The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 506 499 462
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 106 87 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.39% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 60
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI within the UK.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI within the UK.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England 0 86 £353 +4.44% 25
London +20 33 £388 -3.12% 8
South East -2 22 £320 +2.81% 8
Hampshire -15 15 £318 +9.48% 1
Wales -7 14 £250 -37.10% 4
Southampton +1 12 £315 -11.26%
Swansea - 11 £278 - 3
West Wales - 11 £278 - 3
City of London +31 7 £413 +15.38% 2
South West -41 7 £350 +55.55% 2
East of England -18 6 £359 -10.31% 2
West Yorkshire +8 5 £294 -9.61% 3
Yorkshire +1 5 £294 -9.61% 3
North West -1 5 £319 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +3 4 £450 +26.76%
Surrey -7 4 £240 -54.28% 1
Leeds +2 3 £294 -9.61% 2
South Wales -8 3 £250 -37.10% 1
Cardiff -10 3 £250 -37.10% 1
Manchester -10 2 £425 +41.66% 1
Scotland -15 2 £375 -17.80% 1
Lancashire - 2 £319 -
Ipswich - 2 £368 -
Suffolk - 2 £368 -
Kent - 1 £400 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £275 -
Essex - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £335 - 1
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Camberley - - - -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 168 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (60.89%) SOAP
3 137 (55.24%) Web Services
4 118 (47.58%) Selenium
5 91 (36.69%) Java
6 88 (35.48%) SQL
7 83 (33.47%) Scrum
8 76 (30.65%) XML
9 75 (30.24%) Oracle
9 75 (30.24%) Test Automation
10 62 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 60 (24.19%) QA
12 58 (23.39%) .NET
13 55 (22.18%) TDD
13 55 (22.18%) BDD
14 52 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
15 51 (20.56%) Test Scripting
16 49 (19.76%) REST
17 46 (18.55%) WebDriver
18 45 (18.15%) C#
19 44 (17.74%) Linux
19 44 (17.74%) SOA
19 44 (17.74%) User Stories
20 43 (17.34%) HP
21 40 (16.13%) Maven
22 38 (15.32%) JUnit
23 37 (14.92%) Test Strategy
24 36 (14.52%) Mobile App
24 36 (14.52%) Regression Testing
24 36 (14.52%) JMeter

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 24 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.03%) Apache
3 10 (4.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.23%) IIS
5 5 (2.02%) Documentum
5 5 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.61%) Confluence
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.21%) Jetty
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Internet
2 11 (4.44%) HTTP
3 9 (3.63%) Firewall
4 8 (3.23%) Wireshark
5 7 (2.82%) 3G
5 7 (2.82%) 2G
5 7 (2.82%) 4G
6 4 (1.61%) FTP
7 3 (1.21%) SSL
8 2 (0.81%) DAB
8 2 (0.81%) SNMP
8 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.81%) DNS
9 1 (0.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.87%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.24%) MySQL
4 11 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.82%) DB2
7 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 118 (47.58%) Selenium
2 62 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 46 (18.55%) WebDriver
4 40 (16.13%) Maven
5 38 (15.32%) JUnit
6 36 (14.52%) JMeter
7 32 (12.90%) JIRA
8 28 (11.29%) Ant
9 26 (10.48%) Jenkins
10 24 (9.68%) JBehave
11 23 (9.27%) Calabash
12 20 (8.06%) Subversion
13 19 (7.66%) LoadRunner
13 19 (7.66%) Git (software)
14 17 (6.85%) Visual Studio
14 17 (6.85%) Eclipse
15 16 (6.45%) SpecFlow
16 15 (6.05%) QuickTest Pro
17 13 (5.24%) LoadUI
18 12 (4.84%) eggPlant
General
1 36 (14.52%) Finance
2 22 (8.87%) Banking
3 16 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.44%) Retail
5 5 (2.02%) Marketing
6 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 68 (27.42%) Analyst
2 62 (25.00%) Tester
3 61 (24.60%) Test Analyst
4 45 (18.15%) Developer
5 26 (10.48%) Test Engineer
6 24 (9.68%) Automation Tester
7 21 (8.47%) Test Leader
8 16 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.03%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.63%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.23%) Automated Tester
11 8 (3.23%) Test Manager
12 6 (2.42%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.42%) Agile Test Analyst
12 6 (2.42%) Systems Tester
12 6 (2.42%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (2.42%) Senior Tester
12 6 (2.42%) Consultant
13 5 (2.02%) C++ Developer
13 5 (2.02%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (60.89%) SOAP
2 137 (55.24%) Web Services
3 76 (30.65%) XML
4 58 (23.39%) .NET
5 49 (19.76%) REST
6 30 (12.10%) JSON
7 21 (8.47%) HTML
8 19 (7.66%) XSD
9 18 (7.26%) Middleware
10 17 (6.85%) J2EE
11 14 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 13 (5.24%) Spring
12 13 (5.24%) CSS
13 12 (4.84%) jQuery
13 12 (4.84%) WSDL
14 11 (4.44%) JAX-RS
15 10 (4.03%) XSLT
16 9 (3.63%) ASP.NET
16 9 (3.63%) Ajax
17 8 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.66%) Open Source
3 8 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (3.23%) Handset
4 7 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.02%) DataPower
6 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.21%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.81%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.74%) Linux
2 31 (12.50%) UNIX
3 24 (9.68%) Solaris
4 18 (7.26%) Windows
5 15 (6.05%) Android
6 12 (4.84%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) zOS
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (33.47%) Scrum
3 75 (30.24%) Test Automation
4 55 (22.18%) TDD
4 55 (22.18%) BDD
5 52 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (20.56%) Test Scripting
7 44 (17.74%) SOA
7 44 (17.74%) User Stories
8 37 (14.92%) Test Strategy
9 36 (14.52%) Regression Testing
10 34 (13.71%) Waterfall
11 30 (12.10%) Automated Testing
12 27 (10.89%) Integration Testing
13 25 (10.08%) Manual Testing
14 24 (9.68%) Software Testing
15 22 (8.87%) Software Engineering
16 21 (8.47%) Performance Testing
17 20 (8.06%) Automation Testing
18 19 (7.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (36.69%) Java
2 88 (35.48%) SQL
3 45 (18.15%) C#
4 26 (10.48%) Ruby
5 22 (8.87%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.85%) Groovy
7 16 (6.45%) PHP
8 11 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.23%) C
10 7 (2.82%) C++
10 7 (2.82%) Python
10 7 (2.82%) XPath
11 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.02%) Perl
13 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.21%) XQuery
14 3 (1.21%) VB
14 3 (1.21%) Korn
15 2 (0.81%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 27 (10.89%) ISEB
3 21 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 20 (8.06%) Degree
5 18 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (24.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) KVM
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (14.11%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.82%) Puppet
3 5 (2.02%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.02%) CA LISA
4 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (30.24%) Oracle
2 43 (17.34%) HP
3 22 (8.87%) Microsoft
4 15 (6.05%) IBM
5 10 (4.03%) Sun
5 10 (4.03%) SAP
6 8 (3.23%) Apple
7 7 (2.82%) JBoss
7 7 (2.82%) ESRI
7 7 (2.82%) hybris
8 5 (2.02%) Green Hat
9 4 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.21%) webMethods
10 3 (1.21%) EMC
10 3 (1.21%) Citrix
10 3 (1.21%) CA
10 3 (1.21%) Siebel
11 2 (0.81%) Canoo
11 2 (0.81%) New Relic
11 2 (0.81%) Google
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