The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £404 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -6.97%
Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.55% 4.87% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 12 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £246 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £423 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £30.75 £32.10 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £29.19 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £35.87 £32.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
SoapUI
East of England

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
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 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) IPv4
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP