The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 377 400 396
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 31 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.058% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -1.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3461 3151 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2252 2042
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
SoapUI
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
City of London +30 6 £350 - 3
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Brentford - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 93 (76.86%) Selenium
2 80 (66.12%) Web Services
3 54 (44.63%) SOAP
4 49 (40.50%) SQL
5 46 (38.02%) Oracle
5 46 (38.02%) QA
6 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (34.71%) WebDriver
8 39 (32.23%) Test Automation
9 36 (29.75%) TDD
9 36 (29.75%) Java
10 35 (28.93%) Cucumber
11 32 (26.45%) Scrum
12 31 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (25.62%) JIRA
12 31 (25.62%) Mobile App
13 30 (24.79%) Linux
14 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
14 29 (23.97%) BDD
15 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
15 28 (23.14%) Maven
16 26 (21.49%) Calabash
17 25 (20.66%) REST
17 25 (20.66%) Finance
18 23 (19.01%) Banking
19 22 (18.18%) Automated Testing
19 22 (18.18%) Degree
19 22 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
19 22 (18.18%) SOA
20 20 (16.53%) JUnit

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (7.44%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.65%) SAS
3 2 (1.65%) Documentum
4 1 (0.83%) Jetty
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.83%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Internet
2 8 (6.61%) HTTP
3 7 (5.79%) 4G
3 7 (5.79%) 3G
3 7 (5.79%) 2G
4 3 (2.48%) SSL
5 2 (1.65%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
1 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.65%) DB2
4 2 (1.65%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.83%) QlikView
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 93 (76.86%) Selenium
2 42 (34.71%) WebDriver
3 35 (28.93%) Cucumber
4 31 (25.62%) JIRA
5 28 (23.14%) Maven
6 26 (21.49%) Calabash
7 20 (16.53%) JUnit
7 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
8 19 (15.70%) JMeter
9 17 (14.05%) LoadRunner
10 16 (13.22%) Ant
11 15 (12.40%) eggPlant
12 14 (11.57%) JBehave
13 11 (9.09%) LoadUI
14 10 (8.26%) Apache Ivy
15 7 (5.79%) Robotium
15 7 (5.79%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (5.79%) Toad
15 7 (5.79%) Subversion
16 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 23 (19.01%) Banking
3 11 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.44%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (27.27%) Tester
2 25 (20.66%) Analyst
3 24 (19.83%) Test Analyst
4 17 (14.05%) Test Leader
5 14 (11.57%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Developer
6 11 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 8 (6.61%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Tester
8 6 (4.96%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Integration Tester
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.31%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.48%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.48%) Automated Test Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (66.12%) Web Services
2 54 (44.63%) SOAP
3 25 (20.66%) REST
4 14 (11.57%) XML
5 13 (10.74%) JSON
6 9 (7.44%) .NET
7 7 (5.79%) WAP
7 7 (5.79%) J2ME
7 7 (5.79%) HTML
8 5 (4.13%) RESTful
9 4 (3.31%) Middleware
9 4 (3.31%) J2EE
10 3 (2.48%) Spring
10 3 (2.48%) jQuery
10 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.65%) Apache Camel
11 2 (1.65%) Spring Integration
11 2 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (1.65%) Apache CXF
11 2 (1.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.74%) Open Source
3 8 (6.61%) Mobile Payment
4 7 (5.79%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Handset
5 5 (4.13%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.48%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.65%) Data Conversion
8 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.83%) IPTV
9 1 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Linux
2 16 (13.22%) Solaris
2 16 (13.22%) UNIX
3 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.44%) Android
4 7 (5.79%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Test Automation
3 36 (29.75%) TDD
4 32 (26.45%) Scrum
5 31 (25.62%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (23.97%) E-Commerce
6 29 (23.97%) BDD
7 28 (23.14%) Test Scripting
8 22 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 22 (18.18%) SOA
9 20 (16.53%) Waterfall
9 20 (16.53%) Manual Testing
9 20 (16.53%) Automation Testing
10 17 (14.05%) Regression Testing
11 14 (11.57%) Performance Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Web Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Load Testing
12 10 (8.26%) Quality Management
13 9 (7.44%) Security Testing
13 9 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) SQL
2 36 (29.75%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) Groovy
4 11 (9.09%) C#
5 9 (7.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.31%) XQuery
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
7 3 (2.48%) XPath
8 2 (1.65%) sed
8 2 (1.65%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) AWK
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Degree
2 19 (15.70%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.74%) ISEB
4 9 (7.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (38.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 46 (38.02%) Oracle
2 19 (15.70%) HP
3 9 (7.44%) Apple
3 9 (7.44%) hybris
4 7 (5.79%) Sun
5 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.48%) JBoss
6 3 (2.48%) Green Hat
7 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.65%) Informatica
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix
7 2 (1.65%) Teradata
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) Siebel
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) ATG
8 1 (0.83%) Perforce
8 1 (0.83%) CA
8 1 (0.83%) Mercator
8 1 (0.83%) Atlassian