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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 116 118
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.43% 0.48% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 5.56% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £325 £445 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.96% +34.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £545 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £415 £364
% change year-on-year -15.66% +14.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 224 216 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.92% 8.67% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 131 176
Median daily rate £419 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Reading +18 5 £325 -26.96%
Bracknell +1 1 £110 -
Newbury - 1 £325 -
Slough - 1 £340 -
SoapUI
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 19 (82.61%) SOAP
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Java
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
4 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) SOA
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) JMeter
8 5 (21.74%) C#
8 5 (21.74%) J2EE
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
8 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
9 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) HP
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Validation

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 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) WebDriver
3 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) JMeter
6 3 (13.04%) JIRA
6 3 (13.04%) LoadRunner
7 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (8.70%) Subversion
8 1 (4.35%) Appium
8 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
8 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.35%) XDoclet
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SOA Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) SOAP
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) REST
3 6 (26.09%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) J2EE
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
6 3 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (13.04%) Kafka
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Middleware
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (8.70%) SAML
7 2 (8.70%) WSDL
7 2 (8.70%) XSD
7 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) Java EE
8 1 (4.35%) JPA
8 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) BDD
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Defect Management
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) API Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (13.04%) Kibana
2 3 (13.04%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Capita
5 1 (4.35%) Apigee
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat