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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
Rank 372 444 495
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +51
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 234 180 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 2.37% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 124 72
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £273 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
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
7381 7593 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.49% 14.95% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4919 5065 4709
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 203 125
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 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 20 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
England +68 213 £400 +6.66% 56
London +26 72 £450 +12.50% 16
South East -8 34 £388 -3.72% 8
East of England +25 30 £450 +19.60% 2
South West +28 20 £330 -4.00% 10
Berkshire +22 15 £350 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +8 15 £375 +36.36% 1
West Yorkshire +8 12 £295 +4.88% 13
Essex +7 12 £475 +5.55% 1
Yorkshire +4 12 £295 +4.88% 14
City of London +1 12 £475 +26.66% 2
North West +23 10 £323 +4.28% 4
West Midlands +2 10 £288 -42.50% 1
Scotland +24 9 £500 +53.84% 1
Edinburgh +14 9 £500 +53.84% 1
Nottinghamshire - 9 £363 -
Bedfordshire +12 8 £423 -
Halifax - 8 £295 - 9
Wales +6 7 £325 +71.05% 1
Hertfordshire +4 7 £375 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £375 -
South Wales +17 6 £293 +53.94%
Manchester +16 6 £320 +3.35% 3
Bristol +2 6 £325 - 1
Reading +1 6 £350 -15.66%
Northamptonshire - 6 £450 -
Hampshire -2 5 £450 +38.46% 4
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £475 -
Wiltshire +7 4 £300 - 2
West Sussex +6 4 £438 -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 319 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (63.42%) Selenium
3 298 (63.00%) Java
4 231 (48.84%) SOAP
5 181 (38.27%) JIRA
6 177 (37.42%) QA
7 169 (35.73%) Web Services
8 160 (33.83%) Cucumber
9 156 (32.98%) SQL
10 154 (32.56%) Test Automation
11 153 (32.35%) Scrum
12 151 (31.92%) BDD
13 131 (27.70%) WebDriver
14 120 (25.37%) Jenkins
15 115 (24.31%) Git (software)
16 110 (23.26%) TDD
17 107 (22.62%) XML
18 106 (22.41%) JMeter
19 105 (22.20%) Automated Testing
19 105 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
20 100 (21.14%) RESTful
20 100 (21.14%) JUnit
21 99 (20.93%) Maven
22 94 (19.87%) Test Scripting
23 86 (18.18%) Spring
24 82 (17.34%) Finance
25 76 (16.07%) Confluence
26 74 (15.64%) Gherkin
26 74 (15.64%) Groovy
27 71 (15.01%) Integration 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 76 (16.07%) Confluence
2 48 (10.15%) Tomcat
3 29 (6.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 28 (5.92%) JBoss
5 27 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 18 (3.81%) WebSphere
7 16 (3.38%) Apache Solr
8 11 (2.33%) Apache
9 7 (1.48%) CMS
9 7 (1.48%) IIS
10 4 (0.85%) Documentum
10 4 (0.85%) Drupal
10 4 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.42%) Mule
12 2 (0.42%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.27%) Magento
3 4 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.29%) GitHub
2 14 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.42%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.21%) Boomi
6 1 (0.21%) Force.com
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) HTTP
2 8 (1.69%) FTP
2 8 (1.69%) Internet
2 8 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.06%) PuTTY
4 4 (0.85%) Firewall
4 4 (0.85%) LDAP
5 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.42%) SNMP
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.92%) MySQL
2 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database
2 16 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.90%) DB2
4 9 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.27%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (0.85%) Big Data
7 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.85%) Redis
8 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.42%) RethinkDB
9 2 (0.42%) SQLite
9 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 300 (63.42%) Selenium
2 181 (38.27%) JIRA
3 160 (33.83%) Cucumber
4 131 (27.70%) WebDriver
5 120 (25.37%) Jenkins
6 115 (24.31%) Git (software)
7 106 (22.41%) JMeter
8 100 (21.14%) JUnit
9 99 (20.93%) Maven
10 52 (10.99%) Ant
11 51 (10.78%) LoadRunner
12 36 (7.61%) SpecFlow
13 35 (7.40%) HP UFT
14 32 (6.77%) JBehave
15 31 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 31 (6.55%) NUnit
16 27 (5.71%) TeamCity
17 26 (5.50%) Zephyr
18 22 (4.65%) Subversion
19 18 (3.81%) Gradle
General
1 82 (17.34%) Finance
2 31 (6.55%) Retail
3 25 (5.29%) Banking
4 24 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.59%) Marketing
6 15 (3.17%) Electronics
6 15 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.48%) Games
8 5 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (27.27%) Tester
2 124 (26.22%) Analyst
3 116 (24.52%) Test Analyst
4 106 (22.41%) Developer
5 79 (16.70%) Automation Tester
6 61 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 49 (10.36%) Automation Test Analyst
8 41 (8.67%) Test Engineer
9 33 (6.98%) Developer in Test
10 27 (5.71%) QA Tester
11 26 (5.50%) Test Leader
12 25 (5.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 25 (5.29%) Selenium Tester
13 23 (4.86%) Java Automation Tester
14 20 (4.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 18 (3.81%) Software Tester
16 17 (3.59%) Automation Test Lead
16 17 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
16 17 (3.59%) Test Specialist
17 16 (3.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (48.84%) SOAP
2 169 (35.73%) Web Services
3 107 (22.62%) XML
4 100 (21.14%) RESTful
5 86 (18.18%) Spring
6 74 (15.64%) Gherkin
7 66 (13.95%) REST
8 54 (11.42%) JSON
9 42 (8.88%) Hibernate
10 41 (8.67%) J2EE
11 39 (8.25%) HTML
12 36 (7.61%) .NET
12 36 (7.61%) JMS
13 29 (6.13%) Java EE
13 29 (6.13%) XSD
14 28 (5.92%) CSS
15 19 (4.02%) XSLT
16 18 (3.81%) Drools
17 17 (3.59%) WSDL
18 15 (3.17%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.06%) Fintech
8 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.85%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.63%) DataPower
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.42%) iPad
10 2 (0.42%) IVR
10 2 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.42%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.21%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.99%) Unix
2 40 (8.46%) Linux
3 26 (5.50%) Windows
4 15 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.54%) Android
6 2 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (32.56%) Test Automation
3 153 (32.35%) Scrum
4 151 (31.92%) BDD
5 110 (23.26%) TDD
6 105 (22.20%) Automated Testing
6 105 (22.20%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (19.87%) Test Scripting
8 71 (15.01%) Defect Management
8 71 (15.01%) Integration Testing
8 71 (15.01%) Performance Testing
9 68 (14.38%) Kanban
10 65 (13.74%) API Testing
10 65 (13.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 65 (13.74%) Unit Testing
11 63 (13.32%) Automation Testing
12 54 (11.42%) User Stories
13 53 (11.21%) Regression Testing
13 53 (11.21%) SOA
14 52 (10.99%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 298 (63.00%) Java
2 156 (32.98%) SQL
3 74 (15.64%) Groovy
4 65 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 64 (13.53%) C#
6 57 (12.05%) Python
7 36 (7.61%) Ruby
8 28 (5.92%) Scala
9 22 (4.65%) Perl
10 19 (4.02%) C
11 18 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.11%) PHP
14 9 (1.90%) XPath
15 8 (1.69%) C++
15 8 (1.69%) VBScript
16 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.06%) AspectJ
17 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 47 (9.94%) ISEB
2 38 (8.03%) ISTQB
3 27 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.65%) Degree
5 14 (2.96%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (37.42%) QA
2 43 (9.09%) SDET
3 4 (0.85%) WCAG
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.06%) Docker
1 5 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (6.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.48%) Puppet
3 4 (0.85%) Grafana
3 4 (0.85%) Kibana
3 4 (0.85%) logstash
4 3 (0.63%) Ansible
5 2 (0.42%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.42%) Consul
5 2 (0.42%) Graphite
5 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 71 (15.01%) Oracle
2 61 (12.90%) Atlassian
3 36 (7.61%) HP
4 24 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.65%) IBM
6 21 (4.44%) hybris
7 15 (3.17%) SAP
8 10 (2.11%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.90%) Google
10 6 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.27%) Green Hat
11 5 (1.06%) Informatica
11 5 (1.06%) Pega
11 5 (1.06%) Siebel
12 4 (0.85%) Avaya
12 4 (0.85%) Genesys
12 4 (0.85%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.85%) KANA
12 4 (0.85%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.85%) webMethods
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