The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 154 193
Rank change year-on-year -5 +39  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 1.52% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £498 £390 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.56% -0.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £331 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.70% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 675 591 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.43% 17.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 493 582
Median daily rate £476 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Ant
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Spring
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) GitHub
6 3 (30.00%) Microservices
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) BrowserStack
2 2 (20.00%) vREST
3 1 (10.00%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Ant
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (10.00%) Geb
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) JMeter
7 1 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer in Test
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) REST
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) Swagger
5 1 (10.00%) XSD
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Android Development
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) SDET
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CA
1 1 (10.00%) Canoo
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com