The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 413 434 476
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +42
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 240 205 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 2.78% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 141 97
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.80% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.80% -

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8347 7376 6781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5750 4877 4311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI within the UK.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +26 230 £413 +6.45% 40
London +30 91 £400 - 14
South East 0 76 £450 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -5 26 £488 -15.21%
Surrey -16 25 £450 +12.50% 1
Leatherhead -1 20 £450 +12.50%
Shropshire - 20 £488 -
Hampshire +11 14 £465 +21.56% 3
Telford - 14 £488 -
Yorkshire +6 13 £323 +17.27% 6
West Yorkshire -1 13 £323 +17.27% 5
Berkshire -4 13 £355 +1.42% 2
Oxfordshire - 12 £450 -
Hook - 12 £465 -
Croydon -6 10 £378 -
City of London +37 9 £390 -0.95% 6
Reading +3 9 £360 +2.85% 2
South West +6 7 £370 -7.50% 4
Scotland -11 7 £270 -
East of England -13 7 £250 -1.96% 2
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Leeds -4 6 £290 +5.45% 3
Oxford - 6 £450 -
Bradford +13 5 £363 -
Essex -6 5 £250 -3.84%
North West -21 5 £508 +49.26% 6
Manchester -22 5 £508 +49.26% 2
West Sussex -17 4 £310 -27.05%
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Edinburgh - 4 £260 -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 293 (63.01%) SOAP
2 239 (51.40%) SQL
3 228 (49.03%) Java
4 227 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (40.22%) XML
6 166 (35.70%) Selenium
7 165 (35.48%) Web Services
8 164 (35.27%) Oracle
9 119 (25.59%) JIRA
9 119 (25.59%) Maven
10 107 (23.01%) Scrum
11 104 (22.37%) Linux
12 97 (20.86%) SOA
13 94 (20.22%) Unix
14 91 (19.57%) QA
15 90 (19.35%) Spring
16 83 (17.85%) JUnit
16 83 (17.85%) Jenkins
17 81 (17.42%) TDD
18 79 (16.99%) REST
19 77 (16.56%) XSD
20 76 (16.34%) Test Scripting
21 74 (15.91%) Test Automation
22 73 (15.70%) Security Cleared
23 71 (15.27%) Functional Testing
24 70 (15.05%) Git (software)
25 67 (14.41%) JMeter
25 67 (14.41%) HP
26 66 (14.19%) Finance
27 65 (13.98%) BDD

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (7.96%) Confluence
2 35 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 26 (5.59%) JBoss
3 26 (5.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.44%) Apache
5 16 (3.44%) IIS
6 15 (3.23%) CMS
7 8 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.51%) Mule
9 6 (1.29%) DNN
9 6 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 5 (1.08%) nginx
10 5 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.86%) Liferay
12 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.43%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.72%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.43%) Maximo
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.86%) SaaS
4 3 (0.65%) Boomi
4 3 (0.65%) GitHub
5 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.11%) HTTP
2 21 (4.52%) SNMP
3 13 (2.80%) SSL
4 8 (1.72%) LDAP
5 7 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.08%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.86%) FTP
7 4 (0.86%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.86%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.65%) SSH
9 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.22%) DWDM
9 1 (0.22%) Internet
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) VPLS
9 1 (0.22%) WebEx
9 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.75%) Oracle Database
2 31 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 22 (4.73%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.44%) DB2
6 13 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.15%) VoltDB
8 9 (1.94%) MySQL
9 8 (1.72%) JasperReports
10 5 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.22%) Big Data
14 1 (0.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 166 (35.70%) Selenium
2 119 (25.59%) JIRA
2 119 (25.59%) Maven
3 83 (17.85%) Jenkins
3 83 (17.85%) JUnit
4 70 (15.05%) Git (software)
5 67 (14.41%) JMeter
6 62 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 52 (11.18%) WebDriver
8 40 (8.60%) Eclipse
9 38 (8.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 35 (7.53%) SpecFlow
11 33 (7.10%) Subversion
12 32 (6.88%) Ant
13 29 (6.24%) LoadRunner
14 26 (5.59%) HP UFT
15 22 (4.73%) Hudson
15 22 (4.73%) Protractor
16 17 (3.66%) Gradle
17 16 (3.44%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (14.19%) Finance
2 54 (11.61%) Banking
3 39 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.44%) Retail
5 9 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.51%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.08%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Publishing
8 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) International Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (27.74%) Analyst
2 125 (26.88%) Test Analyst
3 107 (23.01%) Developer
4 68 (14.62%) Tester
5 67 (14.41%) Architect
6 61 (13.12%) Java Developer
7 36 (7.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 30 (6.45%) Software Architect
9 27 (5.81%) Developer in Test
9 27 (5.81%) Test Manager
10 23 (4.95%) Automation Tester
10 23 (4.95%) Designer
11 21 (4.52%) SOA Designer
12 20 (4.30%) Java Architect
12 20 (4.30%) Solutions Designer
13 19 (4.09%) QA Engineer
13 19 (4.09%) SOA Solution Designer
14 18 (3.87%) Java Engineer
14 18 (3.87%) XML Analyst
15 16 (3.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (63.01%) SOAP
2 187 (40.22%) XML
3 165 (35.48%) Web Services
4 90 (19.35%) Spring
5 79 (16.99%) REST
6 77 (16.56%) XSD
7 52 (11.18%) HTML
8 51 (10.97%) Hibernate
8 51 (10.97%) Java EE
9 45 (9.68%) WSDL
10 44 (9.46%) RESTful
11 43 (9.25%) JMS
12 38 (8.17%) AngularJS
13 37 (7.96%) J2EE
14 36 (7.74%) Ajax
15 34 (7.31%) .NET
16 33 (7.10%) Spring Boot
17 32 (6.88%) WireMock
18 31 (6.67%) CSS
18 31 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (1.51%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.29%) DataPower
6 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.08%) User Experience
7 4 (0.86%) Biometrics
7 4 (0.86%) iPad
7 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.65%) Fintech
8 3 (0.65%) Wiki
9 2 (0.43%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.43%) iPhone
9 2 (0.43%) Smart Energy
9 2 (0.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 104 (22.37%) Linux
2 94 (20.22%) Unix
3 44 (9.46%) Windows
4 19 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.94%) Solaris
6 4 (0.86%) AIX
6 4 (0.86%) Android
7 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (23.01%) Scrum
3 97 (20.86%) SOA
4 81 (17.42%) TDD
5 76 (16.34%) Test Scripting
6 74 (15.91%) Test Automation
7 71 (15.27%) Functional Testing
8 65 (13.98%) BDD
9 64 (13.76%) Test Planning
10 63 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
11 57 (12.26%) Integration Testing
12 56 (12.04%) Performance Testing
13 46 (9.89%) Test Strategy
13 46 (9.89%) Use Case
14 43 (9.25%) Regression Testing
15 36 (7.74%) API Testing
15 36 (7.74%) System Testing
16 35 (7.53%) Waterfall
17 34 (7.31%) System Integration Testing
18 33 (7.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 239 (51.40%) SQL
2 228 (49.03%) Java
3 64 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 43 (9.25%) PL/SQL
5 38 (8.17%) C#
6 31 (6.67%) Groovy
7 26 (5.59%) Python
8 22 (4.73%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.66%) Ruby
10 8 (1.72%) Perl
11 7 (1.51%) Scala
12 6 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.29%) VBScript
13 5 (1.08%) C++
13 5 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
14 4 (0.86%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.86%) VBA
15 3 (0.65%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 73 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.40%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.60%) ISTQB
4 37 (7.96%) ISEB
5 32 (6.88%) Degree
6 11 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (19.57%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) WCAG
3 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (6.45%) Docker
2 7 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Cygwin
3 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 43 (9.25%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (7.96%) Puppet
3 29 (6.24%) Graphite
4 17 (3.66%) Grafana
5 9 (1.94%) Consul
6 8 (1.72%) TIBCO Hawk
7 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.43%) Kibana
9 2 (0.43%) logstash
9 2 (0.43%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.22%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 164 (35.27%) Oracle
2 67 (14.41%) HP
3 30 (6.45%) IBM
4 26 (5.59%) Informatica
5 19 (4.09%) Microsoft
6 14 (3.01%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.80%) Rally
7 13 (2.80%) TIBCO
8 11 (2.37%) Talend
9 10 (2.15%) Canoo
10 7 (1.51%) SAP
11 6 (1.29%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.29%) Sonatype
12 5 (1.08%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.08%) New Relic
12 5 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.08%) webMethods
13 4 (0.86%) Compaq
13 4 (0.86%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.86%) Terracotta
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