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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 375 517 481
Rank change year-on-year
+142 -36
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 276 98 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.64% 1.40% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 76 64
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £43.26
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £43.26

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
7586 6995 5859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.30% 12.79% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4482 3666
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 153 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +130 266 £390 +11.34% 27
South East +55 90 £400 +26.98% 7
London +54 90 £400 +6.66% 10
Surrey +37 47 £400 +66.66% 1
Leatherhead - 37 £400 -
East of England +32 32 £258 -29.93% 3
North West +5 27 £345 +0.36% 5
Cambridgeshire - 19 £250 - 2
Hampshire +5 18 £370 +17.92% 3
Cambridge - 18 £250 - 2
Manchester +1 16 £330 -2.22% 3
City of London -1 14 £394 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire -15 14 £275 -14.06% 1
Yorkshire -19 14 £275 -14.06% 1
Leeds -21 13 £275 -14.06%
West Sussex - 13 £425 -
Berkshire +15 10 £350 - 2
Essex - 9 £210 -
Basingstoke - 6 £370 - 1
South Wales +7 5 £363 -9.37% 5
Wales +1 5 £363 -9.37% 5
Worthing - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £350 - 1
Lancashire +14 4 £356 +1.78% 1
Merseyside - 4 £340 - 1
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Winchester - 4 £291 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £340 -
Blackpool - 4 £356 -
Bradford - 4 - - 1

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 308 (69.37%) SOAP
2 213 (47.97%) SQL
3 203 (45.72%) XML
4 197 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (36.49%) Java
6 154 (34.68%) Web Services
7 135 (30.41%) Selenium
8 127 (28.60%) Oracle
9 93 (20.95%) QA
10 92 (20.72%) Test Automation
11 89 (20.05%) Test Scripting
12 87 (19.59%) Security Cleared
13 85 (19.14%) Scrum
14 78 (17.57%) HP
15 76 (17.12%) UNIX
16 74 (16.67%) ISTQB
17 71 (15.99%) Use Case
18 70 (15.77%) Software Testing
18 70 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
18 70 (15.77%) SOA
19 69 (15.54%) SC Cleared
20 67 (15.09%) Linux
21 64 (14.41%) JIRA
22 62 (13.96%) Integration Testing
22 62 (13.96%) Performance Testing
23 60 (13.51%) TDD
24 59 (13.29%) HTML
24 59 (13.29%) PL/SQL
24 59 (13.29%) Middleware
25 58 (13.06%) JMeter

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (8.56%) WebSphere
2 30 (6.76%) WebLogic
3 26 (5.86%) JBoss
4 25 (5.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (4.05%) Confluence
5 18 (4.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.25%) CMS
7 10 (2.25%) Documentum
8 9 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.13%) Apache
10 4 (0.90%) IIS
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.68%) Jetty
12 2 (0.45%) Mule
12 2 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.13%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) AWD
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) GitHub
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.35%) HTTP
3 5 (1.13%) DAB
3 5 (1.13%) SSL
4 4 (0.90%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.90%) PSTN
5 3 (0.68%) GSM
5 3 (0.68%) SNMP
5 3 (0.68%) Firewall
6 2 (0.45%) Internet
6 2 (0.45%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) ATM
7 1 (0.23%) DNS
7 1 (0.23%) 3G
7 1 (0.23%) SS7
7 1 (0.23%) TCAP
7 1 (0.23%) ISUP
7 1 (0.23%) SCCP
7 1 (0.23%) INAP
7 1 (0.23%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.56%) Oracle Database
2 35 (7.88%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.05%) MySQL
5 16 (3.60%) DB2
6 11 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.13%) Big Data
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.90%) VoltDB
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.90%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Navigator
13 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 135 (30.41%) Selenium
2 64 (14.41%) JIRA
3 58 (13.06%) JMeter
4 57 (12.84%) Jenkins
5 45 (10.14%) Maven
6 42 (9.46%) Subversion
6 42 (9.46%) JUnit
7 41 (9.23%) Cucumber
8 34 (7.66%) Eclipse
8 34 (7.66%) HP UFT
9 32 (7.21%) Ant
10 30 (6.76%) LoadRunner
10 30 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (6.53%) LoadUI
12 26 (5.86%) WebDriver
13 21 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 20 (4.50%) Visual Studio
15 18 (4.05%) Git (software)
16 16 (3.60%) Fiddler
17 12 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 54 (12.16%) Telecoms
2 45 (10.14%) Finance
3 20 (4.50%) Banking
4 15 (3.38%) Marketing
5 11 (2.48%) Retail
6 4 (0.90%) Automotive
6 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.68%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.45%) Billing
8 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (31.08%) Analyst
2 120 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 115 (25.90%) Tester
4 68 (15.32%) Developer
5 40 (9.01%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.11%) Test Leader
7 34 (7.66%) Automation Tester
7 34 (7.66%) Test Engineer
8 28 (6.31%) Architect
9 21 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (4.73%) Senior Test Analyst
10 15 (3.38%) QA Engineer
10 15 (3.38%) QA Analyst
11 13 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (2.70%) Technical Tester
12 12 (2.70%) Test Manager
13 11 (2.48%) Performance Tester
13 11 (2.48%) Senior Tester
14 10 (2.25%) Integration Architect
14 10 (2.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (69.37%) SOAP
2 203 (45.72%) XML
3 154 (34.68%) Web Services
4 59 (13.29%) Middleware
4 59 (13.29%) HTML
5 53 (11.94%) XML Messaging
6 44 (9.91%) .NET
7 37 (8.33%) XSD
8 36 (8.11%) J2EE
9 31 (6.98%) WSDL
9 31 (6.98%) REST
10 27 (6.08%) CSS
11 26 (5.86%) JSON
12 22 (4.95%) HTML5
12 22 (4.95%) Hibernate
13 18 (4.05%) Spring
13 18 (4.05%) Ajax
13 18 (4.05%) RESTful
14 17 (3.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 16 (3.60%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.83%) DataPower
3 11 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.58%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.13%) iSeries
9 4 (0.90%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.68%) Equities
10 3 (0.68%) Derivative
10 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.68%) W3C
10 3 (0.68%) Biometrics
10 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.68%) AS400
10 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.45%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 76 (17.12%) UNIX
2 67 (15.09%) Linux
3 48 (10.81%) Windows
4 23 (5.18%) Solaris
5 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.48%) Android
7 5 (1.13%) AIX
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (44.37%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (20.72%) Test Automation
3 89 (20.05%) Test Scripting
4 85 (19.14%) Scrum
5 71 (15.99%) Use Case
6 70 (15.77%) Software Testing
6 70 (15.77%) SOA
7 62 (13.96%) Performance Testing
7 62 (13.96%) Integration Testing
8 60 (13.51%) TDD
9 51 (11.49%) Test Management
10 50 (11.26%) Automated Testing
11 49 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (9.91%) Test Strategy
13 43 (9.68%) BDD
14 40 (9.01%) E-Commerce
15 38 (8.56%) System Integration Testing
16 37 (8.33%) Validation
17 35 (7.88%) User Stories
18 33 (7.43%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (47.97%) SQL
2 162 (36.49%) Java
3 59 (13.29%) PL/SQL
4 53 (11.94%) C#
5 49 (11.04%) JavaScript
6 39 (8.78%) Perl
7 38 (8.56%) Groovy
8 24 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 24 (5.41%) Python
9 16 (3.60%) Ruby
10 12 (2.70%) VB
11 10 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.58%) PHP
12 7 (1.58%) C++
13 6 (1.35%) VBScript
14 4 (0.90%) VBA
15 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.45%) XQuery
16 2 (0.45%) C
16 2 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 87 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 74 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 69 (15.54%) SC Cleared
4 53 (11.94%) ISEB
5 40 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (3.38%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.70%) Degree
8 8 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.68%) HND
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (20.95%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) HL7
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) Postfix
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
2 1 (0.23%) vCloud
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 70 (15.77%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (4.05%) Puppet
3 12 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.48%) CA LISA
5 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 127 (28.60%) Oracle
2 78 (17.57%) HP
3 53 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 42 (9.46%) IBM
5 16 (3.60%) webMethods
6 11 (2.48%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.25%) Green Hat
7 10 (2.25%) Solace
8 7 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.35%) Endeca
9 6 (1.35%) Google
10 5 (1.13%) Coremetrics
10 5 (1.13%) VMware
10 5 (1.13%) Remedy
10 5 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.90%) ATG
11 4 (0.90%) Cadence
11 4 (0.90%) Telerik
12 3 (0.68%) Perforce
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