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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 412 473 448
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -25
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 246 169 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.98% 2.35% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 106 121
Median daily rate £420 £385 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £296 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £365 £385
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £180.00

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
8257 7198 6846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 12.89% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5633 4609 4386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 147 135
Median hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.95 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

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 4 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 4 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 +44 221 £423 +9.74% 51
London +46 99 £420 +5.00% 19
South East +29 76 £425 +19.29% 11
Surrey +19 35 £425 +13.33% 4
Leatherhead +2 31 £425 +13.33% 2
West Midlands 0 19 £500 -13.04% 2
Scotland -1 19 £400 +3.22%
Hampshire +6 18 £465 +20.77% 2
Hook - 12 £465 -
Berkshire +6 11 £403 +21.50% 3
West Yorkshire +14 10 £341 - 7
Yorkshire +5 10 £341 - 10
Shropshire - 9 £488 -
Inverclyde - 9 £420 -
Reading -6 8 £403 +21.50% 2
East of England -7 8 £350 -12.50% 2
Gourock - 8 £420 -
City of London +38 7 £395 -1.25% 7
Telford - 7 £488 -
East Sussex - 6 £356 -
Bradford +20 5 £363 - 1
Edinburgh -9 5 £260 -13.33%
Leeds - 5 £290 - 6
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Suffolk - 4 £350 -
Warwickshire - 4 £290 -
Docklands, London +11 2 £450 +63.63%
Glasgow +8 2 £400 -27.27%
East Midlands +7 2 £306 +2.08%
Hertfordshire +6 2 - - 2

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 256 (61.24%) SOAP
2 222 (53.11%) SQL
3 202 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (45.22%) Java
5 174 (41.63%) XML
6 153 (36.60%) Selenium
7 151 (36.12%) Oracle
8 145 (34.69%) Web Services
9 105 (25.12%) Unix
10 102 (24.40%) JIRA
11 98 (23.44%) SOA
12 93 (22.25%) Scrum
13 84 (20.10%) QA
14 82 (19.62%) Maven
14 82 (19.62%) Linux
15 78 (18.66%) Security Cleared
16 75 (17.94%) Test Scripting
16 75 (17.94%) Test Automation
17 72 (17.22%) HP
18 67 (16.03%) TDD
19 65 (15.55%) Spring
19 65 (15.55%) REST
20 63 (15.07%) SC Cleared
21 60 (14.35%) Cucumber
21 60 (14.35%) Functional Testing
22 59 (14.11%) Jenkins
22 59 (14.11%) Finance
22 59 (14.11%) XSD
23 57 (13.64%) JavaScript
23 57 (13.64%) BDD

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 33 (7.89%) JBoss
1 33 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 21 (5.02%) Confluence
2 21 (5.02%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (4.78%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.87%) CMS
5 11 (2.63%) Apache
6 9 (2.15%) DNN
6 9 (2.15%) IIS
7 7 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (0.96%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.96%) Liferay
9 4 (0.96%) Mule
9 4 (0.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 3 (0.72%) Jetty
11 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.96%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.48%) Maximo
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) Boomi
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.46%) HTTP
2 14 (3.35%) SNMP
3 13 (3.11%) SSL
4 12 (2.87%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.20%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.96%) FTP
6 4 (0.96%) LDAP
6 4 (0.96%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.48%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.24%) DWDM
8 1 (0.24%) MPLS
8 1 (0.24%) VPLS
8 1 (0.24%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.24%) Oracle Database
2 26 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.91%) DB2
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.67%) VoltDB
8 6 (1.44%) MySQL
9 5 (1.20%) JasperReports
9 5 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 153 (36.60%) Selenium
2 102 (24.40%) JIRA
3 82 (19.62%) Maven
4 60 (14.35%) Cucumber
5 59 (14.11%) Jenkins
6 52 (12.44%) JUnit
7 51 (12.20%) Git (software)
8 48 (11.48%) JMeter
9 37 (8.85%) WebDriver
10 36 (8.61%) Eclipse
11 34 (8.13%) SpecFlow
12 28 (6.70%) HP UFT
13 27 (6.46%) Ant
14 26 (6.22%) LoadRunner
14 26 (6.22%) Subversion
15 22 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (4.07%) Hudson
17 16 (3.83%) LoadUI
18 15 (3.59%) Protractor
19 14 (3.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (14.11%) Finance
2 55 (13.16%) Banking
3 29 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.83%) Retail
5 8 (1.91%) Marketing
5 8 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.20%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 137 (32.78%) Analyst
2 133 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 90 (21.53%) Developer
4 63 (15.07%) Tester
5 49 (11.72%) Architect
5 49 (11.72%) Java Developer
6 31 (7.42%) Automation Test Analyst
7 30 (7.18%) Test Manager
8 24 (5.74%) XML Analyst
9 21 (5.02%) QA Analyst
9 21 (5.02%) QA Engineer
9 21 (5.02%) Test Engineer
10 20 (4.78%) Designer
10 20 (4.78%) Software Architect
11 19 (4.55%) Developer in Test
11 19 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
11 19 (4.55%) SOA Designer
12 18 (4.31%) Agile Test Analyst
12 18 (4.31%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (61.24%) SOAP
2 174 (41.63%) XML
3 145 (34.69%) Web Services
4 65 (15.55%) REST
4 65 (15.55%) Spring
5 59 (14.11%) XSD
6 43 (10.29%) .NET
6 43 (10.29%) Hibernate
7 41 (9.81%) RESTful
7 41 (9.81%) WSDL
8 40 (9.57%) XML Messaging
9 39 (9.33%) Java EE
10 38 (9.09%) HTML
11 31 (7.42%) JSON
12 29 (6.94%) JMS
13 27 (6.46%) CSS
14 26 (6.22%) Ajax
14 26 (6.22%) AngularJS
14 26 (6.22%) Middleware
15 25 (5.98%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.20%) DataPower
5 5 (1.20%) User Experience
6 4 (0.96%) Biometrics
6 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 4 (0.96%) Clustering
6 4 (0.96%) Replication
7 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (0.72%) Online Games
7 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.48%) iPad
8 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 105 (25.12%) Unix
2 82 (19.62%) Linux
3 39 (9.33%) Windows
4 18 (4.31%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.15%) Solaris
6 4 (0.96%) Android
7 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) AIX
8 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (23.44%) SOA
3 93 (22.25%) Scrum
4 75 (17.94%) Test Automation
4 75 (17.94%) Test Scripting
5 67 (16.03%) TDD
6 60 (14.35%) Functional Testing
7 57 (13.64%) BDD
8 55 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (13.16%) Test Planning
9 50 (11.96%) Defect Management
10 48 (11.48%) Test Strategy
11 45 (10.77%) Performance Testing
12 44 (10.53%) Test Management
12 44 (10.53%) Use Case
13 43 (10.29%) Integration Testing
14 36 (8.61%) E-Commerce
14 36 (8.61%) User Stories
15 33 (7.89%) API Testing
16 31 (7.42%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (53.11%) SQL
2 189 (45.22%) Java
3 57 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 47 (11.24%) PL/SQL
5 36 (8.61%) C#
6 28 (6.70%) Groovy
7 21 (5.02%) Shell Script
8 18 (4.31%) Ruby
9 14 (3.35%) Python
10 7 (1.67%) C++
10 7 (1.67%) VBA
11 6 (1.44%) CoffeeScript
11 6 (1.44%) Scala
11 6 (1.44%) VB
11 6 (1.44%) VBScript
12 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.20%) Perl
13 4 (0.96%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.96%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 63 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 42 (10.05%) ISTQB
4 33 (7.89%) ISEB
5 19 (4.55%) Degree
6 10 (2.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.44%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (20.10%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) WCAG
3 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.35%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 49 (11.72%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (4.31%) Puppet
3 13 (3.11%) Graphite
4 9 (2.15%) Grafana
5 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.20%) TIBCO Hawk
5 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.48%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.24%) Kibana
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 151 (36.12%) Oracle
2 72 (17.22%) HP
3 30 (7.18%) IBM
4 15 (3.59%) Informatica
4 15 (3.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.11%) Rally
6 12 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 10 (2.39%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.67%) Dynatrace
9 6 (1.44%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.44%) New Relic
9 6 (1.44%) Remedy
10 5 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.20%) Sonatype
10 5 (1.20%) webMethods
11 4 (0.96%) Canoo
11 4 (0.96%) Compaq
11 4 (0.96%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.96%) Talend
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £60,774 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £400 - 425 per day + Contract Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago