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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 206 224 208
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 72 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.77% 3.37% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 27 16
Average daily rate £425 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - £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
1248 1187 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.93% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 698 644
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +8 30 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire +6 19 £465 +20.77% 2
Berkshire +7 11 £403 +21.50%
East Sussex - 6 £356 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 - 1
West Sussex -18 2 £319 -34.61%
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 96 (73.85%) SOAP
2 84 (64.62%) XML
3 61 (46.92%) SQL
3 61 (46.92%) Security Cleared
4 58 (44.62%) Java
5 56 (43.08%) SC Cleared
6 55 (42.31%) Oracle
7 49 (37.69%) Unix
8 48 (36.92%) Web Services
9 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (29.23%) HP
11 36 (27.69%) Use Case
12 34 (26.15%) Selenium
12 34 (26.15%) XML Messaging
13 33 (25.38%) Test Management
13 33 (25.38%) Functional Testing
14 32 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
15 30 (23.08%) Defect Management
16 29 (22.31%) Linux
17 27 (20.77%) Test Scripting
18 26 (20.00%) ISTQB
19 25 (19.23%) Test Automation
19 25 (19.23%) Test Strategy
19 25 (19.23%) SOA
20 24 (18.46%) JIRA
21 23 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (17.69%) Maven
21 23 (17.69%) Jenkins
22 22 (16.92%) Oracle Database
22 22 (16.92%) Test Planning

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 12 (9.23%) Confluence
2 8 (6.15%) IIS
3 7 (5.38%) JBoss
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Project
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.31%) Boomi
3 2 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) HTTP
2 3 (2.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (3.85%) VoltDB
3 4 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.31%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Selenium
2 24 (18.46%) JIRA
3 23 (17.69%) Jenkins
3 23 (17.69%) Maven
4 21 (16.15%) Cucumber
5 19 (14.62%) JMeter
6 17 (13.08%) JUnit
7 15 (11.54%) WebDriver
8 11 (8.46%) Hudson
8 11 (8.46%) Subversion
9 9 (6.92%) Ant
10 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
10 8 (6.15%) Gradle
10 8 (6.15%) jMock
11 7 (5.38%) TestNG
12 6 (4.62%) SpecFlow
13 5 (3.85%) JBehave
13 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (3.08%) LoadRunner
14 4 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (16.15%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Local Government
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (43.08%) Analyst
2 55 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 21 (16.15%) XML Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Designer
4 17 (13.08%) Developer
4 17 (13.08%) SOA Designer
5 16 (12.31%) Architect
5 16 (12.31%) SOA Solution Designer
5 16 (12.31%) Solutions Designer
6 15 (11.54%) Tester
7 14 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 14 (10.77%) Unix Analyst
8 12 (9.23%) Test Manager
9 11 (8.46%) Developer in Test
10 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 9 (6.92%) SOA Architect
11 9 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (6.92%) Telecoms Architect
11 9 (6.92%) Telecoms Designer
12 8 (6.15%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (73.85%) SOAP
2 84 (64.62%) XML
3 48 (36.92%) Web Services
4 34 (26.15%) XML Messaging
5 19 (14.62%) XSD
6 18 (13.85%) WSDL
7 16 (12.31%) REST
8 13 (10.00%) Java EE
9 9 (6.92%) Hibernate
9 9 (6.92%) Spring
10 8 (6.15%) Ajax
10 8 (6.15%) JMS
10 8 (6.15%) JSON
10 8 (6.15%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (5.38%) Middleware
12 3 (2.31%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.31%) JDBC
12 3 (2.31%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (1.54%) .NET
13 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.54%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.77%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.77%) EPoS
4 1 (0.77%) iPad
4 1 (0.77%) PKI
4 1 (0.77%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.69%) Unix
2 29 (22.31%) Linux
3 4 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Use Case
3 33 (25.38%) Functional Testing
3 33 (25.38%) Test Management
4 30 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 27 (20.77%) Test Scripting
6 25 (19.23%) SOA
6 25 (19.23%) Test Automation
6 25 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 23 (17.69%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (16.92%) Test Planning
9 21 (16.15%) BDD
9 21 (16.15%) Integration Testing
10 20 (15.38%) Performance Testing
11 18 (13.85%) Data Modelling
11 18 (13.85%) System Integration Testing
12 17 (13.08%) Scrum
12 17 (13.08%) TDD
13 13 (10.00%) Waterfall
14 12 (9.23%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.92%) SQL
2 58 (44.62%) Java
3 17 (13.08%) PL/SQL
4 13 (10.00%) Groovy
5 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.08%) C#
7 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.54%) Perl
8 2 (1.54%) VBA
9 1 (0.77%) C
9 1 (0.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 61 (46.92%) Security Cleared
2 56 (43.08%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (8.46%) ISEB
5 7 (5.38%) Degree
6 6 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.92%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (24.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (42.31%) Oracle
2 38 (29.23%) HP
3 7 (5.38%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.38%) Rally
4 4 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (3.08%) Remedy
4 4 (3.08%) Talend
5 3 (2.31%) Dell
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.54%) Concur
7 1 (0.77%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.77%) Compaq
7 1 (0.77%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.77%) Huawei
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) Nokia
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Terracotta
7 1 (0.77%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.77%) webMethods