The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 128 149 139
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.031% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 0.22% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
521 446 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 13.67% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 295 259
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 18
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.04% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.02 £31.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £43.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £400 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (68.75%) SOAP
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
4 7 (43.75%) JSON
4 7 (43.75%) JMeter
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 2 (12.50%) HP

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) JMeter
2 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) JIRA
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 1 (6.25%) Maven
6 1 (6.25%) PVCS
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
6 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
6 1 (6.25%) TestRail
6 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) UI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (12.50%) UX Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Expert
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) SOAP
2 8 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) XSD
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
7 1 (6.25%) J2EE
7 1 (6.25%) Java EE
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Groovy
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft