The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 49 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.14% 0.68% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.12% 6.00% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
SoapUI
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
98 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.60% 11.31% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 27
Average daily rate £413 £277 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.91% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 18
Average hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £33.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £41.50 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Essex region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Essex region.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Ant
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) XHTML
3 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 6 (75.00%) TopLink
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-RS
3 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) EclipseLink
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (50.00%) OSGi
4 4 (50.00%) REST

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Ant
1 6 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) EclipseLink
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-RS
3 6 (75.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (75.00%) TopLink
3 6 (75.00%) XHTML
4 4 (50.00%) Ext JS
4 4 (50.00%) Java SE
4 4 (50.00%) JPA
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) JSR 170
4 4 (50.00%) OSGi
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (75.00%) User Stories
2 4 (50.00%) B2C
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy