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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 412 462 452
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -10
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 253 163 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 2.31% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 100 109
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 £24.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.28% -17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.28% -

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
8204 7045 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5635 4569 4443
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 136 154
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.52 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +73 232 £420 +12.00% 60
London +36 92 £400 - 30
South East +27 78 £450 +28.57% 18
Surrey +8 33 £425 +6.25% 4
Leatherhead 0 29 £425 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +16 23 £488 -15.21% 3
Hampshire +19 22 £465 +22.77% 8
Scotland +8 17 £400 +23.07%
Hook - 17 £465 -
Yorkshire +23 16 £320 - 3
West Yorkshire - 16 £320 - 1
Shropshire - 12 £488 -
East of England -3 11 £300 -25.00%
Berkshire -9 10 £355 +1.42% 4
Leeds - 10 £290 - 1
Telford - 9 £488 -
City of London +32 7 £395 -1.25% 9
Reading -11 7 £360 +2.85% 3
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 1
Inverclyde - 7 £420 -
Gourock - 6 £420 -
Essex -11 5 £250 -37.50%
Bradford - 5 £363 -
Glasgow +8 4 £325 -27.77%
Manchester -11 4 £508 +69.16% 1
North West -20 4 £508 +58.59% 4
Warwickshire - 4 £290 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 -
Docklands, London +9 3 £440 +60.00%
Suffolk -1 3 £350 -0.14%

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 280 (62.92%) SOAP
2 228 (51.24%) SQL
3 208 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (46.07%) Java
5 188 (42.25%) XML
6 166 (37.30%) Selenium
7 158 (35.51%) Oracle
8 148 (33.26%) Web Services
9 108 (24.27%) JIRA
10 102 (22.92%) Unix
11 100 (22.47%) Maven
12 94 (21.12%) Linux
13 93 (20.90%) SOA
14 90 (20.22%) Scrum
15 87 (19.55%) QA
16 82 (18.43%) Security Cleared
17 77 (17.30%) Test Scripting
17 77 (17.30%) Spring
18 76 (17.08%) Test Automation
19 74 (16.63%) Cucumber
19 74 (16.63%) HP
20 73 (16.40%) TDD
21 68 (15.28%) Functional Testing
22 67 (15.06%) Jenkins
22 67 (15.06%) Finance
23 66 (14.83%) BDD
24 65 (14.61%) XSD
24 65 (14.61%) REST
25 64 (14.38%) JavaScript
26 63 (14.16%) SC Cleared

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 32 (7.19%) WebLogic
2 29 (6.52%) JBoss
3 27 (6.07%) Confluence
4 22 (4.94%) Oracle Service Bus
5 20 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.15%) Apache
6 14 (3.15%) CMS
7 11 (2.47%) IIS
8 8 (1.80%) DNN
8 8 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (1.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.90%) Liferay
12 4 (0.90%) Mule
13 2 (0.45%) Jetty
13 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.90%) MS Project
4 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.45%) Maximo
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.67%) Boomi
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
4 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.74%) HTTP
2 15 (3.37%) SNMP
3 13 (2.92%) SSL
4 11 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.90%) FTP
5 4 (0.90%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.90%) LDAP
5 4 (0.90%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.45%) SSH
7 1 (0.22%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.22%) DWDM
7 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.22%) MPLS
7 1 (0.22%) VPLS
7 1 (0.22%) WebEx
7 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.46%) Oracle Database
2 26 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 19 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.25%) VoltDB
8 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.80%) DB2
10 7 (1.57%) JasperReports
11 6 (1.35%) MySQL
12 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 1 (0.22%) Big Data
16 1 (0.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 166 (37.30%) Selenium
2 108 (24.27%) JIRA
3 100 (22.47%) Maven
4 74 (16.63%) Cucumber
5 67 (15.06%) Jenkins
6 61 (13.71%) JMeter
7 60 (13.48%) JUnit
8 59 (13.26%) Git (software)
9 44 (9.89%) WebDriver
10 38 (8.54%) Eclipse
11 36 (8.09%) SpecFlow
12 31 (6.97%) Ant
12 31 (6.97%) LoadRunner
13 28 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 28 (6.29%) HP UFT
14 26 (5.84%) Subversion
15 19 (4.27%) Hudson
16 18 (4.04%) Visual Studio
17 17 (3.82%) JBehave
18 16 (3.60%) LoadUI
General
1 67 (15.06%) Finance
2 58 (13.03%) Banking
3 32 (7.19%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.82%) Retail
5 8 (1.80%) Marketing
5 8 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.90%) Games
7 4 (0.90%) Legal
7 4 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (29.89%) Analyst
2 129 (28.99%) Test Analyst
3 97 (21.80%) Developer
4 67 (15.06%) Tester
5 57 (12.81%) Java Developer
6 56 (12.58%) Architect
7 34 (7.64%) Automation Test Analyst
8 31 (6.97%) Test Manager
9 25 (5.62%) Designer
9 25 (5.62%) Developer in Test
9 25 (5.62%) Software Architect
9 25 (5.62%) Test Engineer
10 23 (5.17%) QA Analyst
10 23 (5.17%) SOA Designer
11 22 (4.94%) Solutions Designer
11 22 (4.94%) XML Analyst
12 21 (4.72%) QA Engineer
12 21 (4.72%) SOA Solution Designer
13 20 (4.49%) QA Test Analyst
14 19 (4.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (62.92%) SOAP
2 188 (42.25%) XML
3 148 (33.26%) Web Services
4 77 (17.30%) Spring
5 65 (14.61%) REST
5 65 (14.61%) XSD
6 50 (11.24%) Hibernate
7 47 (10.56%) WSDL
8 45 (10.11%) HTML
8 45 (10.11%) RESTful
9 44 (9.89%) .NET
10 40 (8.99%) Java EE
11 37 (8.31%) XML Messaging
12 34 (7.64%) AngularJS
12 34 (7.64%) JSON
13 32 (7.19%) JMS
14 29 (6.52%) Ajax
14 29 (6.52%) Gherkin
15 27 (6.07%) CSS
16 24 (5.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 12 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.12%) User Experience
5 4 (0.90%) Biometrics
5 4 (0.90%) Clustering
5 4 (0.90%) DataPower
5 4 (0.90%) Replication
6 3 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.45%) iPad
7 2 (0.45%) iPhone
7 2 (0.45%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.45%) Online Games
7 2 (0.45%) Smart Energy
7 2 (0.45%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.92%) Unix
2 94 (21.12%) Linux
3 40 (8.99%) Windows
4 18 (4.04%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.02%) Solaris
6 5 (1.12%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) AIX
7 3 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (46.74%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (20.90%) SOA
3 90 (20.22%) Scrum
4 77 (17.30%) Test Scripting
5 76 (17.08%) Test Automation
6 73 (16.40%) TDD
7 68 (15.28%) Functional Testing
8 66 (14.83%) BDD
9 57 (12.81%) Test Planning
10 56 (12.58%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (11.69%) Integration Testing
12 48 (10.79%) Test Strategy
12 48 (10.79%) Use Case
13 47 (10.56%) Performance Testing
14 38 (8.54%) Defect Management
14 38 (8.54%) Test Management
15 35 (7.87%) Regression Testing
15 35 (7.87%) User Stories
16 34 (7.64%) E-Commerce
16 34 (7.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 228 (51.24%) SQL
2 205 (46.07%) Java
3 64 (14.38%) JavaScript
4 46 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 40 (8.99%) C#
6 30 (6.74%) Groovy
7 23 (5.17%) Python
7 23 (5.17%) Ruby
8 22 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.70%) Scala
10 11 (2.47%) VBScript
11 10 (2.25%) CoffeeScript
12 9 (2.02%) VBA
13 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.35%) Perl
15 5 (1.12%) C++
15 5 (1.12%) VB
16 4 (0.90%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (18.43%) Security Cleared
2 63 (14.16%) SC Cleared
3 42 (9.44%) ISTQB
4 35 (7.87%) ISEB
5 22 (4.94%) Degree
6 10 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.45%) 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 87 (19.55%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) WCAG
3 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (4.27%) Docker
2 5 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.45%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.45%) KVM
4 1 (0.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (11.46%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (5.39%) Puppet
3 18 (4.04%) Graphite
4 11 (2.47%) Grafana
5 7 (1.57%) TIBCO Hawk
6 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
7 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.22%) Kibana
8 1 (0.22%) logstash
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 158 (35.51%) Oracle
2 74 (16.63%) HP
3 34 (7.64%) IBM
4 19 (4.27%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.04%) Informatica
6 14 (3.15%) Rally
7 13 (2.92%) Atlassian
8 12 (2.70%) TIBCO
9 11 (2.47%) Dynatrace
10 10 (2.25%) AppDynamics
10 10 (2.25%) New Relic
11 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.12%) SAP
12 5 (1.12%) Sonatype
12 5 (1.12%) webMethods
13 4 (0.90%) Canoo
13 4 (0.90%) Compaq
13 4 (0.90%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.90%) Talend
13 4 (0.90%) Terracotta
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