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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 68 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.08% 0.94% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £448 £338 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.59% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £338 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
SoapUI
Berkshire

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
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Liquibase
6 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
6 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) FindBugs
6 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Hudson
6 3 (30.00%) Cobertura
6 3 (30.00%) REST
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (30.00%) Checkstyle
3 3 (30.00%) Cobertura
3 3 (30.00%) FindBugs
3 3 (30.00%) Hudson
3 3 (30.00%) Liquibase
3 3 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (10.00%) JBehave
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) XML Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) XML Messaging
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) HP