The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 146 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 8 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.18% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.54% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 24
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £490 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.28% -
SoapUI
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
564 651 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.02% 12.00% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 512 632
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SoapUI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (26.67%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Unix
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
8 3 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (20.00%) Test Planning

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (13.33%) eggPlant
5 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Protractor
5 2 (13.33%) Xcode
6 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.67%) Geb
6 1 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Maven
6 1 (6.67%) Spock
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) System Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (13.33%) API Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
1 2 (13.33%) Informatica
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Compaq
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Terracotta
2 1 (6.67%) webMethods