The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / East Midlands
Rank 86 89 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.94% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.93% 4.71% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £400 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £265 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £336
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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 236 170 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.81% 10.50% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 115 117
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
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 East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the East Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the East Midlands

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £375 +22.44% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £431 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 16 (69.57%) SOAP
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) JMeter
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) API Testing
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
7 8 (34.78%) Analytics
7 8 (34.78%) User Stories
7 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
7 8 (34.78%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) JSON
8 7 (30.43%) Time Management
9 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
10 5 (21.74%) ISEB
10 5 (21.74%) REST
10 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
11 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Groovy
11 4 (17.39%) Pega
11 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
11 4 (17.39%) NUnit
12 3 (13.04%) TDD

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) JMeter
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) NUnit
4 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) TestNG
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) Hudson
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
6 1 (4.35%) Maven
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Test Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Lead
3 4 (17.39%) QA Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) SOAP
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) API Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) Analytics
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (34.78%) User Stories
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
5 7 (30.43%) Time Management
6 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Load Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Pega
2 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat