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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
London / City of London
Rank 149 150 181
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 1.55% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £470 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £353 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £434 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
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 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 551 517 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.40% 15.54% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 411 531
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) SOAP
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 8 (47.06%) REST
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 7 (41.18%) Maven
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) Ant
6 7 (41.18%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) JBoss
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) GitHub
8 5 (29.41%) SDET
8 5 (29.41%) Microservices
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (23.53%) J2EE
9 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
9 4 (23.53%) SOA

SoapUI
Top Related 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 7 (41.18%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
2 9 (52.94%) JIRA
3 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
4 7 (41.18%) Ant
4 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (11.76%) JMeter
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.88%) Geb
6 1 (5.88%) NetBeans
6 1 (5.88%) NUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Sahi
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (5.88%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (5.88%) WATIR
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Developer in Test
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) HTML5
6 4 (23.53%) J2EE
6 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) JSP
7 3 (17.65%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Ajax
8 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Spring Security
9 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
2 3 (17.65%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) Web Development
5 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
5 5 (29.41%) Microservices
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Android Development
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.88%) API Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SDET
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Canoo
3 1 (5.88%) IBM