The first table below looks at the demand for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 17 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 72 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.84% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
124 102 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.60% 13.35% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 22
Average daily rate £313 £375 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
SoapUI
Berkshire

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) NUnit
5 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (33.33%) Release Management
6 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) UML

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
3 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Build Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) AOP
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Endeca
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Coremetrics
2 1 (11.11%) IBM