The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 65 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 16 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.02% 0.87% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.36% 7.14% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
171 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.54% 12.20% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 44 47
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Wales region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
West Wales - 13 £278 -
South Wales -10 3 £250 -20.63% 5
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SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 24 (96.00%) SOAP
2 19 (76.00%) Maven
2 19 (76.00%) Selenium
3 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) HP
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (64.00%) REST
5 15 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 15 (60.00%) JSON
5 15 (60.00%) XML
6 14 (56.00%) Scrum
7 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
7 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
8 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (40.00%) QA
8 10 (40.00%) Firewall
9 9 (36.00%) Open Source
10 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
11 7 (28.00%) User Stories
12 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
12 6 (24.00%) Ant
12 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
13 5 (20.00%) JIRA
13 5 (20.00%) Oracle
13 5 (20.00%) SQL
13 5 (20.00%) Web Services
13 5 (20.00%) Service Management
13 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
13 5 (20.00%) Apache Ivy

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) 2G
2 3 (12.00%) 3G
2 3 (12.00%) 4G
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (8.00%) SSL
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Maven
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) Ant
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (16.00%) JMeter
6 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (12.00%) Toad
6 3 (12.00%) eggPlant
6 3 (12.00%) JBehave
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.00%) Hudson
7 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (8.00%) Subversion
7 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.00%) JUnit
8 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.00%) RubyMine
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
1 14 (56.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Automated Test Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) SOAP
2 16 (64.00%) REST
3 15 (60.00%) JSON
3 15 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) J2ME
5 3 (12.00%) WAP
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Handset
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (52.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (28.00%) User Stories
7 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.00%) BDD
10 2 (8.00%) TDD
10 2 (8.00%) Test Management
11 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Groovy
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) XQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) HP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
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