The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 416 422 520
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +98
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 176 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.77% 1.63% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 60 25
Average daily rate £350 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.41% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -6.97%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
SoapUI
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +57 105 £350 -6.04% 11
South East -10 43 £359 +12.03% 2
East of England -20 10 £371 +20.73%
South West - 9 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -16 5 £305 - 2
East Midlands -10 2 £370 +34.54% 1
North West -21 2 £315 -4.54% 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
SoapUI
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 182 (62.76%) Selenium
2 164 (56.55%) SOAP
3 130 (44.83%) Web Services
4 109 (37.59%) SQL
5 106 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (31.38%) Java
7 88 (30.34%) Test Automation
8 77 (26.55%) QA
8 77 (26.55%) XML
9 74 (25.52%) WebDriver
10 72 (24.83%) TDD
11 70 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
12 69 (23.79%) Scrum
13 68 (23.45%) BDD
14 62 (21.38%) Maven
15 58 (20.00%) Oracle
16 57 (19.66%) SOA
16 57 (19.66%) Test Scripting
17 56 (19.31%) Finance
18 55 (18.97%) JIRA
19 50 (17.24%) Cucumber
19 50 (17.24%) JMeter
19 50 (17.24%) E-Commerce
20 47 (16.21%) JUnit
21 44 (15.17%) .NET
22 43 (14.83%) Jenkins
22 43 (14.83%) Mobile App
23 42 (14.48%) Linux
23 42 (14.48%) Automated Testing
24 39 (13.45%) C#

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (9.66%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.48%) IIS
2 13 (4.48%) Confluence
3 6 (2.07%) Apache
3 6 (2.07%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.69%) DNN
6 2 (0.69%) Mule
6 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) CSG Singleview
1 3 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.17%) Internet
2 6 (2.07%) HTTP
3 5 (1.72%) 2G
3 5 (1.72%) 3G
3 5 (1.72%) 4G
4 3 (1.03%) SSL
5 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.69%) LDAP
5 2 (0.69%) ATM
5 2 (0.69%) DNS
5 2 (0.69%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) FTP
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) IPv4
6 1 (0.34%) IPv6
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.55%) MySQL
4 16 (5.52%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.10%) DB2
6 8 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.07%) OLAP
9 5 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.69%) Big Data
11 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 182 (62.76%) Selenium
2 74 (25.52%) WebDriver
3 62 (21.38%) Maven
4 55 (18.97%) JIRA
5 50 (17.24%) Cucumber
5 50 (17.24%) JMeter
6 47 (16.21%) JUnit
7 43 (14.83%) Jenkins
8 30 (10.34%) Ant
9 29 (10.00%) JBehave
10 26 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (8.28%) Git (software)
12 23 (7.93%) Visual Studio
13 21 (7.24%) QuickTest Pro
14 19 (6.55%) Calabash
14 19 (6.55%) LoadRunner
15 16 (5.52%) Subversion
16 14 (4.83%) LoadUI
16 14 (4.83%) FitNesse
17 13 (4.48%) PhantomJS
General
1 56 (19.31%) Finance
2 29 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 28 (9.66%) Banking
4 16 (5.52%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Advertising
6 4 (1.38%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) German Language
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (33.10%) Analyst
2 91 (31.38%) Test Analyst
3 70 (24.14%) Tester
4 32 (11.03%) Developer
5 28 (9.66%) Test Leader
6 24 (8.28%) Test Engineer
7 18 (6.21%) Test Manager
7 18 (6.21%) Automation Tester
8 15 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (5.17%) Automation Analyst
9 14 (4.83%) Agile Test Analyst
9 14 (4.83%) Senior Tester
10 13 (4.48%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.14%) Consultant
11 12 (4.14%) Test Consultant
12 9 (3.10%) Automated Tester
13 7 (2.41%) Java Developer
14 6 (2.07%) Integration Tester
14 6 (2.07%) Systems Tester
14 6 (2.07%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (56.55%) SOAP
2 130 (44.83%) Web Services
3 77 (26.55%) XML
4 44 (15.17%) .NET
5 31 (10.69%) REST
6 28 (9.66%) Middleware
7 13 (4.48%) HTML
8 12 (4.14%) WCF
8 12 (4.14%) JSON
9 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET
10 10 (3.45%) WSDL
10 10 (3.45%) Spring
11 8 (2.76%) XSLT
12 7 (2.41%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.41%) XSD
12 7 (2.41%) J2EE
12 7 (2.41%) .NET Framework
12 7 (2.41%) MDX
12 7 (2.41%) jQuery
13 6 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.83%) Mobile App
2 13 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.14%) Open Source
4 10 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.76%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.76%) Handset
6 3 (1.03%) Statistics
6 3 (1.03%) iSeries
7 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.34%) IPTV
8 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.34%) Mashup
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.48%) Linux
2 20 (6.90%) Android
3 19 (6.55%) UNIX
4 18 (6.21%) Windows
5 16 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 13 (4.48%) Solaris
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.69%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.34%) Test Automation
3 72 (24.83%) TDD
4 70 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (23.79%) Scrum
6 68 (23.45%) BDD
7 57 (19.66%) SOA
7 57 (19.66%) Test Scripting
8 50 (17.24%) E-Commerce
9 42 (14.48%) Automated Testing
10 35 (12.07%) Test Strategy
11 31 (10.69%) Performance Testing
12 26 (8.97%) Integration Testing
12 26 (8.97%) Automation Testing
13 25 (8.62%) Test Management
14 24 (8.28%) Software Testing
15 23 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (6.55%) Regression Testing
17 18 (6.21%) Manual Testing
18 17 (5.86%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.59%) SQL
2 91 (31.38%) Java
3 39 (13.45%) C#
4 22 (7.59%) Groovy
5 20 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.14%) Ruby
7 10 (3.45%) XPath
7 10 (3.45%) Perl
8 9 (3.10%) XQuery
9 8 (2.76%) Python
10 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.38%) C++
12 4 (1.38%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.03%) Korn
13 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.69%) sed
14 2 (0.69%) PHP
14 2 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (11.03%) ISEB
2 31 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 29 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (9.66%) Degree
4 28 (9.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (26.55%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (13.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.72%) Puppet
3 4 (1.38%) MOM
4 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.69%) WMI
6 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 58 (20.00%) Oracle
2 31 (10.69%) HP
3 18 (6.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.83%) IBM
5 9 (3.10%) Apple
6 8 (2.76%) hybris
7 7 (2.41%) Green Hat
8 5 (1.72%) Sun
8 5 (1.72%) JBoss
9 3 (1.03%) Endeca
9 3 (1.03%) Google
9 3 (1.03%) Coremetrics
9 3 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.03%) Symbian
10 2 (0.69%) Citrix
10 2 (0.69%) Nokia
10 2 (0.69%) Intalio
10 2 (0.69%) Capita
10 2 (0.69%) ESRI
11 1 (0.34%) ATG
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £335.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago