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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 458 462 476
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 138 120 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 2.00% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 69 40
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £236 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £281 £314
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £58.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +116.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.29%

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 December 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 December 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 -13 127 £336 +3.06% 37
London +16 65 £368 +7.29% 9
City of London +12 16 £333 -30.00% 5
North West +3 14 £306 +28.94% 4
South East -23 14 £335 +24.07% 9
Manchester +2 12 £300 - 2
East of England -10 12 £375 +15.38% 2
Hampshire -18 9 £335 +24.07%
Wales -20 9 £400 +45.45% 2
South Wales -18 7 £400 +45.45% 2
Yorkshire -11 6 £330 -2.94% 10
Hertfordshire - 6 £310 - 1
West Yorkshire -10 5 £330 -2.94% 9
South West -18 5 £350 +3.70%
West Midlands - 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands +4 4 £325 +13.04% 1
Essex -3 4 £425 +82.79% 1
Bury - 3 £225 -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £325 - 1
Nottingham +3 2 £325 - 1
Surrey -8 2 - - 3
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Luton - 2 £325 -
Taunton - 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £325 -
Reading +16 1 £338 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -1 1 £338 +25.00% 2
Winchester -2 1 £348 +28.70%
Leeds -9 1 - - 8
Bristol -13 1 £325 -3.70%

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 156 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (62.70%) SOAP
3 120 (49.18%) Java
4 113 (46.31%) Selenium
5 104 (42.62%) Web Services
6 92 (37.70%) SQL
7 88 (36.07%) Scrum
8 81 (33.20%) XML
9 59 (24.18%) JUnit
9 59 (24.18%) Test Automation
10 57 (23.36%) QA
11 55 (22.54%) .NET
12 53 (21.72%) Oracle
13 49 (20.08%) HP
13 49 (20.08%) Test Strategy
14 48 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
14 48 (19.67%) BDD
15 47 (19.26%) Cucumber
15 47 (19.26%) REST
15 47 (19.26%) JMeter
15 47 (19.26%) TDD
16 45 (18.44%) JIRA
17 44 (18.03%) Maven
17 44 (18.03%) WebDriver
18 41 (16.80%) User Stories
19 39 (15.98%) Automated Testing
20 37 (15.16%) Linux
20 37 (15.16%) Jenkins
21 36 (14.75%) Waterfall
22 34 (13.93%) Integration Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 17 (6.97%) JBoss
3 13 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.46%) Confluence
5 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (1.64%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.23%) Jetty
7 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.23%) IIS
8 2 (0.82%) Apache
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (4.92%) MS Office
2 8 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.46%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Force.com
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.92%) Firewall
2 10 (4.10%) Wireshark
3 7 (2.87%) HTTP
4 3 (1.23%) DAB
4 3 (1.23%) SNMP
4 3 (1.23%) ATM
4 3 (1.23%) FTP
5 2 (0.82%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) DNS
5 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.02%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.15%) MySQL
2 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.69%) DB2
3 9 (3.69%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (3.28%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 113 (46.31%) Selenium
2 59 (24.18%) JUnit
3 47 (19.26%) Cucumber
3 47 (19.26%) JMeter
4 45 (18.44%) JIRA
5 44 (18.03%) Maven
5 44 (18.03%) WebDriver
6 37 (15.16%) Jenkins
7 34 (13.93%) Eclipse
8 31 (12.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 30 (12.30%) Ant
10 26 (10.66%) Subversion
11 18 (7.38%) Visual Studio
12 17 (6.97%) SpecFlow
13 16 (6.56%) ClearCase
13 16 (6.56%) Git (software)
14 15 (6.15%) TestNG
14 15 (6.15%) Hudson
15 14 (5.74%) LoadRunner
16 12 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 25 (10.25%) Finance
2 13 (5.33%) Banking
3 12 (4.92%) Retail
4 10 (4.10%) Marketing
5 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (34.43%) Analyst
2 77 (31.56%) Test Analyst
3 61 (25.00%) Tester
4 39 (15.98%) Developer
5 22 (9.02%) Automation Tester
6 21 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.61%) Test Engineer
7 14 (5.74%) Automation Analyst
8 13 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (5.33%) Senior Tester
8 13 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Test Leader
11 9 (3.69%) Agile Test Analyst
11 9 (3.69%) QA Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.87%) C++/Java Developer
12 7 (2.87%) QA Analyst
12 7 (2.87%) Integration Engineer
12 7 (2.87%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (62.70%) SOAP
2 104 (42.62%) Web Services
3 81 (33.20%) XML
4 55 (22.54%) .NET
5 47 (19.26%) REST
6 34 (13.93%) HTML
7 27 (11.07%) JSON
8 26 (10.66%) J2EE
9 23 (9.43%) CSS
10 19 (7.79%) HTML5
10 19 (7.79%) Spring
11 18 (7.38%) XSD
11 18 (7.38%) jQuery
11 18 (7.38%) JAX-RS
12 15 (6.15%) ASP.NET
12 15 (6.15%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.74%) Ajax
14 13 (5.33%) WSDL
15 12 (4.92%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) Open Source
2 10 (4.10%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.05%) DataPower
4 4 (1.64%) W3C
4 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.23%) User Experience
5 3 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) Replication
6 2 (0.82%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Online Games
6 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.41%) Economics
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.16%) Linux
2 30 (12.30%) UNIX
3 24 (9.84%) Windows
4 10 (4.10%) Solaris
5 6 (2.46%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (36.07%) Scrum
3 59 (24.18%) Test Automation
4 49 (20.08%) Test Strategy
5 48 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (19.67%) BDD
6 47 (19.26%) TDD
7 41 (16.80%) User Stories
8 39 (15.98%) Automated Testing
9 36 (14.75%) Waterfall
10 34 (13.93%) Integration Testing
11 32 (13.11%) Regression Testing
11 32 (13.11%) Test Scripting
12 31 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (11.89%) Software Testing
14 28 (11.48%) System Testing
15 27 (11.07%) SOA
16 25 (10.25%) Manual Testing
16 25 (10.25%) Functional Testing
17 23 (9.43%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.18%) Java
2 92 (37.70%) SQL
3 28 (11.48%) C#
4 24 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.38%) Groovy
6 15 (6.15%) Ruby
7 11 (4.51%) Python
8 10 (4.10%) C
9 9 (3.69%) C++
9 9 (3.69%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.28%) XPath
11 7 (2.87%) Scala
11 7 (2.87%) Perl
12 4 (1.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) SOQL
13 1 (0.41%) SOSL
13 1 (0.41%) ClojureScript
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (9.43%) ISEB
2 21 (8.61%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.33%) Degree
5 12 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (23.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) KVM
2 3 (1.23%) vCloud
2 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (11.89%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.10%) Puppet
3 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.64%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.82%) WMI
6 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (21.72%) Oracle
2 49 (20.08%) HP
3 27 (11.07%) IBM
4 22 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.69%) SAP
6 7 (2.87%) ESRI
7 5 (2.05%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.64%) VMware
9 3 (1.23%) Canoo
9 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.23%) Progress
10 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.82%) CA
10 2 (0.82%) webMethods
10 2 (0.82%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.82%) Google
10 2 (0.82%) Green Hat
10 2 (0.82%) New Relic
11 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
UK
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £290 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago