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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 489 474 499
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 101 96 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.64% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 66 43
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
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
7010 5869 6065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.81% 11.51% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3677 3558
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 221
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 £24.70 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -14 90 £350 +0.07% 34
London +30 38 £375 -2.59% 14
South East -46 20 £320 -8.57% 12
Hampshire -28 11 £314 -7.03% 6
Southampton +3 10 £314 -11.61% 3
East Midlands - 9 £320 - 1
City of London +27 8 £350 - 2
Wales -13 7 £400 +49.25% 2
South West - 7 £358 - 6
Leeds +5 6 £315 +28.57%
West Yorkshire -1 6 £315 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire -2 6 £315 +28.57% 2
Cardiff -6 5 £400 +70.21% 1
Surrey -12 5 £240 -45.14% 2
South Wales -18 5 £400 +59.04% 2
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
Staines - 3 £375 -
Berkshire +1 2 £425 +21.42%
North West -5 2 £344 +90.44% 1
East of England -24 2 £368 -8.12%
Scotland - 2 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £288 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £388 -
Reading +6 1 £425 +41.66%
Manchester -1 1 £338 +86.98%
Lancashire -11 1 £350 -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Camberley - - - -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 165 (57.29%) Selenium
2 163 (56.60%) SOAP
3 144 (50.00%) Web Services
4 120 (41.67%) SQL
5 100 (34.72%) Java
5 100 (34.72%) Test Automation
6 97 (33.68%) QA
7 94 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (31.60%) WebDriver
9 78 (27.08%) Scrum
10 77 (26.74%) Oracle
11 72 (25.00%) TDD
11 72 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 70 (24.31%) BDD
13 67 (23.26%) XML
14 61 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
15 59 (20.49%) Finance
16 55 (19.10%) JIRA
17 54 (18.75%) Test Scripting
17 54 (18.75%) SOA
18 52 (18.06%) Linux
18 52 (18.06%) C#
18 52 (18.06%) JMeter
19 51 (17.71%) Mobile App
20 50 (17.36%) HP Quality Center
20 50 (17.36%) .NET
21 48 (16.67%) Maven
22 47 (16.32%) REST
23 46 (15.97%) HP
24 43 (14.93%) E-Commerce

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (7.99%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.90%) Apache
3 9 (3.13%) IIS
4 8 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.74%) Documentum
5 5 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.04%) Confluence
6 3 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.69%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.35%) DNN
8 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.35%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.69%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.90%) Internet
2 15 (5.21%) HTTP
3 14 (4.86%) 4G
3 14 (4.86%) 3G
3 14 (4.86%) 2G
4 7 (2.43%) SSL
5 4 (1.39%) FTP
6 3 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.69%) Firewall
7 2 (0.69%) ATM
8 1 (0.35%) NAS
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) IPv4
8 1 (0.35%) IPv6
8 1 (0.35%) SAN
8 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.90%) MySQL
2 17 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.43%) DB2
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.69%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.35%) QlikView
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 165 (57.29%) Selenium
2 91 (31.60%) WebDriver
3 72 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 55 (19.10%) JIRA
5 52 (18.06%) JMeter
6 48 (16.67%) Maven
7 42 (14.58%) JUnit
8 34 (11.81%) Ant
8 34 (11.81%) Jenkins
9 31 (10.76%) JBehave
9 31 (10.76%) LoadRunner
10 27 (9.38%) Calabash
11 23 (7.99%) Visual Studio
11 23 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (7.64%) eggPlant
12 22 (7.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 20 (6.94%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (5.90%) LoadUI
15 16 (5.56%) Git (software)
15 16 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 59 (20.49%) Finance
2 36 (12.50%) Banking
3 22 (7.64%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.86%) Retail
5 5 (1.74%) Advertising
6 3 (1.04%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Front Office
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (29.17%) Analyst
2 78 (27.08%) Tester
3 73 (25.35%) Test Analyst
4 38 (13.19%) Developer
5 27 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 25 (8.68%) Test Leader
7 24 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 18 (6.25%) Test Manager
9 12 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 12 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (3.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 11 (3.82%) Systems Tester
11 10 (3.47%) QA Engineer
11 10 (3.47%) QA Leader
12 9 (3.13%) Automated Tester
12 9 (3.13%) QA Analyst
13 8 (2.78%) Senior Tester
13 8 (2.78%) Consultant
13 8 (2.78%) QA Tester
14 7 (2.43%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (56.60%) SOAP
2 144 (50.00%) Web Services
3 67 (23.26%) XML
4 50 (17.36%) .NET
5 47 (16.32%) REST
6 20 (6.94%) JSON
7 18 (6.25%) Middleware
8 17 (5.90%) HTML
9 15 (5.21%) XSD
10 14 (4.86%) WAP
10 14 (4.86%) J2ME
11 11 (3.82%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.47%) WSDL
12 10 (3.47%) XSLT
13 9 (3.13%) MDX
13 9 (3.13%) WCF
13 9 (3.13%) J2EE
14 8 (2.78%) RESTful
15 7 (2.43%) ASP.NET
16 6 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.71%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.60%) Open Source
3 15 (5.21%) Handset
4 14 (4.86%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (3.47%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.04%) iSeries
8 3 (1.04%) DataPower
8 3 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.04%) Statistics
9 2 (0.69%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Online Games
10 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.06%) Linux
2 36 (12.50%) UNIX
3 23 (7.99%) Solaris
4 18 (6.25%) Android
5 16 (5.56%) Windows
6 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.35%) zOS
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (34.72%) Test Automation
2 94 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (27.08%) Scrum
4 72 (25.00%) TDD
5 70 (24.31%) BDD
6 61 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 54 (18.75%) SOA
8 43 (14.93%) E-Commerce
9 37 (12.85%) Test Strategy
10 36 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 33 (11.46%) Manual Testing
12 32 (11.11%) Automation Testing
13 31 (10.76%) Performance Testing
14 29 (10.07%) Software Testing
14 29 (10.07%) Regression Testing
15 28 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (9.72%) Integration Testing
16 25 (8.68%) Waterfall
17 22 (7.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 120 (41.67%) SQL
2 100 (34.72%) Java
3 52 (18.06%) C#
4 28 (9.72%) Ruby
5 23 (7.99%) Groovy
6 18 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.21%) PHP
8 11 (3.82%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.47%) XPath
10 8 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.43%) XQuery
12 5 (1.74%) C++
13 4 (1.39%) Python
13 4 (1.39%) Perl
13 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.04%) C
14 3 (1.04%) VB
14 3 (1.04%) Korn
15 2 (0.69%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (10.76%) ISEB
2 29 (10.07%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.03%) Degree
4 20 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (6.60%) Security Cleared
6 17 (5.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (33.68%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 50 (17.36%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.74%) Puppet
3 4 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.04%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.35%) Salt
6 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 77 (26.74%) Oracle
2 46 (15.97%) HP
3 21 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.90%) Sun
5 16 (5.56%) Apple
6 10 (3.47%) IBM
7 9 (3.13%) hybris
8 8 (2.78%) SAP
9 7 (2.43%) ESRI
10 6 (2.08%) Citrix
11 5 (1.74%) JBoss
12 4 (1.39%) Green Hat
13 3 (1.04%) EMC
13 3 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.04%) Siebel
13 3 (1.04%) Endeca
13 3 (1.04%) Google
13 3 (1.04%) Coremetrics
14 2 (0.69%) Teradata
14 2 (0.69%) Capita
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