The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 221 186 223
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +37
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 21 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 4.78% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 13
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£320 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £277 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1006 963 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.00% 10.89% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 558 483
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 49
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the South East region.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -19 13 £314 +8.18% 1
Surrey -6 5 £240 -54.28% 1
Kent - 1 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (83.64%) SOAP
2 34 (61.82%) Web Services
3 30 (54.55%) SQL
3 30 (54.55%) .NET
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 24 (43.64%) Scrum
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (38.18%) XML
7 19 (34.55%) Test Strategy
8 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
9 16 (29.09%) BDD
9 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (29.09%) C#
9 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
10 15 (27.27%) SOA
10 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
11 14 (25.45%) SpecFlow
12 13 (23.64%) Selenium
12 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
12 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
13 12 (21.82%) JMeter
14 11 (20.00%) Ruby
14 11 (20.00%) TDD
14 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.36%) IIS
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (5.45%) Documentum
5 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.45%) DB2
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
2 14 (25.45%) SpecFlow
3 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
3 13 (23.64%) Selenium
4 12 (21.82%) JMeter
5 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.55%) WebDriver
8 6 (10.91%) PhantomJS
8 6 (10.91%) FitNesse
9 5 (9.09%) NUnit
9 5 (9.09%) JUnit
10 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (7.27%) Subversion
11 3 (5.45%) Maven
11 3 (5.45%) JIRA
11 3 (5.45%) RSpec
11 3 (5.45%) Hudson
11 3 (5.45%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Analyst
2 22 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Test Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.64%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (83.64%) SOAP
2 34 (61.82%) Web Services
3 30 (54.55%) .NET
4 21 (38.18%) XML
5 10 (18.18%) Middleware
6 9 (16.36%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.09%) HTML
7 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 5 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.64%) XSL
9 2 (3.64%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.64%) JSON
9 2 (3.64%) REST
10 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.82%) JPA
10 1 (1.82%) Java EE
10 1 (1.82%) JMS
10 1 (1.82%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) iSeries
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.82%) Handset
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Scrum
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (34.55%) Test Strategy
4 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (29.09%) BDD
5 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 15 (27.27%) SOA
6 11 (20.00%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (18.18%) Data Transformation
8 9 (16.36%) OO
9 8 (14.55%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.73%) Release Management
10 7 (12.73%) User Stories
11 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
12 5 (9.09%) AOP
12 5 (9.09%) Pair Programming
12 5 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) C#
4 11 (20.00%) Ruby
5 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Korn
9 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) VBScript
9 2 (3.64%) VB
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) XPath
10 1 (1.82%) Groovy
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 5 (9.09%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Salt
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) ESRI
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 3 (5.45%) Endeca
5 3 (5.45%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) Coremetrics
5 3 (5.45%) Sun
5 3 (5.45%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Symbian