The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 64 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.46% 3.37% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £230 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
SoapUI
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
134 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.00% 15.51% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 67 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £62.25 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the South Wales region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Cardiff -5 8 £369 +47.50% 4
SoapUI
Wales

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (70.59%) SQL
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) JMeter
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
6 7 (41.18%) XML
6 7 (41.18%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) SOAP
6 7 (41.18%) HTTP
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) BeanShell
7 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) XML Messaging
8 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
9 4 (23.53%) Gradle
9 4 (23.53%) Artifactory
9 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (23.53%) Selenium
9 4 (23.53%) Use Case
9 4 (23.53%) Test Management
9 4 (23.53%) Eclipse

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (17.65%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) FileNet
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) JMeter
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) Gradle
3 4 (23.53%) Artifactory
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) XML Messaging
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) HTML5
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) Drools
7 1 (5.88%) Java SE
7 1 (5.88%) JSON
7 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
2 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Test Management
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) BeanShell
4 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Postfix
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco