The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / South East
Rank 215 203 253
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 25 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.62% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 4.50% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 49 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £555 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1141 1199 1228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.80% 13.81% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 760 689
Median daily rate £413 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 42
Median hourly rate £45.87 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £22.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the South East region.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 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
Berkshire +17 10 £338 -35.71% 1
Hampshire 0 6 £388 -8.82% 5
Kent +11 3 £425 -5.55%
Surrey -21 3 £525 +23.52% 10
West Sussex -11 2 £438 +37.25%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 South East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 48 (71.64%) Selenium
2 45 (67.16%) Java
3 43 (64.18%) SOAP
3 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (40.30%) Web Services
5 26 (38.81%) SQL
6 24 (35.82%) QA
7 23 (34.33%) JIRA
7 23 (34.33%) Scrum
8 21 (31.34%) Defect Management
9 20 (29.85%) Performance Testing
9 20 (29.85%) WebDriver
9 20 (29.85%) XML
10 18 (26.87%) REST
11 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
11 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
12 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
13 15 (22.39%) BDD
13 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
13 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
14 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
15 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (17.91%) Integration Testing
16 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
16 12 (17.91%) RESTful
16 12 (17.91%) API Testing
16 12 (17.91%) JMeter
16 12 (17.91%) Oracle
16 12 (17.91%) Linux
16 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (16.42%) Confluence
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.48%) IIS
5 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.99%) JBoss
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Boomi
2 1 (1.49%) Force.com
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Firewall
1 1 (1.49%) LDAP
1 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (71.64%) Selenium
2 23 (34.33%) JIRA
3 20 (29.85%) WebDriver
4 17 (25.37%) Cucumber
5 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
6 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
7 12 (17.91%) JMeter
7 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner
8 7 (10.45%) Ant
8 7 (10.45%) SpecFlow
9 6 (8.96%) Subversion
9 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (7.46%) Gradle
10 5 (7.46%) Maven
11 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
11 4 (5.97%) JUnit
12 3 (4.48%) Appium
12 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
12 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.48%) Hudson
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
1 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Law
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Analyst
2 28 (41.79%) Test Analyst
3 22 (32.84%) Tester
4 17 (25.37%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Automation Tester
5 10 (14.93%) Developer
5 10 (14.93%) QA Tester
6 8 (11.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.45%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) QA Automation Tester
8 5 (7.46%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.97%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (5.97%) QA Automation Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Software Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) SOAP
2 27 (40.30%) Web Services
3 20 (29.85%) XML
4 18 (26.87%) REST
5 12 (17.91%) RESTful
6 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
6 11 (16.42%) Spring
7 9 (13.43%) JSON
7 9 (13.43%) XSD
8 6 (8.96%) J2EE
8 6 (8.96%) WSDL
9 5 (7.46%) .NET
9 5 (7.46%) HTML
9 5 (7.46%) JMS
9 5 (7.46%) Middleware
10 4 (5.97%) Ajax
10 4 (5.97%) CSS
10 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.97%) Java EE
11 3 (4.48%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Scrum
3 21 (31.34%) Defect Management
4 20 (29.85%) Performance Testing
5 17 (25.37%) Automated Testing
6 15 (22.39%) BDD
6 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
8 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.91%) API Testing
9 12 (17.91%) Integration Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (16.42%) User Stories
11 10 (14.93%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Exploratory Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Security Testing
12 9 (13.43%) SOA
12 9 (13.43%) Usability Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) Java
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) Groovy
4 10 (14.93%) C#
5 7 (10.45%) Scala
6 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.97%) Python
9 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.99%) C++
10 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.49%) C
11 1 (1.49%) F#
11 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) SOQL
11 1 (1.49%) SOSL
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.49%) VBA
11 1 (1.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) ISEB
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
6 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
1 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) Kibana
2 3 (4.48%) logstash
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) vRealize
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Atlassian
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 3 (4.48%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.99%) Capita
6 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.49%) Avaya
7 1 (1.49%) Genesys
7 1 (1.49%) KANA
7 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.49%) Siebel
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