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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 350 491 458
Rank change year-on-year
+141 -33
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 259 85 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.71% 1.32% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 65 57
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £334 £331
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £43.26
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 - £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 - £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 - £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
6989 6447 5501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.55% 13.04% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4641 4212 3511
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 134 134
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 3 August 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
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 3 August 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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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 +48 89 £400 +25.00% 7
London +41 86 £400 +6.66% 8
East of England +30 30 £250 -31.97% 3
North West +7 28 £345 +2.22% 4
Yorkshire -9 15 £275 -14.06% 4
West Midlands +6 3 £575 +48.38%
East Midlands -14 2 - - 1
North East -20 2 - - 1
South West -7 1 - -
South Coast - 1 - -
SoapUI
UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 286 (69.59%) SOAP
2 197 (47.93%) SQL
3 191 (46.47%) XML
4 179 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (36.25%) Java
6 140 (34.06%) Web Services
7 126 (30.66%) Selenium
8 122 (29.68%) Oracle
9 94 (22.87%) Test Automation
10 86 (20.92%) Test Scripting
11 82 (19.95%) QA
12 79 (19.22%) Security Cleared
13 76 (18.49%) Scrum
13 76 (18.49%) HP
14 72 (17.52%) UNIX
15 71 (17.27%) ISTQB
16 69 (16.79%) Software Testing
17 68 (16.55%) Use Case
18 67 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
19 66 (16.06%) SOA
20 64 (15.57%) Linux
21 63 (15.33%) SC Cleared
22 59 (14.36%) JIRA
23 58 (14.11%) Integration Testing
23 58 (14.11%) Middleware
24 57 (13.87%) TDD
25 56 (13.63%) Performance Testing
26 55 (13.38%) HTML
27 53 (12.90%) PL/SQL
28 51 (12.41%) ISEB

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (8.52%) WebSphere
2 29 (7.06%) WebLogic
3 25 (6.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (4.87%) JBoss
5 17 (4.14%) Confluence
5 17 (4.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.43%) CMS
7 10 (2.43%) Documentum
8 7 (1.70%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.97%) Apache
10 4 (0.97%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.73%) IIS
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.73%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.49%) Jetty
12 2 (0.49%) Mule
12 2 (0.49%) DNN
Applications
1 32 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.22%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) AWD
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.22%) HTTP
2 5 (1.22%) SSL
2 5 (1.22%) DAB
3 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.97%) PSTN
4 3 (0.73%) GSM
4 3 (0.73%) SNMP
5 2 (0.49%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) 3G
6 1 (0.24%) SS7
6 1 (0.24%) TCAP
6 1 (0.24%) ISUP
6 1 (0.24%) SCCP
6 1 (0.24%) INAP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) ATM
6 1 (0.24%) SMTP
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.00%) Oracle Database
2 31 (7.54%) Relational Database
2 31 (7.54%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.38%) MySQL
4 16 (3.89%) DB2
5 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.43%) Hadoop
5 10 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.22%) Big Data
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.97%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.97%) VoltDB
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Navigator
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 126 (30.66%) Selenium
2 59 (14.36%) JIRA
3 50 (12.17%) JMeter
4 45 (10.95%) Jenkins
5 42 (10.22%) Maven
6 38 (9.25%) JUnit
7 37 (9.00%) Cucumber
8 35 (8.52%) Subversion
9 33 (8.03%) HP UFT
10 31 (7.54%) Ant
11 30 (7.30%) LoadRunner
12 28 (6.81%) LoadUI
13 27 (6.57%) Eclipse
14 24 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (5.84%) WebDriver
15 19 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (4.14%) Git (software)
17 15 (3.65%) Fiddler
17 15 (3.65%) Visual Studio
18 11 (2.68%) Hudson
General
1 49 (11.92%) Telecoms
2 44 (10.71%) Finance
3 18 (4.38%) Banking
4 15 (3.65%) Marketing
5 11 (2.68%) Retail
6 4 (0.97%) Automotive
6 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.73%) Legal
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Games
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 130 (31.63%) Analyst
2 114 (27.74%) Test Analyst
3 105 (25.55%) Tester
4 58 (14.11%) Developer
5 35 (8.52%) Test Leader
6 34 (8.27%) Java Developer
6 34 (8.27%) Test Engineer
7 31 (7.54%) Automation Tester
8 28 (6.81%) Architect
9 21 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (3.41%) QA Engineer
11 13 (3.16%) Test Manager
11 13 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
11 13 (3.16%) QA Analyst
12 12 (2.92%) Technical Tester
13 10 (2.43%) Integration Architect
13 10 (2.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 10 (2.43%) Test Automation Engineer
14 9 (2.19%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (69.59%) SOAP
2 191 (46.47%) XML
3 140 (34.06%) Web Services
4 58 (14.11%) Middleware
5 55 (13.38%) HTML
6 49 (11.92%) XML Messaging
7 37 (9.00%) XSD
8 35 (8.52%) .NET
9 33 (8.03%) J2EE
10 29 (7.06%) WSDL
11 27 (6.57%) REST
12 24 (5.84%) CSS
13 20 (4.87%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.87%) HTML5
14 19 (4.62%) JSON
15 16 (3.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 16 (3.89%) Spring
16 15 (3.65%) Ajax
16 15 (3.65%) TopLink
16 15 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.14%) DataPower
3 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.19%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.70%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.70%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.22%) iSeries
7 5 (1.22%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.73%) Equities
8 3 (0.73%) Derivative
8 3 (0.73%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.73%) W3C
8 3 (0.73%) Biometrics
8 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.73%) AS400
8 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.52%) UNIX
2 64 (15.57%) Linux
3 42 (10.22%) Windows
4 23 (5.60%) Solaris
5 9 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.95%) Android
7 5 (1.22%) AIX
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.87%) Test Automation
3 86 (20.92%) Test Scripting
4 76 (18.49%) Scrum
5 69 (16.79%) Software Testing
6 68 (16.55%) Use Case
7 66 (16.06%) SOA
8 58 (14.11%) Integration Testing
9 57 (13.87%) TDD
10 56 (13.63%) Performance Testing
11 48 (11.68%) Test Management
12 45 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (10.71%) Automated Testing
14 42 (10.22%) Test Strategy
15 41 (9.98%) BDD
16 37 (9.00%) System Integration Testing
16 37 (9.00%) E-Commerce
17 36 (8.76%) Validation
18 34 (8.27%) User Stories
19 33 (8.03%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (47.93%) SQL
2 149 (36.25%) Java
3 53 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 49 (11.92%) C#
5 47 (11.44%) JavaScript
6 40 (9.73%) Perl
7 33 (8.03%) Groovy
8 23 (5.60%) Shell Script
9 21 (5.11%) Python
10 16 (3.89%) Ruby
11 12 (2.92%) VB
12 10 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.70%) PHP
13 7 (1.70%) C++
14 6 (1.46%) VBScript
15 4 (0.97%) VBA
16 2 (0.49%) XQuery
16 2 (0.49%) C
16 2 (0.49%) XPath
16 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 79 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 71 (17.27%) ISTQB
3 63 (15.33%) SC Cleared
4 51 (12.41%) ISEB
5 40 (9.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (3.41%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.92%) Degree
8 8 (1.95%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (19.95%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) HL7
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 67 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (4.14%) Puppet
3 11 (2.68%) CA LISA
4 10 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.70%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 122 (29.68%) Oracle
2 76 (18.49%) HP
3 51 (12.41%) Microsoft
4 39 (9.49%) IBM
5 16 (3.89%) webMethods
6 11 (2.68%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.43%) Green Hat
7 10 (2.43%) Solace
8 6 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.46%) Endeca
8 6 (1.46%) Google
9 5 (1.22%) Coremetrics
9 5 (1.22%) VMware
9 5 (1.22%) Remedy
9 5 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.97%) ATG
10 4 (0.97%) Cadence
10 4 (0.97%) Telerik
11 3 (0.73%) ESRI
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