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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 226 181 218
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +37
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 19 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 5.64% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £344 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.13 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +15.13%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1012 939 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.30% 11.19% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 494 411
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 51
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 9 July 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 9 July 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 -27 9 £313 -9.74% 7
Surrey +5 5 £240 -31.42%
Berkshire +3 3 £265 -33.75%
Kent - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
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England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 53 (86.89%) SOAP
2 33 (54.10%) Web Services
2 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 32 (52.46%) .NET
4 26 (42.62%) XML
5 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) C#
7 22 (36.07%) Java
8 21 (34.43%) BDD
9 20 (32.79%) Test Strategy
9 20 (32.79%) SOA
9 20 (32.79%) Scrum
10 17 (27.87%) Finance
10 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
10 17 (27.87%) Visual Studio
10 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
10 17 (27.87%) Selenium
10 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (26.23%) WebSphere
12 13 (21.31%) JMeter
12 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
12 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
12 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
12 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
12 13 (21.31%) SpecFlow
13 12 (19.67%) Middleware
14 11 (18.03%) Ruby
14 11 (18.03%) TDD

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 16 (26.23%) WebSphere
2 10 (16.39%) IIS
3 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.92%) Documentum
7 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.92%) DB2
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Visual Studio
1 17 (27.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (27.87%) Selenium
2 13 (21.31%) JMeter
2 13 (21.31%) WebDriver
2 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
2 13 (21.31%) SpecFlow
3 11 (18.03%) PhantomJS
4 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) LoadUI
6 4 (6.56%) NUnit
6 4 (6.56%) Bugzilla
6 4 (6.56%) JUnit
7 3 (4.92%) Ant
7 3 (4.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.92%) Subversion
8 2 (3.28%) Maven
8 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Analyst
2 30 (49.18%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Test Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Test Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.28%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (86.89%) SOAP
2 33 (54.10%) Web Services
3 32 (52.46%) .NET
4 26 (42.62%) XML
5 12 (19.67%) Middleware
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.84%) HTML
6 6 (9.84%) WCF
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.56%) JSON
7 4 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (6.56%) REST
8 3 (4.92%) XSD
8 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.28%) WSDL
9 2 (3.28%) XSL
9 2 (3.28%) XSLT
9 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) iSeries
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Handset
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) BDD
3 20 (32.79%) Test Strategy
3 20 (32.79%) SOA
3 20 (32.79%) Scrum
4 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
4 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 11 (18.03%) OO
7 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.11%) Data Transformation
10 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.48%) Release Management
11 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Automation Testing
12 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.20%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) C#
3 22 (36.07%) Java
4 11 (18.03%) Ruby
5 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.92%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.92%) Korn
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
9 2 (3.28%) VB
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 1 (1.64%) Groovy
10 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) XPath
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
3 2 (3.28%) WMI
3 2 (3.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) IBM
2 5 (8.20%) ESRI
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
3 3 (4.92%) EMC
3 3 (4.92%) Sun
3 3 (4.92%) Endeca
3 3 (4.92%) Google
3 3 (4.92%) Coremetrics
4 2 (3.28%) Symbian
5 1 (1.64%) Nokia
5 1 (1.64%) Apple
5 1 (1.64%) HP
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