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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 417 448 498
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +50
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 221 192 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 2.34% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 125 99
Median daily rate £383 £366 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £455 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.44%
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
8363 8199 7456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 14.99% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5627 5510 5131
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 185 118
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 £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +29 209 £375 - 41
London +6 75 £400 +10.34% 17
South East -11 37 £350 -12.50% 4
East of England +21 27 £375 -3.22% 3
Yorkshire +16 18 £295 +7.27% 6
West Yorkshire +14 17 £295 +7.27% 6
Berkshire +19 14 £350 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire +10 14 £315 -18.83% 1
West Midlands -6 14 £310 -38.00% 4
Leeds +11 12 £400 +45.45% 3
North West +6 11 £325 -3.70% 4
South West +17 10 £346 -4.48% 2
City of London +5 9 £475 +23.37% 8
Manchester +3 8 £320 -1.53% 1
South Wales +10 7 £413 +117.10%
Reading +10 7 £350 -12.50%
Wales +3 7 £413 +117.10%
North East -32 7 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -36 7 - - 1
Shropshire - 7 £400 -
Telford - 7 £400 -
Cardiff +23 6 £406 +113.81%
Essex +14 6 £475 +18.75% 2
East Midlands -1 6 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 6 - - 1
West Sussex +13 5 - -
Edinburgh +16 4 £405 +15.71%
Scotland +5 4 £405 +15.71% 1
Hampshire +5 4 - - 2
Worthing +1 4 - -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 312 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (65.05%) Java
3 283 (59.58%) Selenium
4 236 (49.68%) SOAP
5 196 (41.26%) JIRA
6 179 (37.68%) Web Services
7 174 (36.63%) QA
8 163 (34.32%) Scrum
9 162 (34.11%) SQL
10 138 (29.05%) BDD
11 133 (28.00%) Cucumber
12 132 (27.79%) Test Automation
13 119 (25.05%) JUnit
14 118 (24.84%) WebDriver
15 117 (24.63%) JMeter
16 116 (24.42%) Maven
16 116 (24.42%) XML
16 116 (24.42%) Jenkins
17 103 (21.68%) TDD
17 103 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (20.63%) Git (software)
19 94 (19.79%) RESTful
20 92 (19.37%) Automated Testing
20 92 (19.37%) Spring
21 86 (18.11%) Test Scripting
22 84 (17.68%) Performance Testing
23 79 (16.63%) Oracle
24 77 (16.21%) Confluence
25 76 (16.00%) REST
26 72 (15.16%) 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 77 (16.21%) Confluence
2 43 (9.05%) Tomcat
3 41 (8.63%) JBoss
4 25 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 23 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (4.84%) WebLogic
6 16 (3.37%) Apache Solr
7 13 (2.74%) Apache
8 12 (2.53%) IIS
9 8 (1.68%) CMS
9 8 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.05%) Documentum
10 5 (1.05%) Mule
11 4 (0.84%) Drupal
11 4 (0.84%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.42%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.42%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 15 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.16%) GitHub
3 14 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.63%) SaaS
5 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.42%) PaaS
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 30 (6.32%) HTTP
2 9 (1.89%) LDAP
3 8 (1.68%) FTP
3 8 (1.68%) Internet
3 8 (1.68%) Kerberos
3 8 (1.68%) PuTTY
3 8 (1.68%) SNMP
4 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.84%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.53%) MySQL
2 25 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.79%) DB2
4 16 (3.37%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.26%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.84%) Big Data
9 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Navigator
11 2 (0.42%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 283 (59.58%) Selenium
2 196 (41.26%) JIRA
3 133 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 119 (25.05%) JUnit
5 118 (24.84%) WebDriver
6 117 (24.63%) JMeter
7 116 (24.42%) Jenkins
7 116 (24.42%) Maven
8 98 (20.63%) Git (software)
9 56 (11.79%) Ant
10 55 (11.58%) LoadRunner
11 39 (8.21%) SpecFlow
12 35 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (6.53%) JBehave
13 31 (6.53%) Subversion
14 29 (6.11%) HP UFT
15 28 (5.89%) NUnit
15 28 (5.89%) Zephyr
16 24 (5.05%) Eclipse
16 24 (5.05%) TeamCity
General
1 72 (15.16%) Finance
2 29 (6.11%) Retail
2 29 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.47%) Banking
4 11 (2.32%) Electronics
5 10 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.11%) Marketing
6 6 (1.26%) Games
7 4 (0.84%) Billing
7 4 (0.84%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (28.63%) Analyst
2 128 (26.95%) Test Analyst
3 126 (26.53%) Tester
4 104 (21.89%) Developer
5 73 (15.37%) Automation Tester
6 63 (13.26%) Java Developer
7 51 (10.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 36 (7.58%) Developer in Test
9 33 (6.95%) Test Engineer
10 24 (5.05%) Selenium Tester
11 23 (4.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 22 (4.63%) Test Leader
13 21 (4.42%) Architect
13 21 (4.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 20 (4.21%) Senior Developer
15 19 (4.00%) QA Tester
16 18 (3.79%) Java Automation Tester
17 17 (3.58%) Agile Test Analyst
17 17 (3.58%) Software Tester
18 16 (3.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (49.68%) SOAP
2 179 (37.68%) Web Services
3 116 (24.42%) XML
4 94 (19.79%) RESTful
5 92 (19.37%) Spring
6 76 (16.00%) REST
7 60 (12.63%) Gherkin
8 50 (10.53%) J2EE
9 49 (10.32%) HTML
10 45 (9.47%) JSON
11 44 (9.26%) JMS
12 39 (8.21%) Hibernate
13 34 (7.16%) XSD
14 32 (6.74%) .NET
15 31 (6.53%) Java EE
16 30 (6.32%) CSS
17 22 (4.63%) XSLT
18 18 (3.79%) Ajax
18 18 (3.79%) Drools
19 16 (3.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.68%) DataPower
7 8 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.84%) Fintech
8 4 (0.84%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.84%) Smart Meter
8 4 (0.84%) User Experience
9 3 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.63%) Social Network
10 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.42%) IVR
10 2 (0.42%) STB
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.16%) Linux
2 51 (10.74%) Unix
3 43 (9.05%) Windows
4 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.53%) Android
6 8 (1.68%) AIX
7 6 (1.26%) Solaris
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (65.68%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (34.32%) Scrum
3 138 (29.05%) BDD
4 132 (27.79%) Test Automation
5 103 (21.68%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (21.68%) TDD
6 92 (19.37%) Automated Testing
7 86 (18.11%) Test Scripting
8 84 (17.68%) Performance Testing
9 71 (14.95%) Integration Testing
10 69 (14.53%) Kanban
11 66 (13.89%) Defect Management
12 64 (13.47%) Functional Testing
13 62 (13.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 60 (12.63%) API Testing
15 59 (12.42%) SOA
15 59 (12.42%) Unit Testing
16 57 (12.00%) Automation Testing
17 52 (10.95%) Regression Testing
18 48 (10.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 309 (65.05%) Java
2 162 (34.11%) SQL
3 65 (13.68%) C#
4 64 (13.47%) JavaScript
5 59 (12.42%) Python
6 53 (11.16%) Groovy
7 37 (7.79%) Ruby
8 26 (5.47%) Perl
9 24 (5.05%) Scala
10 20 (4.21%) C
11 14 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.95%) Shell Script
12 11 (2.32%) C++
13 10 (2.11%) PHP
14 9 (1.89%) XPath
15 7 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.26%) VBScript
17 4 (0.84%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.84%) Jython
17 4 (0.84%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (8.84%) ISEB
2 33 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.74%) Degree
4 29 (6.11%) ISTQB
5 20 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (36.63%) QA
2 36 (7.58%) SDET
3 4 (0.84%) 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 10 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.68%) Docker
3 5 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (7.16%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.95%) Puppet
3 7 (1.47%) Graphite
4 6 (1.26%) Grafana
4 6 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.84%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.42%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.42%) Kibana
6 2 (0.42%) logstash
6 2 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.21%) Ansible
7 1 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.21%) Consul
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 79 (16.63%) Oracle
2 47 (9.89%) Atlassian
3 42 (8.84%) HP
4 32 (6.74%) IBM
5 22 (4.63%) hybris
6 20 (4.21%) Microsoft
7 15 (3.16%) Informatica
8 11 (2.32%) SAP
9 10 (2.11%) Talend
10 6 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (1.26%) Canoo
10 6 (1.26%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.26%) Green Hat
10 6 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.05%) Pega
11 5 (1.05%) Siebel
12 4 (0.84%) Avaya
12 4 (0.84%) Genesys
12 4 (0.84%) KANA
12 4 (0.84%) TIBCO
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 37 minutes ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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