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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 186 202 222
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 77 67 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.71% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.82% 5.47% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £378 £339
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.80% -
SoapUI
England

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
1322 1225 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.86% 13.02% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 748 587
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 36
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £36.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Surrey -11 26 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +4 14 £358 +2.14% 1
Hampshire +7 13 £465 +16.25% 4
Oxfordshire - 12 £450 -
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
West Sussex -14 4 £310 -27.05%
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 100 (75.76%) SOAP
2 81 (61.36%) XML
3 75 (56.82%) Java
4 59 (44.70%) Web Services
5 58 (43.94%) SQL
6 54 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 53 (40.15%) Oracle
8 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (37.88%) Unix
10 43 (32.58%) SC Cleared
11 42 (31.82%) Selenium
11 42 (31.82%) Jenkins
12 40 (30.30%) Maven
13 39 (29.55%) Functional Testing
13 39 (29.55%) Use Case
14 35 (26.52%) JUnit
15 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (23.48%) JMeter
17 30 (22.73%) Performance Testing
17 30 (22.73%) QA
18 29 (21.97%) JIRA
18 29 (21.97%) HP Quality Center
19 28 (21.21%) Test Scripting
19 28 (21.21%) BDD
19 28 (21.21%) Linux
20 27 (20.45%) HP
21 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
21 26 (19.70%) Cucumber
21 26 (19.70%) Test Planning
22 24 (18.18%) Confluence

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 24 (18.18%) Confluence
2 13 (9.85%) IIS
3 11 (8.33%) JBoss
4 5 (3.79%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.52%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) Boomi
2 3 (2.27%) SaaS
3 2 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
2 3 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) Oracle Database
2 10 (7.58%) VoltDB
3 3 (2.27%) JasperReports
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (31.82%) Jenkins
1 42 (31.82%) Selenium
2 40 (30.30%) Maven
3 35 (26.52%) JUnit
4 31 (23.48%) JMeter
5 29 (21.97%) JIRA
6 26 (19.70%) Cucumber
7 22 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 17 (12.88%) Hudson
9 13 (9.85%) Ant
9 13 (9.85%) Gradle
9 13 (9.85%) jMock
10 11 (8.33%) JBehave
10 11 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (7.58%) Eclipse
12 9 (6.82%) Subversion
13 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
13 7 (5.30%) TestNG
14 6 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.42%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (40.91%) Analyst
2 53 (40.15%) Test Analyst
3 28 (21.21%) Developer
4 22 (16.67%) Designer
4 22 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 20 (15.15%) Developer in Test
5 20 (15.15%) SOA Designer
5 20 (15.15%) Solutions Designer
6 19 (14.39%) SOA Solution Designer
7 17 (12.88%) Architect
7 17 (12.88%) Tester
8 16 (12.12%) XML Analyst
9 14 (10.61%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (9.85%) QA Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) SOA Architect
11 12 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
11 12 (9.09%) Telecoms Designer
11 12 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
12 8 (6.06%) Java Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (75.76%) SOAP
2 81 (61.36%) XML
3 59 (44.70%) Web Services
4 24 (18.18%) XML Messaging
4 24 (18.18%) XSD
5 23 (17.42%) Java EE
5 23 (17.42%) WSDL
6 20 (15.15%) REST
7 13 (9.85%) Ajax
7 13 (9.85%) Hibernate
7 13 (9.85%) JMS
7 13 (9.85%) Spring
7 13 (9.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (7.58%) JSON
9 4 (3.03%) Middleware
10 3 (2.27%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.27%) JDBC
10 3 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.27%) Rendezvous
10 3 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) Fintech
5 2 (1.52%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.76%) EPoS
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.88%) Unix
2 28 (21.21%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.55%) Functional Testing
2 39 (29.55%) Use Case
3 33 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 28 (21.21%) BDD
5 28 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 26 (19.70%) Test Planning
7 24 (18.18%) SOA
7 24 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 23 (17.42%) Regression Testing
9 22 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 22 (16.67%) Scrum
10 21 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
11 20 (15.15%) TDD
11 20 (15.15%) Test Management
12 19 (14.39%) Defect Management
12 19 (14.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) Java
2 58 (43.94%) SQL
3 17 (12.88%) Groovy
4 13 (9.85%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.30%) C#
6 5 (3.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) Python
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 54 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 43 (32.58%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.67%) Degree
3 22 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 14 (10.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (21.97%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.27%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 53 (40.15%) Oracle
2 27 (20.45%) HP
3 12 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 12 (9.09%) Rally
4 11 (8.33%) Talend
5 4 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.27%) Dell
6 3 (2.27%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.52%) Concur
7 2 (1.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) IBM
8 1 (0.76%) Red Hat