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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 407 426 524
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +98
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 260 262 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.45% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.89% 3.15% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 165 74
Median daily rate £380 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +10.19%
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
8992 8320 7413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 14.37% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6051 5502 4930
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 192 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 0 244 £395 +5.33% 33
London +9 90 £400 - 8
South East 0 51 £369 -4.15% 6
East of England +15 34 £350 +27.27% 4
Yorkshire +29 27 £388 +29.16% 5
West Yorkshire +18 24 £400 +33.33% 5
Leeds +14 17 £400 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -15 15 £410 +34.42% 1
Bedfordshire - 15 £350 -
West Sussex +8 14 £375 +7.14%
City of London +18 12 £425 +5.59% 2
Hertfordshire +16 12 £275 -26.66%
Berkshire +11 12 £388 +10.71% 4
Luton - 12 £490 -
Reading +24 10 £411 -0.30% 1
South West +23 9 £400 +33.33% 4
Scotland +22 9 £335 +21.81% 1
Worthing -14 9 £400 -
Croydon - 9 £380 -
Edinburgh - 9 £335 - 1
Shropshire - 8 £420 -
Telford - 8 £420 -
North West -5 7 £438 +25.00% 2
North East -20 7 £273 -52.60%
Tyne and Wear -23 7 £273 -52.60%
East Sussex - 7 £344 -
Bradford +15 6 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 6 £235 -59.13%
Gloucestershire - 6 £400 - 2
South Wales +17 5 £330 -8.96% 3

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 323 (63.96%) Java
2 301 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (51.09%) Selenium
4 257 (50.89%) SOAP
5 204 (40.40%) JIRA
6 202 (40.00%) Web Services
7 191 (37.82%) SQL
8 152 (30.10%) Maven
9 147 (29.11%) Scrum
10 144 (28.51%) XML
10 144 (28.51%) QA
11 139 (27.52%) Oracle
12 138 (27.33%) Jenkins
13 136 (26.93%) Cucumber
14 135 (26.73%) JUnit
15 133 (26.34%) BDD
16 127 (25.15%) Test Automation
17 122 (24.16%) WebDriver
18 120 (23.76%) JMeter
19 112 (22.18%) Spring
20 106 (20.99%) TDD
20 106 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
21 104 (20.59%) Git (software)
22 98 (19.41%) Functional Testing
23 93 (18.42%) Linux
24 86 (17.03%) REST
25 83 (16.44%) Test Scripting
26 81 (16.04%) SOA
27 78 (15.45%) Unix
28 77 (15.25%) 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 72 (14.26%) Confluence
2 40 (7.92%) JBoss
3 33 (6.53%) Tomcat
4 28 (5.54%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.55%) IIS
6 22 (4.36%) WebSphere
7 18 (3.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 16 (3.17%) Apache Solr
9 14 (2.77%) Apache
10 9 (1.78%) CMS
11 6 (1.19%) nginx
11 6 (1.19%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
12 5 (0.99%) Mule
13 3 (0.59%) Documentum
13 3 (0.59%) Drupal
13 3 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.78%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.79%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.18%) GitHub
3 6 (1.19%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Boomi
5 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.90%) HTTP
2 15 (2.97%) SNMP
3 13 (2.57%) LDAP
4 10 (1.98%) Kerberos
5 7 (1.39%) PuTTY
6 6 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.79%) Firewall
8 3 (0.59%) FTP
8 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.59%) SSH
9 2 (0.40%) Network Security
10 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.20%) DWDM
10 1 (0.20%) Internet
10 1 (0.20%) MPLS
10 1 (0.20%) VPLS
10 1 (0.20%) WebEx
10 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 32 (6.34%) MySQL
3 26 (5.15%) MongoDB
4 24 (4.75%) DB2
5 21 (4.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.98%) VoltDB
9 9 (1.78%) JasperReports
10 7 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.79%) DbVisualizer
13 4 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.59%) Big Data
14 3 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
15 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 258 (51.09%) Selenium
2 204 (40.40%) JIRA
3 152 (30.10%) Maven
4 138 (27.33%) Jenkins
5 136 (26.93%) Cucumber
6 135 (26.73%) JUnit
7 122 (24.16%) WebDriver
8 120 (23.76%) JMeter
9 104 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 53 (10.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 50 (9.90%) Ant
12 42 (8.32%) LoadRunner
13 40 (7.92%) SpecFlow
14 38 (7.52%) JBehave
15 34 (6.73%) Subversion
16 30 (5.94%) Eclipse
16 30 (5.94%) Zephyr
17 27 (5.35%) SonarQube
18 23 (4.55%) Hudson
19 22 (4.36%) HP UFT
General
1 77 (15.25%) Finance
2 36 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.34%) Banking
4 26 (5.15%) Retail
5 7 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.19%) Publishing
7 5 (0.99%) Electronics
7 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.79%) Games
8 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.79%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (26.14%) Analyst
2 127 (25.15%) Test Analyst
3 113 (22.38%) Developer
4 106 (20.99%) Tester
5 72 (14.26%) Java Developer
6 61 (12.08%) Automation Tester
7 46 (9.11%) Developer in Test
8 44 (8.71%) Architect
9 43 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
10 38 (7.52%) Test Engineer
11 24 (4.75%) QA Engineer
12 21 (4.16%) Software Architect
13 20 (3.96%) Java Architect
13 20 (3.96%) Test Automation Engineer
14 19 (3.76%) Selenium Tester
15 18 (3.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 17 (3.37%) Agile Developer
16 17 (3.37%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.37%) Test Manager
17 15 (2.97%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (50.89%) SOAP
2 202 (40.00%) Web Services
3 144 (28.51%) XML
4 112 (22.18%) Spring
5 86 (17.03%) REST
6 75 (14.85%) RESTful
7 59 (11.68%) Java EE
8 54 (10.69%) JMS
9 49 (9.70%) Hibernate
9 49 (9.70%) HTML
9 49 (9.70%) XSD
10 46 (9.11%) J2EE
11 44 (8.71%) Gherkin
12 36 (7.13%) JSON
13 33 (6.53%) Ajax
14 28 (5.54%) AngularJS
14 28 (5.54%) RabbitMQ
15 27 (5.35%) CSS
15 27 (5.35%) XSLT
16 26 (5.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.34%) Computer Science
2 28 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (2.18%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 10 (1.98%) DataPower
6 6 (1.19%) Fintech
7 5 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.99%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.79%) iPhone
8 4 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.79%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.79%) User Experience
9 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.59%) Social Network
9 3 (0.59%) STB
10 2 (0.40%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 93 (18.42%) Linux
2 78 (15.45%) Unix
3 50 (9.90%) Windows
4 12 (2.38%) Android
5 11 (2.18%) Solaris
6 9 (1.78%) AIX
6 9 (1.78%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (29.11%) Scrum
3 133 (26.34%) BDD
4 127 (25.15%) Test Automation
5 106 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (20.99%) TDD
6 98 (19.41%) Functional Testing
7 83 (16.44%) Test Scripting
8 81 (16.04%) SOA
9 76 (15.05%) Performance Testing
10 72 (14.26%) Integration Testing
11 69 (13.66%) Automated Testing
12 62 (12.28%) Regression Testing
13 60 (11.88%) Kanban
14 57 (11.29%) API Testing
14 57 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 53 (10.50%) User Stories
16 52 (10.30%) Automation Testing
17 50 (9.90%) Defect Management
17 50 (9.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 323 (63.96%) Java
2 191 (37.82%) SQL
3 75 (14.85%) JavaScript
4 61 (12.08%) C#
4 61 (12.08%) Python
5 53 (10.50%) Groovy
6 41 (8.12%) Ruby
7 27 (5.35%) Perl
8 21 (4.16%) Scala
9 17 (3.37%) C
9 17 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.97%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.38%) C++
11 12 (2.38%) VBScript
12 9 (1.78%) PHP
13 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.99%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (0.99%) Jython
15 4 (0.79%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.71%) Degree
3 42 (8.32%) ISEB
4 36 (7.13%) ISTQB
5 29 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.40%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (28.51%) QA
2 28 (5.54%) SDET
3 4 (0.79%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (4.95%) Docker
2 13 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (6.14%) Puppet
3 25 (4.95%) Graphite
4 13 (2.57%) Grafana
5 9 (1.78%) Consul
5 9 (1.78%) TIBCO Hawk
6 7 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.40%) Kibana
9 2 (0.40%) logstash
9 2 (0.40%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 139 (27.52%) Oracle
2 48 (9.50%) HP
3 38 (7.52%) Atlassian
4 35 (6.93%) IBM
5 28 (5.54%) Informatica
6 20 (3.96%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.76%) hybris
8 17 (3.37%) Rally
9 14 (2.77%) Talend
10 11 (2.18%) SAP
11 10 (1.98%) Canoo
12 9 (1.78%) TIBCO
13 7 (1.39%) ForgeRock
13 7 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.39%) Sonatype
14 5 (0.99%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.99%) Dynatrace
14 5 (0.99%) New Relic
14 5 (0.99%) WSO2
15 4 (0.79%) KANA
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