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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 239 215 186
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 22 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.97% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 25
Average daily rate
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£385 £298 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £364 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £298 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +500.00%
SoapUI
England

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
1241 978 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.66% 10.86% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 563 438
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -22 9 £390 +33.33% 3
Berkshire +7 5 £350 +23.34% 3
Surrey -1 4 £375 +26.05% 3
West Sussex - 3 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) Java
3 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 17 (47.22%) JIRA
4 17 (47.22%) JMeter
5 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 15 (41.67%) Ruby
7 14 (38.89%) JUnit
7 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
8 13 (36.11%) SOAP
8 13 (36.11%) Puppet
9 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 12 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) Confluence
10 11 (30.56%) Maven
10 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
11 10 (27.78%) Selenium
11 10 (27.78%) BDD
12 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (25.00%) .NET
12 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (22.22%) MS Office
13 8 (22.22%) RSpec
13 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
13 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
13 8 (22.22%) Vagrant
14 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
14 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (16.67%) XML

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 11 (30.56%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.78%) Documentum
4 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DAB
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) VoltDB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (47.22%) JMeter
2 17 (47.22%) JIRA
3 14 (38.89%) JUnit
4 11 (30.56%) Maven
4 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
5 10 (27.78%) Selenium
6 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (22.22%) RSpec
8 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
9 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (11.11%) Subversion
10 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.33%) MSBuild
12 2 (5.56%) NuGet
12 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
12 2 (5.56%) LoadUI
12 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
12 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
12 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Test Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) SOAP
2 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.33%) Spring
5 3 (8.33%) XSL
6 2 (5.56%) XML Messaging
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) HTML
7 1 (2.78%) XSD
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 14 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.11%) User Stories
10 4 (11.11%) Validation
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
11 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Use Case
11 3 (8.33%) DevOps
11 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Ruby
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.78%) SOQL
7 1 (2.78%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) VCP4
5 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) ESRI
6 1 (2.78%) ExactTarget
6 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.78%) webMethods
Leatherhead, Surrey
Damia Group.
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Barclaycard
Rate: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago