The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 72 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.12% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 1.54% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£438 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
96 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.55% 7.90% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 35
Average daily rate £338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 3 (100.00%) XML Messaging
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Terracotta
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Compaq
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) Terracotta