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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 485 475 443
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -32
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 94 81 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.40% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 55
Average daily rate
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£355 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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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
6731 5769 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.76% 11.96% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4539 3832 3329
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 £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 110 222
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 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 30 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 +18 40 £375 -2.91% 13
South East -16 19 £325 +8.33% 9
East of England -12 9 £359 -13.03% 4
South West -26 8 £350 +36.58% 1
North West -2 6 £319 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -8 5 £294 -9.61% 4
East Midlands +3 1 - -
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 139 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (57.28%) Web Services
2 122 (57.28%) SOAP
3 91 (42.72%) Selenium
4 86 (40.38%) Java
5 77 (36.15%) SQL
6 73 (34.27%) Test Automation
7 70 (32.86%) Scrum
8 65 (30.52%) Oracle
9 59 (27.70%) XML
10 55 (25.82%) .NET
11 51 (23.94%) BDD
11 51 (23.94%) QA
12 50 (23.47%) TDD
13 48 (22.54%) Cucumber
14 46 (21.60%) WebDriver
15 43 (20.19%) C#
16 41 (19.25%) User Stories
17 39 (18.31%) JUnit
17 39 (18.31%) Linux
18 37 (17.37%) SOA
19 36 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
20 35 (16.43%) Test Scripting
20 35 (16.43%) Test Strategy
21 34 (15.96%) Regression Testing
21 34 (15.96%) JMeter
22 31 (14.55%) JIRA
22 31 (14.55%) REST
23 30 (14.08%) Finance
23 30 (14.08%) UNIX

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (9.86%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.29%) IIS
4 7 (3.29%) Apache
5 5 (2.35%) Documentum
6 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.88%) Confluence
6 4 (1.88%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) Drupal
9 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.47%) Jetty
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.76%) HTTP
1 8 (3.76%) Wireshark
2 7 (3.29%) Internet
3 4 (1.88%) FTP
4 3 (1.41%) 2G
4 3 (1.41%) 4G
4 3 (1.41%) 3G
4 3 (1.41%) DAB
4 3 (1.41%) SNMP
5 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.94%) ATM
6 1 (0.47%) SSH
6 1 (0.47%) DNS
6 1 (0.47%) SSL
6 1 (0.47%) Intranet
6 1 (0.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.92%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.10%) MySQL
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.76%) DB2
5 8 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.94%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.47%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 91 (42.72%) Selenium
2 48 (22.54%) Cucumber
3 46 (21.60%) WebDriver
4 39 (18.31%) JUnit
5 34 (15.96%) JMeter
6 31 (14.55%) JIRA
7 23 (10.80%) Ant
8 22 (10.33%) Maven
8 22 (10.33%) Jenkins
9 21 (9.86%) JBehave
10 17 (7.98%) Calabash
10 17 (7.98%) Subversion
10 17 (7.98%) Eclipse
11 16 (7.51%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (7.51%) LoadRunner
11 16 (7.51%) SpecFlow
12 15 (7.04%) Visual Studio
13 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
13 11 (5.16%) LoadUI
14 10 (4.69%) ClearCase
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Banking
3 7 (3.29%) Retail
3 7 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Marketing
5 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (27.23%) Analyst
2 55 (25.82%) Tester
3 51 (23.94%) Test Analyst
4 38 (17.84%) Developer
5 25 (11.74%) Test Engineer
6 24 (11.27%) Automation Tester
7 17 (7.98%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.10%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.29%) QA Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) Systems Tester
12 6 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (2.82%) C++/Java Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.82%) C++ Developer
13 5 (2.35%) Senior Tester
13 5 (2.35%) Architect
13 5 (2.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (57.28%) SOAP
1 122 (57.28%) Web Services
2 59 (27.70%) XML
3 55 (25.82%) .NET
4 31 (14.55%) REST
5 19 (8.92%) J2EE
6 18 (8.45%) HTML
6 18 (8.45%) XSD
7 17 (7.98%) JSON
8 16 (7.51%) Middleware
9 14 (6.57%) JAX-RS
10 13 (6.10%) .NET Framework
10 13 (6.10%) CSS
11 12 (5.63%) Spring
12 10 (4.69%) jQuery
12 10 (4.69%) WSDL
13 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.23%) Ajax
14 7 (3.29%) JSF
14 7 (3.29%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.86%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.57%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.10%) Open Source
4 7 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.35%) DataPower
7 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.88%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.88%) Handset
8 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.94%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.94%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.94%) User Experience
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.31%) Linux
2 30 (14.08%) UNIX
3 19 (8.92%) Windows
3 19 (8.92%) Solaris
4 12 (5.63%) Android
4 12 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) zOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.27%) Test Automation
3 70 (32.86%) Scrum
4 51 (23.94%) BDD
5 50 (23.47%) TDD
6 41 (19.25%) User Stories
7 37 (17.37%) SOA
8 36 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (16.43%) Test Scripting
9 35 (16.43%) Test Strategy
10 34 (15.96%) Regression Testing
11 28 (13.15%) Integration Testing
12 26 (12.21%) Software Testing
13 23 (10.80%) Manual Testing
14 22 (10.33%) Software Engineering
15 21 (9.86%) Automated Testing
15 21 (9.86%) Performance Testing
16 19 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 17 (7.98%) Functional Testing
17 17 (7.98%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.38%) Java
2 77 (36.15%) SQL
3 43 (20.19%) C#
4 23 (10.80%) Ruby
5 19 (8.92%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.04%) PHP
7 13 (6.10%) Groovy
8 10 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.69%) C
9 9 (4.23%) C++
10 8 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.29%) Python
12 5 (2.35%) XPath
13 4 (1.88%) Perl
13 4 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.41%) Korn
15 2 (0.94%) sed
15 2 (0.94%) VBScript
15 2 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (12.21%) ISTQB
2 24 (11.27%) ISEB
3 23 (10.80%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (7.04%) Degree
5 12 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (13.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.82%) Puppet
3 5 (2.35%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.88%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (30.52%) Oracle
2 29 (13.62%) HP
3 23 (10.80%) Microsoft
4 16 (7.51%) IBM
5 11 (5.16%) SAP
6 9 (4.23%) JBoss
7 7 (3.29%) ESRI
8 6 (2.82%) Green Hat
8 6 (2.82%) Sun
9 5 (2.35%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.88%) webMethods
10 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.88%) Apple
10 4 (1.88%) hybris
11 3 (1.41%) Canoo
11 3 (1.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.41%) Citrix
11 3 (1.41%) Siebel
12 2 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.94%) Informatica
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