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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 479 467 482
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 90 88 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.61% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 62 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6261 5475 5604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.88% 11.78% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3511 3374
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 £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 134 200
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 £25.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +26 38 £375 -2.59% 17
South East -39 20 £320 -8.57% 12
East Midlands - 9 £320 - 1
South West - 7 £358 - 5
Yorkshire 0 6 £315 +28.57% 2
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
North West -5 2 £344 +90.44% 1
East of England -23 2 £368 -8.12% 1
North East - 1 - -
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 151 (56.98%) Selenium
2 142 (53.58%) SOAP
3 133 (50.19%) Web Services
4 107 (40.38%) SQL
5 89 (33.58%) QA
6 88 (33.21%) Java
7 87 (32.83%) Test Automation
7 87 (32.83%) WebDriver
8 82 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (25.66%) Scrum
9 68 (25.66%) TDD
9 68 (25.66%) Cucumber
10 66 (24.91%) BDD
11 65 (24.53%) Oracle
12 59 (22.26%) Finance
13 58 (21.89%) XML
14 57 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (20.38%) Test Scripting
16 52 (19.62%) C#
17 51 (19.25%) .NET
17 51 (19.25%) SOA
18 50 (18.87%) Linux
19 48 (18.11%) JMeter
20 44 (16.60%) E-Commerce
21 43 (16.23%) JIRA
22 39 (14.72%) HP Quality Center
23 38 (14.34%) Test Strategy
23 38 (14.34%) Mobile App
24 37 (13.96%) JUnit
25 36 (13.58%) Maven

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (7.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.77%) IIS
2 10 (3.77%) Apache
3 9 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.02%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.89%) Documentum
5 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.13%) Confluence
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.75%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.38%) DNN
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.75%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.28%) Internet
2 11 (4.15%) HTTP
3 7 (2.64%) 3G
3 7 (2.64%) 2G
3 7 (2.64%) 4G
4 4 (1.51%) FTP
4 4 (1.51%) SSL
5 3 (1.13%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.75%) Firewall
6 2 (0.75%) ATM
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) IPv4
7 1 (0.38%) IPv6
7 1 (0.38%) SAN
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.79%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.66%) MySQL
4 8 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.64%) DB2
6 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.75%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 151 (56.98%) Selenium
2 87 (32.83%) WebDriver
3 68 (25.66%) Cucumber
4 48 (18.11%) JMeter
5 43 (16.23%) JIRA
6 37 (13.96%) JUnit
7 36 (13.58%) Maven
8 30 (11.32%) Jenkins
9 27 (10.19%) Calabash
9 27 (10.19%) JBehave
10 23 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (8.68%) LoadRunner
10 23 (8.68%) Visual Studio
11 22 (8.30%) Ant
12 21 (7.92%) QuickTest Pro
13 17 (6.42%) LoadUI
14 15 (5.66%) eggPlant
15 14 (5.28%) SpecFlow
16 13 (4.91%) PhantomJS
17 12 (4.53%) Subversion
General
1 59 (22.26%) Finance
2 28 (10.57%) Banking
3 16 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.89%) Advertising
6 3 (1.13%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 82 (30.94%) Analyst
2 73 (27.55%) Tester
3 71 (26.79%) Test Analyst
4 30 (11.32%) Developer
5 26 (9.81%) Automation Tester
6 24 (9.06%) Test Engineer
7 21 (7.92%) Test Leader
8 18 (6.79%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.53%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (4.53%) Agile Test Analyst
9 12 (4.53%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (4.15%) Systems Tester
11 10 (3.77%) QA Engineer
12 9 (3.40%) QA Analyst
12 9 (3.40%) Senior Tester
13 8 (3.02%) Consultant
13 8 (3.02%) QA Tester
14 7 (2.64%) Integration Tester
14 7 (2.64%) Software Engineer
14 7 (2.64%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (53.58%) SOAP
2 133 (50.19%) Web Services
3 58 (21.89%) XML
4 51 (19.25%) .NET
5 35 (13.21%) REST
6 19 (7.17%) Middleware
7 16 (6.04%) JSON
8 13 (4.91%) HTML
9 12 (4.53%) XSD
10 11 (4.15%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.40%) WSDL
11 9 (3.40%) MDX
12 8 (3.02%) WCF
13 7 (2.64%) WAP
13 7 (2.64%) J2ME
13 7 (2.64%) J2EE
13 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.26%) XSLT
14 6 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
15 5 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.34%) Mobile App
2 18 (6.79%) Open Source
3 10 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (3.02%) Handset
5 7 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.13%) Statistics
8 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.13%) DataPower
8 3 (1.13%) iSeries
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.75%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.38%) Online Games
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.87%) Linux
2 29 (10.94%) UNIX
3 23 (8.68%) Solaris
4 16 (6.04%) Windows
5 15 (5.66%) Android
5 15 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.38%) zOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (32.83%) Test Automation
2 82 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (25.66%) TDD
3 68 (25.66%) Scrum
4 66 (24.91%) BDD
5 57 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (20.38%) Test Scripting
7 51 (19.25%) SOA
8 44 (16.60%) E-Commerce
9 38 (14.34%) Test Strategy
10 31 (11.70%) Automated Testing
11 29 (10.94%) Performance Testing
12 28 (10.57%) Software Testing
12 28 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (10.19%) Integration Testing
14 26 (9.81%) Automation Testing
15 25 (9.43%) Waterfall
15 25 (9.43%) Manual Testing
16 22 (8.30%) Regression Testing
17 20 (7.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 107 (40.38%) SQL
2 88 (33.21%) Java
3 52 (19.62%) C#
4 26 (9.81%) Ruby
5 18 (6.79%) Groovy
6 14 (5.28%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.28%) PHP
7 11 (4.15%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.64%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.26%) XPath
11 5 (1.89%) C++
12 4 (1.51%) Perl
12 4 (1.51%) Python
12 4 (1.51%) XQuery
12 4 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.13%) Korn
13 3 (1.13%) VB
13 3 (1.13%) C
14 2 (0.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 33 (12.45%) ISEB
2 30 (11.32%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.81%) Degree
4 20 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (6.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (33.58%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (14.72%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (1.51%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.38%) Salt
5 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (24.53%) Oracle
2 35 (13.21%) HP
3 21 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.77%) Sun
4 10 (3.77%) IBM
5 9 (3.40%) Apple
5 9 (3.40%) hybris
6 8 (3.02%) SAP
7 7 (2.64%) ESRI
8 5 (1.89%) Citrix
9 4 (1.51%) JBoss
9 4 (1.51%) Green Hat
10 3 (1.13%) Endeca
10 3 (1.13%) Google
10 3 (1.13%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.13%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.13%) Siebel
10 3 (1.13%) EMC
11 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.75%) webMethods
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