The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 496 479 485
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 94 94 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.59% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 44
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£366 £344 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7049 5905 6124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.55% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4537 3701 3586
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 142 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -5 84 £353 +0.78% 32
London +23 31 £375 -4.45% 11
South East -35 22 £320 -5.18% 14
Hampshire -20 13 £314 -2.71% 7
Southampton +3 12 £314 -11.61% 4
East Midlands +7 9 £320 -9.85%
South West - 7 £358 - 5
City of London +30 6 £350 - 4
Wales -10 6 £400 +49.25%
Cardiff -7 5 £400 +70.21%
Surrey -8 5 £240 -45.14% 1
South Wales -12 5 £400 +59.04%
West Yorkshire -5 3 £320 +11.30% 1
Yorkshire -7 3 £320 +11.30% 1
North West -7 3 £319 +76.59% 3
Leeds -7 3 £320 +28.00%
East of England -19 3 £368 -8.12%
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
Staines - 3 £375 -
Lancashire -7 2 £319 - 2
Suffolk -15 2 £368 +33.63%
Scotland -20 2 £375 -6.25% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £288 - 2
Ipswich - 2 £368 -
Manchester -1 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Kent - 1 £400 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £388 -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 163 (60.37%) SOAP
2 151 (55.93%) Selenium
3 142 (52.59%) Web Services
4 113 (41.85%) SQL
5 94 (34.81%) Java
6 92 (34.07%) Test Automation
7 87 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (31.85%) QA
9 80 (29.63%) WebDriver
10 79 (29.26%) Scrum
11 78 (28.89%) Oracle
12 71 (26.30%) TDD
13 70 (25.93%) Cucumber
14 69 (25.56%) BDD
15 67 (24.81%) XML
16 57 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (20.00%) JIRA
18 52 (19.26%) Finance
19 51 (18.89%) .NET
19 51 (18.89%) C#
19 51 (18.89%) HP Quality Center
20 49 (18.15%) Mobile App
21 48 (17.78%) Test Scripting
22 47 (17.41%) REST
22 47 (17.41%) Linux
22 47 (17.41%) SOA
22 47 (17.41%) Maven
23 46 (17.04%) JMeter
24 45 (16.67%) HP
25 38 (14.07%) E-Commerce

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 17 (6.30%) Apache
3 9 (3.33%) IIS
4 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.59%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.85%) Documentum
7 3 (1.11%) Confluence
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.74%) SAS
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.37%) Jetty
9 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.37%) Drupal
9 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.37%) DNN
9 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.74%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.30%) Internet
2 15 (5.56%) HTTP
3 14 (5.19%) 3G
3 14 (5.19%) 2G
3 14 (5.19%) 4G
4 7 (2.59%) SSL
5 4 (1.48%) FTP
6 2 (0.74%) Firewall
6 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.37%) NAS
7 1 (0.37%) SAN
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) IPv4
7 1 (0.37%) IPv6
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.67%) MySQL
3 17 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.59%) DB2
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.74%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.37%) Big Data
11 1 (0.37%) QlikView
11 1 (0.37%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 151 (55.93%) Selenium
2 80 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 70 (25.93%) Cucumber
4 54 (20.00%) JIRA
5 47 (17.41%) Maven
6 46 (17.04%) JMeter
7 35 (12.96%) JUnit
7 35 (12.96%) Jenkins
8 33 (12.22%) Ant
9 31 (11.48%) LoadRunner
10 30 (11.11%) JBehave
11 26 (9.63%) Calabash
12 24 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (8.52%) Visual Studio
14 22 (8.15%) eggPlant
14 22 (8.15%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
16 18 (6.67%) Subversion
16 18 (6.67%) Git (software)
17 16 (5.93%) LoadUI
General
1 52 (19.26%) Finance
2 31 (11.48%) Banking
3 20 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.93%) Retail
5 3 (1.11%) Games
5 3 (1.11%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (28.89%) Analyst
2 73 (27.04%) Tester
3 68 (25.19%) Test Analyst
4 35 (12.96%) Developer
5 27 (10.00%) Automation Tester
6 26 (9.63%) Test Leader
7 23 (8.52%) Test Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.07%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
10 9 (3.33%) QA Leader
10 9 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.33%) Systems Tester
10 9 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (2.96%) QA Engineer
11 8 (2.96%) QA Analyst
11 8 (2.96%) Senior Tester
11 8 (2.96%) Automated Tester
12 7 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (2.59%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (60.37%) SOAP
2 142 (52.59%) Web Services
3 67 (24.81%) XML
4 51 (18.89%) .NET
5 47 (17.41%) REST
6 19 (7.04%) JSON
7 18 (6.67%) Middleware
8 17 (6.30%) HTML
9 16 (5.93%) XSD
10 14 (5.19%) J2ME
10 14 (5.19%) WAP
11 13 (4.81%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.70%) WSDL
12 10 (3.70%) XSLT
13 9 (3.33%) MDX
13 9 (3.33%) J2EE
14 8 (2.96%) RESTful
14 8 (2.96%) WCF
15 7 (2.59%) ASP.NET
16 6 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.15%) Mobile App
2 18 (6.67%) Open Source
3 15 (5.56%) Handset
4 14 (5.19%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (2.96%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.48%) DataPower
9 3 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.11%) iSeries
9 3 (1.11%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.74%) Statistics
10 2 (0.74%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.74%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.37%) Online Games
11 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.37%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.41%) Linux
2 35 (12.96%) UNIX
3 19 (7.04%) Solaris
4 17 (6.30%) Android
5 15 (5.56%) Windows
6 14 (5.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) zOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (34.07%) Test Automation
2 87 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.26%) Scrum
4 71 (26.30%) TDD
5 69 (25.56%) BDD
6 57 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (17.78%) Test Scripting
8 47 (17.41%) SOA
9 38 (14.07%) E-Commerce
10 35 (12.96%) Automated Testing
11 34 (12.59%) Manual Testing
12 32 (11.85%) Test Strategy
13 31 (11.48%) Automation Testing
14 30 (11.11%) Integration Testing
15 29 (10.74%) Software Testing
16 27 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (9.63%) Performance Testing
17 26 (9.63%) Regression Testing
18 25 (9.26%) User Stories
19 23 (8.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 113 (41.85%) SQL
2 94 (34.81%) Java
3 51 (18.89%) C#
4 27 (10.00%) Ruby
5 22 (8.15%) Groovy
6 16 (5.93%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.56%) PHP
8 11 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.07%) XPath
9 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.59%) XQuery
11 6 (2.22%) Python
12 4 (1.48%) Perl
12 4 (1.48%) C++
12 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.11%) C
13 3 (1.11%) VB
13 3 (1.11%) Korn
14 2 (0.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (11.48%) ISEB
2 27 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 24 (8.89%) Degree
4 18 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (31.85%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 51 (18.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.85%) Puppet
3 4 (1.48%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.48%) CA LISA
4 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 78 (28.89%) Oracle
2 45 (16.67%) HP
3 22 (8.15%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.30%) Sun
5 16 (5.93%) Apple
6 12 (4.44%) IBM
7 9 (3.33%) hybris
8 8 (2.96%) SAP
9 7 (2.59%) ESRI
10 6 (2.22%) Citrix
11 5 (1.85%) Green Hat
11 5 (1.85%) JBoss
12 4 (1.48%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.11%) Siebel
13 3 (1.11%) webMethods
13 3 (1.11%) EMC
13 3 (1.11%) Endeca
13 3 (1.11%) Google
13 3 (1.11%) Coremetrics
14 2 (0.74%) Capita
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