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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 63 67 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 0.69% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.40% 5.30% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £180.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-92.50% +500.00%
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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
131 132 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.65% 12.95% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 39
Average daily rate £350 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 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 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) XSD
4 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) Fiddler
5 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
8 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 6 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (41.67%) Fiddler
3 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) NuGet
4 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) XSD
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) XSL
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) V-Model
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Endeca
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Coremetrics
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) IBM