The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 367 386 391
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 49 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 1.18% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
SoapUI
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3608 3299 2842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.63% 13.27% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2362 1927
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £20.35 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £56.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in London

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in London

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in London

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the London region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +21 10 £413 -13.15% 7
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 69 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (55.88%) Web Services
3 52 (50.98%) Selenium
4 49 (48.04%) SOAP
5 45 (44.12%) SQL
6 39 (38.24%) Java
7 38 (37.25%) Oracle
8 34 (33.33%) Scrum
9 33 (32.35%) Test Automation
10 28 (27.45%) QA
11 27 (26.47%) TDD
11 27 (26.47%) HP
12 25 (24.51%) Regression Testing
12 25 (24.51%) JUnit
12 25 (24.51%) Linux
13 24 (23.53%) Finance
13 24 (23.53%) WebDriver
14 22 (21.57%) XML
15 21 (20.59%) JIRA
15 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (19.61%) BDD
17 19 (18.63%) REST
18 18 (17.65%) Functional Testing
18 18 (17.65%) Ant
18 18 (17.65%) .NET
19 17 (16.67%) Maven
19 17 (16.67%) Automated Testing
19 17 (16.67%) SOA
20 16 (15.69%) JavaScript

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 6 (5.88%) Apache
1 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.96%) Documentum
3 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) uiautomator
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.98%) Jetty
4 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Office
2 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.96%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Wireshark
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
2 5 (4.90%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) 4G
3 3 (2.94%) 3G
3 3 (2.94%) 2G
3 3 (2.94%) SNMP
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) ATM
5 1 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.84%) MySQL
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) DB2
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (50.98%) Selenium
2 25 (24.51%) JUnit
3 24 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 21 (20.59%) JIRA
5 18 (17.65%) Ant
6 17 (16.67%) Maven
7 16 (15.69%) Calabash
8 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
9 13 (12.75%) JMeter
9 13 (12.75%) LoadRunner
10 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
11 10 (9.80%) ClearCase
11 10 (9.80%) JBehave
12 9 (8.82%) Eclipse
13 8 (7.84%) DbUnit
13 8 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (7.84%) eggPlant
13 8 (7.84%) LoadUI
14 7 (6.86%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (10.78%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Tester
2 21 (20.59%) Analyst
3 20 (19.61%) Test Analyst
4 18 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Automation Tester
8 7 (6.86%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.90%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.88%) Web Services
2 49 (48.04%) SOAP
3 22 (21.57%) XML
4 19 (18.63%) REST
5 18 (17.65%) .NET
6 15 (14.71%) JSON
6 15 (14.71%) HTML
7 11 (10.78%) J2EE
8 10 (9.80%) jQuery
8 10 (9.80%) CSS
9 8 (7.84%) Spring
10 7 (6.86%) Ajax
11 6 (5.88%) JMS
11 6 (5.88%) Struts
11 6 (5.88%) JAX-RS
12 5 (4.90%) JSP
13 4 (3.92%) JAX-WS
13 4 (3.92%) TopLink
13 4 (3.92%) XHTML
13 4 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.78%) Open Source
3 6 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.94%) Handset
6 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.96%) W3C
7 2 (1.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.98%) Replication
8 1 (0.98%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) UNIX
3 13 (12.75%) Solaris
4 12 (11.76%) Windows
5 7 (6.86%) Apple iOS
5 7 (6.86%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.33%) Scrum
3 33 (32.35%) Test Automation
4 27 (26.47%) TDD
5 25 (24.51%) Regression Testing
6 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (19.61%) BDD
8 18 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.67%) SOA
10 16 (15.69%) Manual Testing
10 16 (15.69%) Automation Testing
11 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (13.73%) Waterfall
13 13 (12.75%) System Testing
14 12 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 12 (11.76%) Test Strategy
15 11 (10.78%) User Stories
15 11 (10.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 39 (38.24%) Java
3 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.80%) Groovy
4 10 (9.80%) C#
5 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (4.90%) Python
8 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) AWK
9 2 (1.96%) sed
10 1 (0.98%) XQuery
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.98%) C
10 1 (0.98%) VBA
10 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
2 11 (10.78%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.90%) ISEB
3 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) Oracle
2 27 (26.47%) HP
3 8 (7.84%) IBM
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.92%) SAP
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.92%) Apple
6 3 (2.94%) hybris
6 3 (2.94%) Green Hat
6 3 (2.94%) Sun
6 3 (2.94%) JBoss
6 3 (2.94%) Canoo
7 2 (1.96%) Teradata
7 2 (1.96%) Siebel
7 2 (1.96%) Mercator
7 2 (1.96%) Citrix
7 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.98%) CA
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