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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 447 426 446
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 162 160 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 2.38% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 - £30.00

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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
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 £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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 -23 147 £375 +7.06% 36
London -36 46 £400 +14.28% 16
South East -7 45 £350 -0.70% 3
East of England +19 20 £400 +11.11% 2
Surrey +19 15 £400 -
Essex +17 15 £400 +4.57%
North West -6 15 £320 -5.18% 10
Reading +14 12 £344 -19.11%
Berkshire -4 12 £344 -19.11% 1
City of London -7 10 £400 +14.28% 9
Wales +5 8 £400 -
Manchester -4 8 £300 -11.11% 6
Hampshire -10 8 £395 +15.75% 1
West Sussex - 8 £488 - 1
South West +9 7 £400 +23.07% 3
South Wales +4 7 £400 -
Leatherhead - 7 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 6 - -
Basildon - 5 £400 -
West Midlands -7 4 £575 +48.38%
East Midlands -10 4 £300 -12.40%
Scotland - 4 £325 - 1
South Coast - 4 - -
Worthing - 4 - -
Southampton -3 3 £379 +31.73%
Basingstoke -4 3 £400 +12.28%
Bridgend - 3 £400 -
Newport - 3 £415 -
Preston - 3 £363 -
Lancashire - 3 £363 - 1

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 210 (69.54%) SOAP
2 163 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (46.36%) Java
4 136 (45.03%) XML
5 131 (43.38%) SQL
6 126 (41.72%) Web Services
7 98 (32.45%) Selenium
8 91 (30.13%) Oracle
9 75 (24.83%) QA
10 63 (20.86%) Scrum
11 58 (19.21%) Linux
12 51 (16.89%) Integration Testing
13 50 (16.56%) TDD
14 48 (15.89%) JIRA
14 48 (15.89%) Security Cleared
14 48 (15.89%) Jenkins
15 47 (15.56%) Test Automation
15 47 (15.56%) SOA
16 45 (14.90%) HTML
17 43 (14.24%) Windows
17 43 (14.24%) Use Case
18 42 (13.91%) Microsoft
19 41 (13.58%) J2EE
19 41 (13.58%) Groovy
20 40 (13.25%) HP
21 39 (12.91%) UNIX
22 38 (12.58%) HP Quality Center
23 37 (12.25%) JavaScript
23 37 (12.25%) JUnit
23 37 (12.25%) IBM

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (10.93%) WebSphere
1 33 (10.93%) JBoss
2 15 (4.97%) Confluence
3 13 (4.30%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (2.65%) Documentum
7 7 (2.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.32%) IIS
7 7 (2.32%) CMS
8 5 (1.66%) Jetty
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.99%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) DNN
12 1 (0.33%) Mule
12 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.64%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) AWD
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Force.com
3 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.32%) HTTP
3 5 (1.66%) SSL
4 4 (1.32%) Firewall
5 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.99%) GSM
5 3 (0.99%) PSTN
5 3 (0.99%) SNMP
6 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.66%) SMTP
6 2 (0.66%) Internet
7 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.33%) SAN
7 1 (0.33%) VPN
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.30%) MySQL
4 9 (2.98%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.65%) DB2
6 7 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.32%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.99%) SQL Navigator
8 5 (1.66%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.32%) VoltDB
9 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.32%) Big Data
9 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 98 (32.45%) Selenium
2 48 (15.89%) JIRA
2 48 (15.89%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.25%) JUnit
4 35 (11.59%) JMeter
5 34 (11.26%) Subversion
6 32 (10.60%) WebDriver
6 32 (10.60%) Maven
7 28 (9.27%) Ant
8 26 (8.61%) Eclipse
9 25 (8.28%) QuickTest Pro
10 24 (7.95%) Cucumber
11 23 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (4.97%) Git (software)
13 12 (3.97%) LoadRunner
13 12 (3.97%) TestNG
13 12 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (3.64%) Fiddler
14 11 (3.64%) Hudson
15 9 (2.98%) LoadUI
General
1 31 (10.26%) Finance
2 19 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.30%) Marketing
4 12 (3.97%) Banking
5 11 (3.64%) Retail
6 6 (1.99%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
7 3 (0.99%) Automotive
7 3 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (31.79%) Analyst
2 81 (26.82%) Test Analyst
3 68 (22.52%) Developer
4 65 (21.52%) Tester
5 49 (16.23%) Java Developer
6 25 (8.28%) Automation Tester
7 22 (7.28%) Test Leader
8 15 (4.97%) Test Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) Architect
9 13 (4.30%) QA Analyst
10 12 (3.97%) Senior Tester
10 12 (3.97%) QA Engineer
11 11 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.31%) Integration Architect
13 9 (2.98%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (2.65%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (2.65%) Automation Analyst
15 7 (2.32%) Integration Tester
15 7 (2.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (69.54%) SOAP
2 136 (45.03%) XML
3 126 (41.72%) Web Services
4 45 (14.90%) HTML
5 41 (13.58%) J2EE
6 31 (10.26%) JSON
7 29 (9.60%) REST
8 28 (9.27%) Hibernate
8 28 (9.27%) .NET
9 27 (8.94%) XSD
9 27 (8.94%) Middleware
10 26 (8.61%) WSDL
11 21 (6.95%) CSS
11 21 (6.95%) JAXB
12 19 (6.29%) HTML5
12 19 (6.29%) JSF
12 19 (6.29%) Ajax
13 18 (5.96%) JAX-RS
14 17 (5.63%) JPA
14 17 (5.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.64%) DataPower
3 13 (4.30%) Open Source
4 12 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.66%) Online Games
6 5 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.99%) iSeries
9 2 (0.66%) Derivative
9 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) AS400
9 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.66%) Equities
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
10 1 (0.33%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.21%) Linux
2 43 (14.24%) Windows
3 39 (12.91%) UNIX
4 26 (8.61%) Solaris
5 11 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.31%) Android
7 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (20.86%) Scrum
3 51 (16.89%) Integration Testing
4 50 (16.56%) TDD
5 47 (15.56%) Test Automation
5 47 (15.56%) SOA
6 43 (14.24%) Use Case
7 35 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.93%) Test Scripting
8 33 (10.93%) Waterfall
9 26 (8.61%) Software Testing
9 26 (8.61%) Performance Testing
9 26 (8.61%) Automation Testing
9 26 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (8.28%) Automated Testing
11 24 (7.95%) E-Commerce
11 24 (7.95%) Content Management
11 24 (7.95%) BDD
12 23 (7.62%) User Stories
13 20 (6.62%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 140 (46.36%) Java
2 131 (43.38%) SQL
3 41 (13.58%) Groovy
4 37 (12.25%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.61%) PL/SQL
6 25 (8.28%) C#
7 17 (5.63%) Python
8 13 (4.30%) Ruby
8 13 (4.30%) Perl
9 6 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.32%) Scala
11 3 (0.99%) XQuery
11 3 (0.99%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) C
11 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.66%) VBScript
13 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 48 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.92%) ISTQB
3 28 (9.27%) SC Cleared
4 27 (8.94%) ISEB
5 16 (5.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (4.97%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.97%) Degree
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.99%) HND
9 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (24.83%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) HL7
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (12.58%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.97%) Puppet
3 12 (3.97%) CA LISA
4 11 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.32%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.99%) WMI
7 2 (0.66%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
8 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
8 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 91 (30.13%) Oracle
2 42 (13.91%) Microsoft
3 40 (13.25%) HP
4 37 (12.25%) IBM
5 14 (4.64%) webMethods
6 10 (3.31%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.31%) Green Hat
6 10 (3.31%) Solace
7 8 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.66%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.66%) Perforce
9 4 (1.32%) Google
9 4 (1.32%) VMware
10 3 (0.99%) Citrix
10 3 (0.99%) Coremetrics
11 2 (0.66%) Endeca
11 2 (0.66%) Sybase
11 2 (0.66%) Remedy
12 1 (0.33%) Pega
12 1 (0.33%) Red Gate
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago