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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / South East
Rank 207 198 243
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +45
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 33 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.66% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.22% 4.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 5
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £509 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1024 1274 1199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.31% 15.26% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 770 667
Median daily rate £425 £380 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 33
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.70 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 22 January 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 22 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
Berkshire +20 15 £350 -12.50% 3
Hampshire +1 5 £450 +38.46% 4
West Sussex +6 4 £438 -
Kent -3 3 £425 +3.03%
Surrey -6 1 £375 -10.44%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 62 (77.50%) Selenium
2 59 (73.75%) Java
3 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (61.25%) SOAP
5 35 (43.75%) Web Services
6 31 (38.75%) JIRA
7 29 (36.25%) QA
7 29 (36.25%) XML
7 29 (36.25%) Scrum
8 28 (35.00%) SQL
9 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
10 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
10 25 (31.25%) Performance Testing
10 25 (31.25%) Automated Testing
11 24 (30.00%) WebDriver
12 23 (28.75%) Unit Testing
12 23 (28.75%) Defect Management
13 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (26.25%) REST
14 20 (25.00%) BDD
14 20 (25.00%) Integration Testing
14 20 (25.00%) Spring
15 19 (23.75%) Atlassian
15 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
15 19 (23.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (22.50%) User Stories
16 18 (22.50%) Confluence
16 18 (22.50%) Groovy
16 18 (22.50%) JMeter
17 17 (21.25%) RESTful

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 18 (22.50%) Confluence
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.00%) JBoss
5 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Boomi
3 1 (1.25%) Force.com
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) Big Data
3 2 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.50%) SQLite
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.25%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (77.50%) Selenium
2 31 (38.75%) JIRA
3 26 (32.50%) Cucumber
4 25 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 24 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
7 18 (22.50%) JMeter
8 10 (12.50%) Ant
8 10 (12.50%) JUnit
8 10 (12.50%) Maven
9 9 (11.25%) Gradle
9 9 (11.25%) LoadRunner
10 8 (10.00%) Hudson
10 8 (10.00%) Subversion
11 7 (8.75%) SpecFlow
12 6 (7.50%) jMock
12 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.75%) Bugzilla
14 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Analyst
2 35 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 23 (28.75%) Tester
4 20 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 12 (15.00%) Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) QA Tester
6 9 (11.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Software Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (61.25%) SOAP
2 35 (43.75%) Web Services
3 29 (36.25%) XML
4 21 (26.25%) REST
5 20 (25.00%) Spring
6 17 (21.25%) RESTful
7 15 (18.75%) Gherkin
8 13 (16.25%) Hibernate
8 13 (16.25%) JMS
9 11 (13.75%) XSD
10 10 (12.50%) J2EE
11 9 (11.25%) Java EE
11 9 (11.25%) JSON
12 7 (8.75%) Ajax
12 7 (8.75%) WSDL
13 6 (7.50%) HTML
13 6 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
14 5 (6.25%) CSS
15 4 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) IVR
5 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.75%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.25%) Scrum
3 25 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 25 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 23 (28.75%) Defect Management
4 23 (28.75%) Unit Testing
5 21 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.00%) BDD
6 20 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 19 (23.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (22.50%) User Stories
9 16 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 15 (18.75%) API Testing
10 15 (18.75%) Kanban
10 15 (18.75%) TDD
11 13 (16.25%) Security Testing
11 13 (16.25%) Usability Testing
12 12 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (73.75%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 18 (22.50%) Groovy
4 11 (13.75%) Scala
5 10 (12.50%) C#
6 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.25%) Python
8 4 (5.00%) C++
8 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.50%) XPath
10 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) SOQL
10 1 (1.25%) SOSL
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.25%) ISEB
3 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.75%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (36.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) Kibana
3 2 (2.50%) logstash
4 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Atlassian
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) IBM
4 6 (7.50%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (6.25%) HP
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.00%) Avaya
6 4 (5.00%) Genesys
6 4 (5.00%) KANA
7 2 (2.50%) Capita
7 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.50%) VMware
8 1 (1.25%) Siebel