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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 230 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 22 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 3.12% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 16
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £276 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
- +0.90%
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
1020 898 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 10.33% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 555 501
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 48
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -17 15 £318 +9.48% 1
Surrey -6 4 £240 -54.28% 1
Kent - 1 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 37 (84.09%) SOAP
2 31 (70.45%) Web Services
3 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (59.09%) .NET
5 23 (52.27%) Java
5 23 (52.27%) SQL
5 23 (52.27%) Scrum
6 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
7 18 (40.91%) Test Strategy
8 15 (34.09%) XML
8 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
9 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (31.82%) SpecFlow
10 13 (29.55%) SOA
11 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
11 12 (27.27%) BDD
12 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
12 11 (25.00%) Ruby
13 10 (22.73%) JMeter
13 10 (22.73%) TDD
13 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
13 10 (22.73%) Data Transformation
14 9 (20.45%) User Stories
14 9 (20.45%) C#
14 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
14 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (6.82%) Confluence
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) Documentum
5 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) FTP
2 2 (4.55%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
2 14 (31.82%) SpecFlow
3 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.73%) JMeter
3 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 7 (15.91%) JUnit
6 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.64%) FitNesse
7 5 (11.36%) NUnit
7 5 (11.36%) Subversion
7 5 (11.36%) JIRA
8 4 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (6.82%) Maven
9 3 (6.82%) RSpec
9 3 (6.82%) Hudson
9 3 (6.82%) Zephyr
10 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.27%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) SOAP
2 31 (70.45%) Web Services
3 26 (59.09%) .NET
4 15 (34.09%) XML
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 8 (18.18%) Middleware
7 5 (11.36%) WCF
7 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.55%) REST
8 2 (4.55%) XML Messaging
8 2 (4.55%) Spring
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
9 1 (2.27%) DHTML
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.27%) CSS
9 1 (2.27%) DOM
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.27%) Handset
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) UNIX
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Solaris
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Scrum
3 18 (40.91%) Test Strategy
4 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
4 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (29.55%) SOA
7 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 12 (27.27%) BDD
8 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
9 10 (22.73%) TDD
9 10 (22.73%) Data Transformation
10 9 (20.45%) User Stories
11 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
12 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
12 5 (11.36%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
1 23 (52.27%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Ruby
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.82%) Korn
6 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) VBScript
7 2 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) C
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) ESRI
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Sun
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) Symbian
5 1 (2.27%) IBM