The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 199 196 233
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 40 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.68% 4.40% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 12
Average daily rate £359 £321 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £277 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £389 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -6.97%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1087 955 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.64% 11.38% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 525 547
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 50 60
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
SoapUI
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 16 £356 +10.03% 2
Berkshire -6 8 £369 +39.15% 2
Kent - 1 - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (78.69%) SOAP
2 31 (50.82%) XML
2 31 (50.82%) .NET
3 27 (44.26%) Web Services
4 25 (40.98%) SQL
4 25 (40.98%) SOA
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (39.34%) WebSphere
5 24 (39.34%) C#
6 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
7 20 (32.79%) Test Strategy
8 19 (31.15%) BDD
8 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (31.15%) Selenium
8 19 (31.15%) Middleware
9 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
10 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
10 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
10 17 (27.87%) Finance
11 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
12 14 (22.95%) Scrum
12 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
13 13 (21.31%) JMeter
13 13 (21.31%) IIS
14 12 (19.67%) Java
14 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
15 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
15 11 (18.03%) PhantomJS

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (39.34%) WebSphere
2 13 (21.31%) IIS
3 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) LDAP
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) DNS
1 2 (3.28%) SSH
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Selenium
1 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (26.23%) Visual Studio
3 13 (21.31%) JMeter
3 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
4 11 (18.03%) PhantomJS
5 9 (14.75%) Cucumber
6 8 (13.11%) SpecFlow
7 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.84%) LoadUI
7 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
7 6 (9.84%) JUnit
7 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.20%) NUnit
8 5 (8.20%) Maven
9 4 (6.56%) Subversion
9 4 (6.56%) Ant
9 4 (6.56%) Hudson
10 3 (4.92%) JIRA
11 2 (3.28%) TestNG
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
1 28 (45.90%) Test Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) Test Manager
2 10 (16.39%) Test Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Tester
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Testing Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (78.69%) SOAP
2 31 (50.82%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) XML
3 27 (44.26%) Web Services
4 19 (31.15%) Middleware
5 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.84%) WCF
7 5 (8.20%) XSD
8 4 (6.56%) XSLT
8 4 (6.56%) JSON
8 4 (6.56%) REST
9 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
10 2 (3.28%) JPA
10 2 (3.28%) WSDL
10 2 (3.28%) XSL
10 2 (3.28%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.92%) Handset
1 3 (4.92%) iSeries
1 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.28%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) SOA
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Test Strategy
3 19 (31.15%) BDD
4 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
5 14 (22.95%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.95%) Scrum
6 11 (18.03%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.39%) OO
8 9 (14.75%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Release Management
11 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.56%) Test Management
12 4 (6.56%) System Testing
12 4 (6.56%) User Stories
13 3 (4.92%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 12 (19.67%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) WMI
4 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 3 (4.92%) Symbian
3 3 (4.92%) Endeca
3 3 (4.92%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Coremetrics
4 2 (3.28%) Apple
4 2 (3.28%) ESRI
4 2 (3.28%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Nokia
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago