The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 140 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.042% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £281 £314
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.29%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
530 252 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.09% 10.67% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 161 158
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £433 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 41
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Bristol -13 1 £325 -3.70%
Devon - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) C
4 8 (66.67%) JUnit
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 7 (58.33%) JPA
5 7 (58.33%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (58.33%) JAX-RS
5 7 (58.33%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (58.33%) Workflow
5 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (58.33%) JSF
5 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 7 (58.33%) Oracle
5 7 (58.33%) C++
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) EJB
5 7 (58.33%) JBoss
5 7 (58.33%) JAXB
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) QA

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (58.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Hudson
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) C++/Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) C++ Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) JPA
2 7 (58.33%) EJB 3.0
2 7 (58.33%) JAX-RS
2 7 (58.33%) PrimeFaces
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) JSF
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) EJB
2 7 (58.33%) JAXB
3 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (58.33%) Workflow
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft