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (5.53%) Eclipse
17 11 (5.07%) Git (software)
18 9 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (17.51%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Banking
3 14 (6.45%) Retail
4 13 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.84%) Marketing
5 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.46%) French Language
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (26.73%) Analyst
2 55 (25.35%) Tester
3 51 (23.50%) Test Analyst
4 36 (16.59%) Developer
5 24 (11.06%) Test Engineer
6 23 (10.60%) Automation Tester
7 20 (9.22%) Test Leader
8 14 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.61%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.69%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.23%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.23%) Senior Tester
12 6 (2.76%) Agile Test Analyst
12 6 (2.76%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (2.76%) Consultant
12 6 (2.76%) Systems Tester
12 6 (2.76%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.76%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (2.30%) Automated Tester
13 5 (2.30%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (60.83%) Web Services
2 120 (55.30%) SOAP
3 57 (26.27%) XML
3 57 (26.27%) .NET
4 26 (11.98%) REST
5 17 (7.83%) Middleware
6 16 (7.37%) XSD
7 15 (6.91%) HTML
8 14 (6.45%) J2EE
8 14 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 13 (5.99%) JSON
10 9 (4.15%) Spring
10 9 (4.15%) JAX-RS
10 9 (4.15%) jQuery
10 9 (4.15%) CSS
11 8 (3.69%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.69%) EJB
11 8 (3.69%) WSDL
12 7 (3.23%) JAXB
12 7 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.44%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.53%) Open Source
3 8 (3.69%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.84%) Handset
4 4 (1.84%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.84%) DataPower
5 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.92%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.46%) Online Games
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.28%) Linux
2 25 (11.52%) UNIX
3 23 (10.60%) Solaris
4 17 (7.83%) Windows
5 12 (5.53%) Android
5 12 (5.53%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) zOS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.88%) Test Automation
3 65 (29.95%) Scrum
4 55 (25.35%) BDD
5 50 (23.04%) TDD
6 42 (19.35%) SOA
6 42 (19.35%) Test Scripting
6 42 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (16.59%) User Stories
8 31 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 31 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 27 (12.44%) Integration Testing
9 27 (12.44%) Automated Testing
10 26 (11.98%) Software Testing
11 24 (11.06%) E-Commerce
11 24 (11.06%) Waterfall
12 22 (10.14%) Performance Testing
12 22 (10.14%) Software Engineering
12 22 (10.14%) Manual Testing
13 18 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (36.87%) SQL
2 79 (36.41%) Java
3 45 (20.74%) C#
4 23 (10.60%) Ruby
5 15 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.91%) PHP
6 14 (6.45%) Groovy
7 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.69%) C
8 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.23%) C++
9 7 (3.23%) Python
10 6 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.30%) Perl
12 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.84%) XPath
13 3 (1.38%) Korn
13 3 (1.38%) VB
14 2 (0.92%) AWK
14 2 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 30 (13.82%) ISEB
3 23 (10.60%) Degree
4 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (5.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.76%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (25.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (10.60%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.23%) Puppet
3 5 (2.30%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.38%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 67 (30.88%) Oracle
2 24 (11.06%) HP
3 23 (10.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.91%) IBM
5 10 (4.61%) SAP
6 9 (4.15%) hybris
7 8 (3.69%) JBoss
8 7 (3.23%) ESRI
9 6 (2.76%) Sun
10 5 (2.30%) Green Hat
11 4 (1.84%) Apple
11 4 (1.84%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.38%) webMethods
12 3 (1.38%) EMC
12 3 (1.38%) Citrix
12 3 (1.38%) Siebel
13 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (0.92%) Informatica
13 2 (0.92%) Mercator
13 2 (0.92%) Canoo
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