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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 445 415 426
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 167 177 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 2.60% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 123 85
Average daily rate
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£393 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £105.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +250.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £180.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-92.50% +500.00%

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
7131 6812 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 12.52% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4564 4356 3400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 134
Average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 4 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
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 4 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 -21 152 £393 +11.98% 28
South East -7 43 £363 +0.90% 5
London -46 41 £400 +14.28% 13
East of England +19 24 £400 +7.74% 1
Essex +20 19 £400 -0.92%
Hampshire -2 13 £385 +9.21%
North West -9 13 £338 +7.14% 6
Berkshire 0 12 £331 -22.05% 2
Surrey +14 11 £400 - 1
South West +10 11 £400 +23.07%
Reading +6 10 £331 -22.05% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 - -
City of London -8 9 £400 +14.28% 6
Wales -5 8 £390 -2.50%
West Midlands -5 8 £575 +48.38%
Southampton -10 8 £395 -
Manchester -3 7 £320 +1.58% 6
West Sussex - 7 £488 - 1
South Wales +1 6 £390 -2.50%
Scotland +2 5 £388 -
East Midlands -2 5 £300 -12.40%
Leatherhead - 5 £400 -
Basildon - 4 £400 -
Brentwood - 4 - -
South Coast - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +7 3 £450 +40.62%
Nottinghamshire -1 3 - -
Nottingham -5 3 - -
Preston - 3 £363 -
Newport - 3 £415 -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 186 (66.91%) SOAP
2 159 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (50.00%) Java
4 130 (46.76%) SQL
5 124 (44.60%) XML
6 114 (41.01%) Web Services
7 87 (31.29%) Selenium
8 84 (30.22%) Oracle
9 66 (23.74%) Scrum
10 65 (23.38%) QA
11 55 (19.78%) Linux
12 48 (17.27%) TDD
13 47 (16.91%) JIRA
14 46 (16.55%) SOA
15 44 (15.83%) Windows
15 44 (15.83%) Integration Testing
15 44 (15.83%) Test Automation
15 44 (15.83%) Jenkins
16 43 (15.47%) HTML
17 42 (15.11%) Security Cleared
18 40 (14.39%) J2EE
19 37 (13.31%) HP
20 36 (12.95%) IBM
20 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
20 36 (12.95%) .NET
20 36 (12.95%) JUnit
20 36 (12.95%) Groovy
20 36 (12.95%) Use Case
21 34 (12.23%) Waterfall
21 34 (12.23%) UNIX

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 32 (11.51%) JBoss
2 30 (10.79%) WebSphere
3 15 (5.40%) Confluence
4 12 (4.32%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.88%) IIS
7 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.52%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.80%) Jetty
9 4 (1.44%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.44%) CMS
9 4 (1.44%) Documentum
10 3 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.72%) DNN
11 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) FileNet
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (6.12%) MS Excel
1 17 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.52%) HTTP
3 5 (1.80%) SSL
4 4 (1.44%) Firewall
5 3 (1.08%) SNMP
5 3 (1.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.72%) SMTP
6 2 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.36%) ATM
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) SAN
7 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.19%) Relational Database
2 18 (6.47%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.04%) MySQL
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.16%) SQL Navigator
7 5 (1.80%) DB2
7 5 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.44%) Big Data
8 4 (1.44%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.44%) VoltDB
8 4 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (31.29%) Selenium
2 47 (16.91%) JIRA
3 44 (15.83%) Jenkins
4 36 (12.95%) JUnit
5 32 (11.51%) WebDriver
6 31 (11.15%) JMeter
7 30 (10.79%) Subversion
7 30 (10.79%) Maven
7 30 (10.79%) Cucumber
8 28 (10.07%) QuickTest Pro
9 27 (9.71%) Ant
10 22 (7.91%) Eclipse
11 19 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (5.40%) Git (software)
13 12 (4.32%) Fiddler
13 12 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (3.96%) Hudson
14 11 (3.96%) SpecFlow
15 10 (3.60%) TestNG
15 10 (3.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (12.23%) Finance
2 16 (5.76%) Marketing
3 13 (4.68%) Banking
4 12 (4.32%) Retail
4 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.80%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Automotive
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
6 3 (1.08%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (29.86%) Analyst
2 71 (25.54%) Test Analyst
3 68 (24.46%) Developer
4 59 (21.22%) Tester
5 48 (17.27%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.27%) Automation Tester
7 18 (6.47%) Test Leader
8 14 (5.04%) Senior Tester
9 13 (4.68%) Architect
9 13 (4.68%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (4.32%) QA Engineer
11 11 (3.96%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.96%) QA Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
13 9 (3.24%) Integration Architect
13 9 (3.24%) Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (2.88%) Test Manager
15 7 (2.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (66.91%) SOAP
2 124 (44.60%) XML
3 114 (41.01%) Web Services
4 43 (15.47%) HTML
5 40 (14.39%) J2EE
6 36 (12.95%) .NET
7 29 (10.43%) Hibernate
8 25 (8.99%) WSDL
9 24 (8.63%) REST
10 23 (8.27%) JSON
10 23 (8.27%) XSD
11 22 (7.91%) Middleware
12 21 (7.55%) JAXB
12 21 (7.55%) CSS
13 19 (6.83%) JSF
13 19 (6.83%) HTML5
14 18 (6.47%) JAX-RS
14 18 (6.47%) XHTML
15 17 (6.12%) Ajax
15 17 (6.12%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) DataPower
3 11 (3.96%) Open Source
3 11 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.80%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.80%) Online Games
4 5 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.08%) W3C
5 3 (1.08%) iSeries
5 3 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.72%) Derivative
6 2 (0.72%) AS400
6 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.72%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.72%) Equities
7 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.78%) Linux
2 44 (15.83%) Windows
3 34 (12.23%) UNIX
4 26 (9.35%) Solaris
5 9 (3.24%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.88%) Android
7 6 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.74%) Scrum
3 48 (17.27%) TDD
4 46 (16.55%) SOA
5 44 (15.83%) Integration Testing
5 44 (15.83%) Test Automation
6 36 (12.95%) Use Case
7 34 (12.23%) Waterfall
8 32 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (10.79%) Test Scripting
9 30 (10.79%) BDD
9 30 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (10.07%) Automated Testing
11 25 (8.99%) Test Strategy
11 25 (8.99%) Performance Testing
12 24 (8.63%) Automation Testing
13 23 (8.27%) User Stories
14 22 (7.91%) RUP
15 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
15 21 (7.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (50.00%) Java
2 130 (46.76%) SQL
3 36 (12.95%) Groovy
4 33 (11.87%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.35%) PL/SQL
6 25 (8.99%) C#
7 19 (6.83%) Ruby
8 16 (5.76%) Python
9 12 (4.32%) Perl
10 6 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.44%) Scala
11 4 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.08%) XQuery
12 3 (1.08%) C++
12 3 (1.08%) C
12 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.72%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) VB
14 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.15%) ISTQB
3 25 (8.99%) ISEB
4 21 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.40%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (4.32%) Degree
8 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.08%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (23.38%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (11.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.68%) Puppet
3 11 (3.96%) CA LISA
4 9 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.52%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.44%) WMI
7 2 (0.72%) Ansible
8 1 (0.36%) Nagios
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 84 (30.22%) Oracle
2 37 (13.31%) HP
3 36 (12.95%) IBM
3 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.32%) webMethods
5 9 (3.24%) TIBCO
5 9 (3.24%) Green Hat
5 9 (3.24%) Solace
6 7 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.80%) Perforce
7 5 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.08%) VMware
8 3 (1.08%) ESRI
8 3 (1.08%) Coremetrics
8 3 (1.08%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Endeca
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) Remedy
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco
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