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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 191 252 220
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -32
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 55 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.51% 0.91% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 10
Average daily rate £425 £361 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £435 £438
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
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
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
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 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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +17 26 £428 - 2
Hampshire +10 12 £425 +10.38% 2
Berkshire +16 10 £445 +71.98% 2
Kent - 3 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £363 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 75 (67.57%) SOAP
2 60 (54.05%) XML
3 57 (51.35%) SQL
4 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 53 (47.75%) SC Cleared
6 48 (43.24%) HP
7 42 (37.84%) Java
7 42 (37.84%) Test Management
8 40 (36.04%) Selenium
9 39 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
9 39 (35.14%) Web Services
9 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (33.33%) Oracle
11 33 (29.73%) XML Messaging
12 30 (27.03%) Defect Management
13 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
14 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
15 23 (20.72%) Use Case
15 23 (20.72%) Linux
15 23 (20.72%) Functional Testing
16 22 (19.82%) Subversion
17 21 (18.92%) JIRA
17 21 (18.92%) Test Scripting
18 20 (18.02%) Unix
19 18 (16.22%) Integration Testing
20 17 (15.32%) Cucumber
20 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
20 17 (15.32%) Oracle Database
21 16 (14.41%) Non-Functional Testing
21 16 (14.41%) PL/SQL

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (4.50%) JBoss
2 4 (3.60%) IIS
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.90%) Documentum
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.50%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.70%) VoltDB
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (36.04%) Selenium
2 22 (19.82%) Subversion
3 21 (18.92%) JIRA
4 17 (15.32%) Cucumber
5 15 (13.51%) JMeter
6 13 (11.71%) Eclipse
6 13 (11.71%) TestNG
7 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
7 11 (9.91%) Maven
7 11 (9.91%) WebDriver
8 9 (8.11%) LoadRunner
8 9 (8.11%) LoadUI
8 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (4.50%) Hudson
9 5 (4.50%) JUnit
9 5 (4.50%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.70%) Cobertura
10 3 (2.70%) FindBugs
10 3 (2.70%) Liquibase
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 51 (45.95%) Analyst
2 49 (44.14%) Test Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Tester
3 17 (15.32%) XML Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 13 (11.71%) Test Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Integration Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Integration Test Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Messaging Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.50%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Developer in Test
11 5 (4.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (67.57%) SOAP
2 60 (54.05%) XML
3 39 (35.14%) Web Services
4 33 (29.73%) XML Messaging
5 7 (6.31%) JSON
6 6 (5.41%) .NET
6 6 (5.41%) REST
7 5 (4.50%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.50%) HTML
7 5 (4.50%) Java EE
7 5 (4.50%) Middleware
7 5 (4.50%) XSD
8 4 (3.60%) WSDL
9 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.70%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.70%) RESTful
9 3 (2.70%) Spring
9 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.80%) Ajax
10 2 (1.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) PKI
3 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.90%) AS400
4 1 (0.90%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.90%) EPoS
4 1 (0.90%) iPad
4 1 (0.90%) iSeries
4 1 (0.90%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Linux
2 20 (18.02%) Unix
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Android
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Test Management
2 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.03%) Defect Management
4 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
5 23 (20.72%) Functional Testing
5 23 (20.72%) Use Case
6 21 (18.92%) Test Scripting
7 18 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
9 16 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.41%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (12.61%) BDD
10 14 (12.61%) SOA
10 14 (12.61%) Test Strategy
11 13 (11.71%) Scrum
11 13 (11.71%) Test Planning
11 13 (11.71%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
12 12 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (9.91%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.35%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) Java
3 16 (14.41%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.11%) VBA
6 7 (6.31%) C#
7 6 (5.41%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) Groovy
9 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 54 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 53 (47.75%) SC Cleared
3 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
4 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.41%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.71%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 39 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) HP
2 37 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (5.41%) Remedy
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.80%) Google
6 1 (0.90%) Compaq
6 1 (0.90%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.90%) Endeca
6 1 (0.90%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.90%) Huawei
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Nokia
6 1 (0.90%) Rally
6 1 (0.90%) Terracotta
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.90%) webMethods
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