The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 for the Wales region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 63 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.81% 0.54% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 5.77% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £268 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -17.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
130 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.52% 9.29% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 37 43
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
SoapUI
UK

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
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 August 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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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
South Wales -12 5 £400 +59.04%
SoapUI
UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (100.00%) SOAP
2 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (78.57%) Ant
3 11 (78.57%) Maven
3 11 (78.57%) Selenium
4 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) JIRA
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
4 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (57.14%) QA
6 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Banking
6 7 (50.00%) 4G
6 7 (50.00%) REST
6 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 7 (50.00%) Apple
6 7 (50.00%) Toad
6 7 (50.00%) Sun
6 7 (50.00%) 3G
6 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (50.00%) 2G
6 7 (50.00%) Handset
6 7 (50.00%) Apache
6 7 (50.00%) J2ME

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) 4G
1 7 (50.00%) 3G
1 7 (50.00%) 2G
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Ant
1 11 (78.57%) Maven
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) JIRA
2 10 (71.43%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (50.00%) Toad
3 7 (50.00%) eggPlant
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) JBehave
5 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Subversion
5 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) Hudson
5 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) JMeter
6 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Test Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) REST
3 7 (50.00%) J2ME
3 7 (50.00%) WAP
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
4 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (50.00%) Handset
2 7 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 10 (71.43%) Scrum
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Groovy
3 3 (21.43%) XPath
3 3 (21.43%) XQuery
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Apple
2 7 (50.00%) Sun