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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 469 464 500
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 88 86 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 1.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 38
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 £266 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £425
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
6385 5478 5649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.93% 11.76% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3511 3378
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.46%
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 133 134 204
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 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £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 28 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 28 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 +36 36 £375 -7.40% 12
South East -59 20 £315 -10.00% 13
East Midlands - 9 £320 - 1
South West - 7 £358 - 5
Yorkshire -4 5 £320 +11.30% 2
North West -6 3 £344 +90.44% 3
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
East of England -33 2 £368 -8.12%
North East - 1 - -
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 145 (56.42%) Selenium
2 140 (54.47%) SOAP
3 131 (50.97%) Web Services
4 105 (40.86%) SQL
5 88 (34.24%) QA
6 86 (33.46%) Test Automation
6 86 (33.46%) Java
7 84 (32.68%) WebDriver
8 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (26.46%) TDD
9 68 (26.46%) Cucumber
10 67 (26.07%) Scrum
11 66 (25.68%) BDD
12 64 (24.90%) Oracle
13 56 (21.79%) XML
13 56 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (21.40%) Finance
15 51 (19.84%) .NET
15 51 (19.84%) C#
15 51 (19.84%) Test Scripting
16 46 (17.90%) Linux
16 46 (17.90%) JMeter
17 45 (17.51%) SOA
18 43 (16.73%) JIRA
19 42 (16.34%) E-Commerce
20 39 (15.18%) HP Quality Center
21 38 (14.79%) Test Strategy
22 37 (14.40%) Mobile App
23 36 (14.01%) Maven
24 35 (13.62%) JUnit

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 18 (7.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.89%) Apache
3 9 (3.50%) IIS
4 8 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.95%) Documentum
6 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.17%) Confluence
7 3 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.78%) SAS
9 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.39%) DNN
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.39%) Jetty
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) Internet
2 11 (4.28%) HTTP
3 7 (2.72%) 3G
3 7 (2.72%) 2G
3 7 (2.72%) 4G
4 4 (1.56%) FTP
4 4 (1.56%) SSL
5 2 (0.78%) ATM
5 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) SSH
6 1 (0.39%) NAS
6 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) IPv4
6 1 (0.39%) IPv6
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.84%) MySQL
4 9 (3.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.72%) DB2
7 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.95%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.39%) Big Data
11 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 145 (56.42%) Selenium
2 84 (32.68%) WebDriver
3 68 (26.46%) Cucumber
4 46 (17.90%) JMeter
5 43 (16.73%) JIRA
6 36 (14.01%) Maven
7 35 (13.62%) JUnit
8 31 (12.06%) Jenkins
9 27 (10.51%) Calabash
9 27 (10.51%) JBehave
10 23 (8.95%) Visual Studio
10 23 (8.95%) LoadRunner
10 23 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (8.56%) QuickTest Pro
12 21 (8.17%) Ant
13 16 (6.23%) LoadUI
14 15 (5.84%) eggPlant
14 15 (5.84%) SpecFlow
15 13 (5.06%) PhantomJS
16 12 (4.67%) Subversion
General
1 55 (21.40%) Finance
2 24 (9.34%) Banking
3 15 (5.84%) Retail
3 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.95%) Advertising
5 3 (1.17%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 79 (30.74%) Analyst
2 68 (26.46%) Test Analyst
3 67 (26.07%) Tester
4 28 (10.89%) Developer
5 26 (10.12%) Automation Tester
6 24 (9.34%) Test Engineer
7 22 (8.56%) Test Leader
8 18 (7.00%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.28%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) Agile Test Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) Automation Analyst
10 10 (3.89%) QA Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) QA Analyst
11 9 (3.50%) Systems Tester
12 8 (3.11%) Senior Tester
12 8 (3.11%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.11%) Consultant
12 8 (3.11%) QA Tester
13 7 (2.72%) Test Consultant
13 7 (2.72%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (54.47%) SOAP
2 131 (50.97%) Web Services
3 56 (21.79%) XML
4 51 (19.84%) .NET
5 34 (13.23%) REST
6 18 (7.00%) Middleware
7 15 (5.84%) JSON
8 13 (5.06%) HTML
9 12 (4.67%) .NET Framework
10 11 (4.28%) XSD
11 9 (3.50%) MDX
12 8 (3.11%) WCF
12 8 (3.11%) WSDL
13 7 (2.72%) J2ME
13 7 (2.72%) WAP
13 7 (2.72%) ASP.NET
14 6 (2.33%) J2EE
14 6 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
15 5 (1.95%) Spring
15 5 (1.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.40%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.61%) Open Source
3 9 (3.50%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (3.11%) Handset
5 7 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.17%) DataPower
8 3 (1.17%) iSeries
8 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
10 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.90%) Linux
2 28 (10.89%) UNIX
3 20 (7.78%) Solaris
4 15 (5.84%) Windows
5 14 (5.45%) Android
5 14 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) zOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.46%) Test Automation
2 80 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (26.46%) TDD
4 67 (26.07%) Scrum
5 66 (25.68%) BDD
6 56 (21.79%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (19.84%) Test Scripting
8 45 (17.51%) SOA
9 42 (16.34%) E-Commerce
10 38 (14.79%) Test Strategy
11 30 (11.67%) Automated Testing
12 29 (11.28%) Performance Testing
13 28 (10.89%) Integration Testing
13 28 (10.89%) Software Testing
14 27 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (9.73%) Manual Testing
15 25 (9.73%) Automation Testing
16 24 (9.34%) Waterfall
17 22 (8.56%) Regression Testing
18 21 (8.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 105 (40.86%) SQL
2 86 (33.46%) Java
3 51 (19.84%) C#
4 25 (9.73%) Ruby
5 18 (7.00%) Groovy
6 14 (5.45%) PHP
7 13 (5.06%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.28%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.33%) XPath
12 5 (1.95%) Python
13 4 (1.56%) XQuery
13 4 (1.56%) Perl
13 4 (1.56%) C++
13 4 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.17%) Korn
14 3 (1.17%) VB
14 3 (1.17%) C
15 2 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (12.06%) ISEB
2 28 (10.89%) ISTQB
3 25 (9.73%) Degree
4 19 (7.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (7.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (34.24%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (15.18%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.95%) Puppet
3 4 (1.56%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (24.90%) Oracle
2 35 (13.62%) HP
3 21 (8.17%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.89%) Sun
4 10 (3.89%) IBM
5 9 (3.50%) Apple
5 9 (3.50%) hybris
6 8 (3.11%) SAP
7 7 (2.72%) ESRI
8 5 (1.95%) Citrix
9 4 (1.56%) JBoss
9 4 (1.56%) Green Hat
10 3 (1.17%) Endeca
10 3 (1.17%) Google
10 3 (1.17%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.17%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.17%) Siebel
10 3 (1.17%) EMC
11 2 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.78%) webMethods
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