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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 64 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% - 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.09% 8.71% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 34 51
Average daily rate £355 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 (86.67%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) XSD
5 8 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (53.33%) WCF
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
7 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (26.67%) C#
8 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
10 2 (13.33%) Retail
10 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Release Management
10 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (53.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.67%) NuGet
5 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Analyst
1 13 (86.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) SOAP
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) XSD
3 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) XSL
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) AS400
1 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) HND
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Endeca
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Coremetrics
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £450 - 500 per day
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