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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 244 210 221
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +11
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 14 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 1.98% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 12
Average daily rate
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£335 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £438 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £275 £319
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 -
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
1209 908 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.29% 10.64% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 507 491
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 57
Average hourly rate £35.25 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.41 £17.96 £22.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 December 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 December 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
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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 -19 9 £335 +24.07%
Surrey -8 2 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £338 +25.00% 3
Kent - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 20 (58.82%) Scrum
3 20 (58.82%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) SOAP
5 16 (47.06%) .NET
5 16 (47.06%) BDD
6 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
6 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
7 14 (41.18%) SpecFlow
7 14 (41.18%) SQL
7 14 (41.18%) Web Services
8 12 (35.29%) JMeter
8 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 12 (35.29%) Selenium
9 11 (32.35%) Ruby
10 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
10 10 (29.41%) JIRA
10 10 (29.41%) JUnit
10 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
11 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
12 8 (23.53%) FitNesse
12 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
13 7 (20.59%) User Stories
13 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
13 7 (20.59%) TDD
13 7 (20.59%) ESRI
14 6 (17.65%) Subversion
14 6 (17.65%) Microsoft

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (14.71%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DAB
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Cucumber
2 14 (41.18%) SpecFlow
3 12 (35.29%) JMeter
3 12 (35.29%) Selenium
4 10 (29.41%) JIRA
4 10 (29.41%) JUnit
4 10 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 8 (23.53%) FitNesse
6 6 (17.65%) Subversion
7 5 (14.71%) Maven
7 5 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (14.71%) Zephyr
8 4 (11.76%) RSpec
8 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
9 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (8.82%) Hudson
10 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.94%) Ant
11 1 (2.94%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) SOAP
2 16 (47.06%) .NET
3 14 (41.18%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) XML Messaging
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Scrum
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
4 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
4 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
5 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 7 (20.59%) User Stories
9 7 (20.59%) TDD
10 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
11 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.76%) Coaching
13 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Kanban
14 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Ruby
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.94%) SOQL
7 1 (2.94%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) ESRI
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) VMware