The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 48 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 1.92% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
94 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.15% 8.93% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 17 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £45.38 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rickmansworth - 3 £291 -
Watford - 1 - -
SoapUI
East of England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
1 19 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 19 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 19 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (94.74%) JIRA
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
4 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 14 (73.68%) Spring
4 14 (73.68%) ATDD
5 13 (68.42%) Non-Functional Testing
5 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
5 13 (68.42%) JUnit
5 13 (68.42%) Maven
5 13 (68.42%) RESTful
5 13 (68.42%) Kanban
5 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (63.16%) Open Source
6 12 (63.16%) Automation Testing
6 12 (63.16%) JBehave
6 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (57.89%) Confluence
7 11 (57.89%) Atlassian
7 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
8 10 (52.63%) System Testing
8 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
9 9 (47.37%) Retail

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 13 (68.42%) Tomcat
2 11 (57.89%) Confluence
3 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
1 5 (26.32%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
1 19 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (94.74%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) JUnit
3 13 (68.42%) Maven
4 12 (63.16%) JBehave
5 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) JMeter
6 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
7 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (36.84%) NUnit
8 6 (31.58%) FitNesse
9 5 (26.32%) Appium
9 5 (26.32%) Robot Framework
10 4 (21.05%) Mockito
10 4 (21.05%) Moq
General
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Automation Tester
1 14 (73.68%) Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Java Automation Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 14 (73.68%) Spring
3 13 (68.42%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) J2EE
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 14 (73.68%) ATDD
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
3 14 (73.68%) Test Automation
4 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (68.42%) Kanban
4 13 (68.42%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Automation Testing
5 12 (63.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
6 11 (57.89%) Test Scripting
7 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (52.63%) System Testing
8 8 (42.11%) Functional Testing
8 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
9 7 (36.84%) TDD
10 6 (31.58%) High Availability
10 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Atlassian
2 5 (26.32%) hybris
2 5 (26.32%) IBM