Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 136 164
Rank change year-on-year -25 +28 +25
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 13 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.63% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 5.58% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 13
Berkshire median daily rate £395 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -18.60% +27.41%
10th Percentile £100 £343 £328
90th Percentile £494 £468 £578
South East median daily rate £400 £381 £400
% change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 524 448 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.75% 11.31% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 259 238
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +4.23% +3.37%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £252
90th Percentile £550 £525 £506
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -18.33% +23.29%
10th Percentile £13.65 £24.28 £27.60
90th Percentile £52.40 £143.03 £50.60
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Berkshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Berkshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Berkshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 6 £488 +32.20% 2
Newbury -14 2 £100 -71.43% 1
Slough - 2 - - 2
Windsor - 1 £375 -
SoapUI
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) BPEL
6 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) XMLSpy
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) XSD
6 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
1 3 (23.08%) XMLSpy
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Designer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) SOA Designer
2 3 (23.08%) SOA Solution Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) SOA Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) WSDL
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Robotics
2 1 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) BPEL
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Cognitive Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) HP