The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 69 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% - 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
SoapUI
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
121 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 9.26% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 74
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) XSD
4 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) Citrix
9 3 (21.43%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
9 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
10 2 (14.29%) BDD
10 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 1 (7.14%) Ruby
11 1 (7.14%) Endeca
11 1 (7.14%) Google

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Fiddler
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) XSD
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) AS400
1 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Endeca
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Coremetrics
3 1 (7.14%) IBM