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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 246 212 196
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -16
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 2.30% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 12
Average daily rate
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£335 £298 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £270 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £298 £306
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +94.66%
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
1185 913 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.83% 10.86% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 506 470
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £33.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -23 6 £335 -1.47% 1
Berkshire -5 1 £338 +13.44% 3
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
3 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 12 (52.17%) Java
6 10 (43.48%) .NET
7 9 (39.13%) SOAP
7 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
7 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
8 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
8 8 (34.78%) JIRA
8 8 (34.78%) Selenium
9 7 (30.43%) JMeter
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) User Stories
10 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
10 6 (26.09%) JUnit
10 6 (26.09%) Subversion
10 6 (26.09%) FitNesse
10 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) Ruby
10 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
11 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
12 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
12 4 (17.39%) Coaching
12 4 (17.39%) TDD
12 4 (17.39%) ISTQB

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (13.04%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DAB
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Cucumber
2 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 8 (34.78%) Selenium
4 7 (30.43%) JMeter
5 6 (26.09%) Subversion
5 6 (26.09%) JUnit
5 6 (26.09%) FitNesse
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.04%) Zephyr
6 3 (13.04%) Hudson
6 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (13.04%) Maven
7 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.70%) RSpec
8 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
8 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
1 13 (56.52%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 2 (8.70%) XML Messaging
6 2 (8.70%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) XSL
7 1 (4.35%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) BDD
4 9 (39.13%) Test Strategy
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (30.43%) User Stories
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Validation
12 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (4.35%) SOQL
4 1 (4.35%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) ESRI
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com