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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 347 509 473
Rank change year-on-year
+162 -36
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 271 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.62% 1.18% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 46 58
Average daily rate
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£388 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £460 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
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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
7487 6534 5697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.12% 12.93% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4276 3726
Average daily rate £410 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 124
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.04 £50.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +74 90 £400 +6.66% 10
South East +41 85 £400 +26.98% 10
East of England +29 27 £275 -25.17% 2
North West -10 26 £350 +9.80% 3
Yorkshire -12 21 £288 -2.12% 2
North East - 10 £575 -
East Midlands -8 7 £350 -11.39% 2
Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands +8 2 £305 -32.22% 1
South West -14 1 £300 -17.80% 5
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 295 (69.74%) SOAP
2 193 (45.63%) XML
3 191 (45.15%) SQL
4 173 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (34.75%) Selenium
6 146 (34.52%) Web Services
7 133 (31.44%) Java
8 110 (26.00%) Oracle
9 108 (25.53%) Test Automation
10 93 (21.99%) Test Scripting
11 88 (20.80%) QA
12 82 (19.39%) Software Testing
13 78 (18.44%) HP
14 77 (18.20%) HP Quality Center
15 76 (17.97%) Security Cleared
16 74 (17.49%) ISTQB
17 72 (17.02%) Scrum
18 65 (15.37%) C#
18 65 (15.37%) UNIX
19 63 (14.89%) SOA
19 63 (14.89%) SC Cleared
20 61 (14.42%) Integration Testing
20 61 (14.42%) Middleware
21 60 (14.18%) ISEB
21 60 (14.18%) Performance Testing
22 58 (13.71%) JIRA
22 58 (13.71%) Linux
22 58 (13.71%) TDD
23 55 (13.00%) Use Case
24 54 (12.77%) Test Management

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (7.57%) WebSphere
2 30 (7.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (6.86%) WebLogic
4 17 (4.02%) JBoss
4 17 (4.02%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.60%) Apache
7 10 (2.36%) Documentum
7 10 (2.36%) CMS
8 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.89%) Node.js
9 7 (1.65%) Confluence
9 7 (1.65%) Jetty
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.71%) IIS
11 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.47%) Mule
11 2 (0.47%) DNN
Applications
1 24 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.18%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.47%) Magento
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.84%) SSL
3 10 (2.36%) SNMP
4 7 (1.65%) HTTP
5 5 (1.18%) DAB
5 5 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.95%) PSTN
7 3 (0.71%) GSM
8 2 (0.47%) Internet
8 2 (0.47%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.24%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.24%) Firewall
9 1 (0.24%) 2G
9 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.24%) 4G
9 1 (0.24%) 3G
9 1 (0.24%) SS7
9 1 (0.24%) TCAP
9 1 (0.24%) ISUP
9 1 (0.24%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.17%) Oracle Database
2 31 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.49%) DB2
5 13 (3.07%) MySQL
6 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.47%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.47%) Big Data
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 147 (34.75%) Selenium
2 58 (13.71%) JIRA
3 42 (9.93%) JMeter
4 41 (9.69%) Jenkins
5 35 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (8.27%) Maven
6 34 (8.04%) Cucumber
6 34 (8.04%) LoadUI
7 32 (7.57%) WebDriver
8 31 (7.33%) LoadRunner
9 29 (6.86%) Ant
9 29 (6.86%) JUnit
9 29 (6.86%) HP UFT
10 28 (6.62%) Subversion
11 23 (5.44%) Eclipse
12 22 (5.20%) Visual Studio
13 20 (4.73%) Git (software)
14 16 (3.78%) Fiddler
14 16 (3.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.84%) TestNG
General
1 53 (12.53%) Telecoms
2 40 (9.46%) Finance
3 16 (3.78%) Banking
4 13 (3.07%) Retail
5 7 (1.65%) Marketing
6 3 (0.71%) Billing
6 3 (0.71%) Legal
6 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 2 (0.47%) Publishing
7 2 (0.47%) Games
7 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (35.22%) Analyst
2 138 (32.62%) Test Analyst
3 128 (30.26%) Tester
4 46 (10.87%) Developer
5 38 (8.98%) Test Engineer
5 38 (8.98%) Automation Tester
6 27 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 24 (5.67%) Test Leader
8 20 (4.73%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.49%) Architect
9 19 (4.49%) Agile Test Analyst
10 18 (4.26%) Test Manager
11 15 (3.55%) Technical Tester
11 15 (3.55%) QA Engineer
12 13 (3.07%) QA Analyst
13 12 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
13 12 (2.84%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (2.60%) Integration Tester
14 11 (2.60%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (69.74%) SOAP
2 193 (45.63%) XML
3 146 (34.52%) Web Services
4 61 (14.42%) Middleware
5 52 (12.29%) XML Messaging
6 49 (11.58%) HTML
7 40 (9.46%) .NET
8 35 (8.27%) XSD
9 34 (8.04%) WSDL
10 27 (6.38%) REST
11 26 (6.15%) JSON
12 19 (4.49%) CSS
13 18 (4.26%) J2EE
14 17 (4.02%) XSLT
15 16 (3.78%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.31%) RESTful
17 13 (3.07%) HTML5
18 12 (2.84%) WCF
19 11 (2.60%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 11 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.26%) DataPower
3 7 (1.65%) iSeries
3 7 (1.65%) Client/Server
3 7 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.18%) Smart Meter
6 4 (0.95%) AS400
6 4 (0.95%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.71%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.71%) W3C
7 3 (0.71%) Biometrics
7 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.71%) Equities
7 3 (0.71%) Derivative
8 2 (0.47%) Statistics
8 2 (0.47%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 65 (15.37%) UNIX
2 58 (13.71%) Linux
3 32 (7.57%) Windows
4 21 (4.96%) Solaris
5 8 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.89%) Android
6 5 (1.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (40.90%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (25.53%) Test Automation
3 93 (21.99%) Test Scripting
4 82 (19.39%) Software Testing
5 72 (17.02%) Scrum
6 63 (14.89%) SOA
7 61 (14.42%) Integration Testing
8 60 (14.18%) Performance Testing
9 58 (13.71%) TDD
10 55 (13.00%) Use Case
11 54 (12.77%) Automated Testing
11 54 (12.77%) Test Management
12 51 (12.06%) BDD
13 47 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 46 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
15 43 (10.17%) E-Commerce
16 37 (8.75%) Regression Testing
17 36 (8.51%) Automation Testing
17 36 (8.51%) Manual Testing
17 36 (8.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 191 (45.15%) SQL
2 133 (31.44%) Java
3 65 (15.37%) C#
4 50 (11.82%) PL/SQL
5 46 (10.87%) Groovy
6 45 (10.64%) Perl
7 40 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 17 (4.02%) Python
10 12 (2.84%) VB
11 10 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.13%) Ruby
12 9 (2.13%) PHP
13 7 (1.65%) C++
14 6 (1.42%) VBScript
14 6 (1.42%) VBA
15 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.47%) XQuery
16 2 (0.47%) C
16 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (17.97%) Security Cleared
2 74 (17.49%) ISTQB
3 63 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 60 (14.18%) ISEB
5 42 (9.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (2.84%) Degree
6 12 (2.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (20.80%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) HL7
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 77 (18.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.42%) Puppet
2 6 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.95%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 110 (26.00%) Oracle
2 78 (18.44%) HP
3 40 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 28 (6.62%) IBM
5 9 (2.13%) Google
6 8 (1.89%) webMethods
7 7 (1.65%) SAP
7 7 (1.65%) Endeca
8 6 (1.42%) Coremetrics
9 5 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.18%) Telerik
9 5 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.95%) Remedy
10 4 (0.95%) Cadence
10 4 (0.95%) Green Hat
10 4 (0.95%) ATG
10 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.71%) VMware
11 3 (0.71%) ESRI
11 3 (0.71%) Citrix
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