The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 135 - 143
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% - 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £30.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+500.00% -6.97%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
SoapUI
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (44.44%) Time Management
5 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 2 (22.22%) Open Source
7 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 2 (22.22%) Capita
7 2 (22.22%) JMeter
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) MySQL
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) SOA
7 1 (11.11%) BPEL
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9002
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Capita
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix