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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 391 402 543
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +141
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 255 284 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 3.52% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 188 57
Median daily rate £381 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.48% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 -

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
8745 8062 7301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.82% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5288 4656
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 160 137
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 0 242 £400 +3.22% 45
London +29 109 £400 - 16
South East -22 54 £400 - 8
West Midlands -15 19 £500 +53.84% 2
Yorkshire +1 18 £325 +18.18% 7
City of London +40 17 £413 +3.06% 4
West Yorkshire +1 17 £363 +31.81% 6
Croydon - 17 £380 -
East of England +13 16 £375 +36.36%
Berkshire +13 14 £355 - 1
South West +17 12 £385 +28.33% 1
West Sussex -3 12 £318 -23.03% 1
Shropshire - 12 £500 -
Reading +25 11 £393 +10.56% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £450 -
Leeds -10 10 £413 +50.00% 5
Bedfordshire - 10 £350 -
Scotland +19 9 £260 -5.45%
Gloucestershire +15 9 £400 -
Telford - 9 £500 -
Edinburgh - 9 £260 -
Luton - 8 £480 -
East Midlands 0 7 - -
Oxford - 7 £450 -
Surrey -38 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Bradford +9 5 - - 1
Worthing -9 5 £450 - 1
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £388 +46.22%
Cambridge +6 4 £388 +43.51%
North West -7 4 - - 11

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 288 (57.72%) Java
2 286 (57.31%) SOAP
3 267 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (43.49%) Selenium
5 204 (40.88%) SQL
6 188 (37.68%) Web Services
7 176 (35.27%) JIRA
8 159 (31.86%) XML
9 154 (30.86%) Oracle
10 137 (27.45%) Maven
11 119 (23.85%) JUnit
12 116 (23.25%) Scrum
12 116 (23.25%) Jenkins
13 112 (22.44%) QA
14 111 (22.24%) JMeter
15 108 (21.64%) Cucumber
16 102 (20.44%) Test Automation
16 102 (20.44%) Spring
17 101 (20.24%) BDD
17 101 (20.24%) Linux
18 99 (19.84%) TDD
19 94 (18.84%) SOA
20 92 (18.44%) Git (software)
21 91 (18.24%) WebDriver
22 90 (18.04%) Functional Testing
23 88 (17.64%) Unix
24 86 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
25 81 (16.23%) REST
26 74 (14.83%) JavaScript
27 69 (13.83%) Finance

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 48 (9.62%) Confluence
2 39 (7.82%) JBoss
3 29 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 24 (4.81%) WebSphere
5 21 (4.21%) IIS
5 21 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 20 (4.01%) Oracle Service Bus
7 17 (3.41%) Apache
8 11 (2.20%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.20%) CMS
9 6 (1.20%) Mule
9 6 (1.20%) nginx
9 6 (1.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 3 (0.60%) Documentum
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Maximo
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.80%) GitHub
4 4 (0.80%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Boomi
6 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.22%) HTTP
2 18 (3.61%) SNMP
3 12 (2.40%) LDAP
4 11 (2.20%) Kerberos
5 10 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.40%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.60%) Firewall
7 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.60%) SSH
8 2 (0.40%) FTP
8 2 (0.40%) Network Security
9 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.20%) DWDM
9 1 (0.20%) Internet
9 1 (0.20%) MPLS
9 1 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.20%) VPLS
9 1 (0.20%) WebEx
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.02%) Oracle Database
2 30 (6.01%) MongoDB
3 28 (5.61%) MySQL
4 23 (4.61%) DB2
5 20 (4.01%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.61%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.00%) VoltDB
9 9 (1.80%) JasperReports
10 7 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.80%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.60%) Big Data
15 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.40%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 217 (43.49%) Selenium
2 176 (35.27%) JIRA
3 137 (27.45%) Maven
4 119 (23.85%) JUnit
5 116 (23.25%) Jenkins
6 111 (22.24%) JMeter
7 108 (21.64%) Cucumber
8 92 (18.44%) Git (software)
9 91 (18.24%) WebDriver
10 47 (9.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 45 (9.02%) Ant
12 43 (8.62%) LoadRunner
13 42 (8.42%) SpecFlow
14 34 (6.81%) Subversion
15 32 (6.41%) Eclipse
16 31 (6.21%) Zephyr
17 29 (5.81%) SonarQube
18 25 (5.01%) JBehave
19 23 (4.61%) HP UFT
20 19 (3.81%) Hudson
General
1 69 (13.83%) Finance
2 43 (8.62%) Banking
3 42 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.21%) Retail
5 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.20%) Publishing
7 5 (1.00%) Games
7 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 141 (28.26%) Analyst
2 137 (27.45%) Test Analyst
3 104 (20.84%) Developer
4 91 (18.24%) Tester
5 72 (14.43%) Java Developer
6 60 (12.02%) Architect
7 42 (8.42%) Automation Tester
8 40 (8.02%) Automation Test Analyst
9 34 (6.81%) Developer in Test
10 30 (6.01%) Test Engineer
11 25 (5.01%) Software Architect
12 22 (4.41%) Java Architect
13 20 (4.01%) Designer
14 19 (3.81%) QA Engineer
15 18 (3.61%) SOA Designer
15 18 (3.61%) Solutions Designer
16 17 (3.41%) SOA Solution Designer
17 16 (3.21%) Agile Developer
17 16 (3.21%) Java Engineer
17 16 (3.21%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (57.31%) SOAP
2 188 (37.68%) Web Services
3 159 (31.86%) XML
4 102 (20.44%) Spring
5 81 (16.23%) REST
6 60 (12.02%) XSD
7 59 (11.82%) RESTful
8 54 (10.82%) Java EE
9 53 (10.62%) HTML
10 50 (10.02%) Hibernate
11 48 (9.62%) JMS
12 47 (9.42%) J2EE
13 33 (6.61%) Ajax
14 32 (6.41%) CSS
14 32 (6.41%) Spring Boot
14 32 (6.41%) WireMock
15 30 (6.01%) AngularJS
16 29 (5.81%) Hystrix
16 29 (5.81%) WSDL
17 28 (5.61%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.61%) Computer Science
2 27 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (2.40%) DataPower
5 9 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.00%) User Experience
8 4 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.80%) Fintech
8 4 (0.80%) iPhone
8 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.60%) iPad
9 3 (0.60%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.60%) Social Network
9 3 (0.60%) STB
9 3 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.24%) Linux
2 88 (17.64%) Unix
3 53 (10.62%) Windows
4 12 (2.40%) Solaris
5 10 (2.00%) Android
6 9 (1.80%) AIX
7 8 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.25%) Scrum
3 102 (20.44%) Test Automation
4 101 (20.24%) BDD
5 99 (19.84%) TDD
6 94 (18.84%) SOA
7 90 (18.04%) Functional Testing
8 86 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (13.83%) Test Scripting
10 63 (12.63%) Integration Testing
10 63 (12.63%) Performance Testing
11 59 (11.82%) Test Planning
12 57 (11.42%) Regression Testing
13 53 (10.62%) Waterfall
14 49 (9.82%) Defect Tracking
15 47 (9.42%) Automated Testing
16 46 (9.22%) Test Strategy
17 45 (9.02%) API Testing
18 43 (8.62%) Use Case
19 39 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 288 (57.72%) Java
2 204 (40.88%) SQL
3 74 (14.83%) JavaScript
4 55 (11.02%) C#
5 53 (10.62%) Python
6 40 (8.02%) Groovy
7 37 (7.41%) Ruby
8 24 (4.81%) Perl
9 22 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 17 (3.41%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.61%) C
12 11 (2.20%) Scala
12 11 (2.20%) VBScript
13 10 (2.00%) C++
14 5 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.00%) Jython
14 5 (1.00%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.80%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.80%) PHP
15 4 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (11.62%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.02%) ISEB
3 39 (7.82%) Degree
3 39 (7.82%) ISTQB
4 38 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (22.44%) QA
2 17 (3.41%) SDET
3 5 (1.00%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 29 (5.81%) Docker
2 15 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (7.82%) Puppet
3 29 (5.81%) Graphite
4 17 (3.41%) Grafana
5 9 (1.80%) Consul
5 9 (1.80%) TIBCO Hawk
6 8 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.80%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.60%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.40%) Kibana
10 2 (0.40%) logstash
10 2 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 154 (30.86%) Oracle
2 62 (12.42%) HP
3 33 (6.61%) IBM
4 28 (5.61%) Informatica
5 19 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.41%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.81%) Rally
7 14 (2.81%) Talend
8 11 (2.20%) hybris
8 11 (2.20%) TIBCO
9 10 (2.00%) Canoo
10 8 (1.60%) ForgeRock
11 7 (1.40%) SAP
11 7 (1.40%) Sonatype
12 6 (1.20%) Dynatrace
12 6 (1.20%) WSO2
13 5 (1.00%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.00%) New Relic
13 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.80%) Green Hat
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago