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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
Rank 386 427 471
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +44
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 220 205 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 2.71% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 140 96
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7645 7575 7063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 14.58% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4996 4676
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 202 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £29.51 £28.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.78 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 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
England +29 189 £406 +1.56% 56
London +4 65 £450 +7.14% 17
East of England +17 31 £448 +11.87% 4
South East -13 24 £425 - 15
Scotland +27 21 £450 +12.50%
Edinburgh +29 20 £463 +70.97%
South West +24 20 £325 - 5
East Midlands +16 18 £375 +36.36% 3
Nottinghamshire +12 12 £375 +25.00% 1
Bedfordshire +10 12 £435 - 1
Nottingham +17 11 £375 +25.00%
Essex +4 11 £473 +5.05% 1
City of London +5 10 £475 +26.66% 4
Yorkshire +19 9 £295 -12.59% 6
West Yorkshire +15 9 £295 -12.59% 5
Berkshire +14 9 £350 -33.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £331 - 1
North East - 8 £331 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £331 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 7 £388 - 2
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £471 - 1
Bristol +9 6 £325 - 3
North West +9 6 £318 +2.41% 5
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 - 1
West Midlands +5 5 £375 -25.00%
Hampshire +3 5 £450 +5.88% 5
Bournemouth - 5 £363 -
Halifax - 5 £295 - 1
Swindon - 5 £308 - 1
Dorset - 5 £363 -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 301 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (63.95%) Selenium
3 266 (60.32%) Java
4 219 (49.66%) SOAP
5 176 (39.91%) QA
6 171 (38.78%) Web Services
7 150 (34.01%) Scrum
8 148 (33.56%) JIRA
9 146 (33.11%) Test Automation
10 139 (31.52%) SQL
11 136 (30.84%) Cucumber
12 132 (29.93%) BDD
13 125 (28.34%) WebDriver
14 122 (27.66%) Jenkins
15 107 (24.26%) Git (software)
16 99 (22.45%) Automated Testing
17 94 (21.32%) RESTful
17 94 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (21.09%) TDD
19 91 (20.63%) Test Scripting
20 90 (20.41%) XML
21 85 (19.27%) Finance
22 83 (18.82%) Maven
23 82 (18.59%) Gherkin
24 78 (17.69%) JMeter
25 77 (17.46%) Confluence
26 74 (16.78%) Performance Testing
27 73 (16.55%) JUnit
28 72 (16.33%) Automation Testing
28 72 (16.33%) API Testing

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 77 (17.46%) Confluence
2 41 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 32 (7.26%) WebLogic
4 21 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (4.31%) JBoss
6 18 (4.08%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.72%) Apache
8 7 (1.59%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.59%) CMS
9 5 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.91%) Drupal
11 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.68%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (0.45%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.45%) Documentum
12 2 (0.45%) Mule
12 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 11 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.13%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.13%) Magento
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.99%) GitHub
2 19 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 2 (0.45%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.23%) Boomi
6 1 (0.23%) Firebase
6 1 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.04%) HTTP
2 8 (1.81%) Internet
3 6 (1.36%) FTP
4 5 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.91%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.68%) SNMP
6 3 (0.68%) SSL
7 1 (0.23%) Firewall
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.76%) MySQL
2 14 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.81%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.36%) DB2
7 5 (1.13%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.68%) Big Data
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.68%) Redis
10 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.45%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.23%) GIS
11 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 282 (63.95%) Selenium
2 148 (33.56%) JIRA
3 136 (30.84%) Cucumber
4 125 (28.34%) WebDriver
5 122 (27.66%) Jenkins
6 107 (24.26%) Git (software)
7 83 (18.82%) Maven
8 78 (17.69%) JMeter
9 73 (16.55%) JUnit
10 45 (10.20%) LoadRunner
11 43 (9.75%) Ant
12 33 (7.48%) JBehave
13 29 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (6.12%) TeamCity
15 26 (5.90%) HP UFT
16 25 (5.67%) SpecFlow
17 24 (5.44%) NUnit
18 18 (4.08%) Subversion
19 17 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (3.40%) FitNesse
General
1 85 (19.27%) Finance
2 26 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 24 (5.44%) Retail
4 23 (5.22%) Banking
5 21 (4.76%) Marketing
6 19 (4.31%) Electronics
6 19 (4.31%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.13%) Games
8 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (27.66%) Tester
2 106 (24.04%) Analyst
3 103 (23.36%) Developer
4 98 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 74 (16.78%) Automation Tester
6 56 (12.70%) Java Developer
7 47 (10.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 47 (10.66%) Test Engineer
8 35 (7.94%) QA Tester
9 27 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 27 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
10 26 (5.90%) Java Automation Tester
11 25 (5.67%) Test Leader
12 23 (5.22%) Developer in Test
13 21 (4.76%) Software Tester
14 20 (4.54%) Test Automation Engineer
14 20 (4.54%) Test Manager
15 17 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 16 (3.63%) Automation Test Lead
17 15 (3.40%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (49.66%) SOAP
2 171 (38.78%) Web Services
3 94 (21.32%) RESTful
4 90 (20.41%) XML
5 82 (18.59%) Gherkin
6 67 (15.19%) REST
6 67 (15.19%) Spring
7 66 (14.97%) JSON
8 36 (8.16%) Hibernate
8 36 (8.16%) HTML
9 33 (7.48%) J2EE
10 31 (7.03%) .NET
10 31 (7.03%) XSD
11 27 (6.12%) CSS
12 25 (5.67%) JMS
13 20 (4.54%) Java EE
14 19 (4.31%) WSDL
15 17 (3.85%) Middleware
16 14 (3.17%) JDBC
16 14 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.44%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (1.81%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.91%) Fintech
6 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.45%) iPad
7 2 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.23%) DataPower
8 1 (0.23%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.23%) Online Games
8 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.66%) Linux
2 38 (8.62%) Unix
3 22 (4.99%) Windows
4 18 (4.08%) Android
4 18 (4.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (34.01%) Scrum
3 146 (33.11%) Test Automation
4 132 (29.93%) BDD
5 99 (22.45%) Automated Testing
6 94 (21.32%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (21.09%) TDD
8 91 (20.63%) Test Scripting
9 74 (16.78%) Performance Testing
10 72 (16.33%) API Testing
10 72 (16.33%) Automation Testing
11 67 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
12 66 (14.97%) Integration Testing
13 65 (14.74%) Kanban
14 64 (14.51%) Defect Management
15 62 (14.06%) Unit Testing
16 55 (12.47%) User Stories
17 54 (12.24%) Open Source
18 48 (10.88%) Software Engineering
19 46 (10.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 266 (60.32%) Java
2 139 (31.52%) SQL
3 71 (16.10%) Groovy
4 56 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.47%) C#
6 53 (12.02%) Python
7 31 (7.03%) Scala
8 28 (6.35%) Ruby
9 14 (3.17%) C
9 14 (3.17%) Perl
9 14 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.81%) PHP
10 8 (1.81%) XPath
11 5 (1.13%) AspectJ
12 4 (0.91%) C++
12 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.91%) VBScript
13 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (8.62%) ISEB
2 32 (7.26%) ISTQB
3 23 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.63%) Degree
5 13 (2.95%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (39.91%) QA
2 31 (7.03%) SDET
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (4.99%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.13%) Kibana
2 5 (1.13%) logstash
3 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.68%) Ansible
4 3 (0.68%) Grafana
4 3 (0.68%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.45%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.45%) Consul
5 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.23%) Ambari
6 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 65 (14.74%) Atlassian
2 59 (13.38%) Oracle
3 32 (7.26%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.90%) HP
5 19 (4.31%) IBM
5 19 (4.31%) SAP
6 13 (2.95%) TIBCO
7 11 (2.49%) hybris
8 9 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
8 9 (2.04%) Google
9 6 (1.36%) Pega
10 5 (1.13%) Siebel
11 4 (0.91%) Green Hat
11 4 (0.91%) Guidewire
11 4 (0.91%) Informatica
11 4 (0.91%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.91%) webMethods
12 3 (0.68%) VMware
13 2 (0.45%) Capita
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