Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 10 July 2020 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
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 132 137
Rank change year-on-year +48 +5 +12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 34 64 62
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 1.49% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.88% 7.54% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 41
Median daily rate £450 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -9.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £375 £311 £344
90th Percentile £538 £540 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +112.12% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 383 849 853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.28% 19.82% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 461 535
Median daily rate £458 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £333 £330 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 25
Median hourly rate £46.25 £45.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.29% +20.57% -8.54%
10th Percentile £23.00 £21.25 £21.80
90th Percentile £58.35 £50.00 £57.56
Median hourly rate £40.00 £44.96 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.03% +5.78% +0.59%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SoapUI as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SoapUI in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SoapUI in the East of England over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SoapUI in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. 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
Essex +15 32 £450 -
Hertfordshire +30 1 - -
Suffolk +9 1 £600 +69.01%
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 32 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 28 (82.35%) Java
3 24 (70.59%) Selenium
4 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (67.65%) TDD
5 20 (58.82%) SOAP
6 18 (52.94%) BDD
7 17 (50.00%) Microservices
8 16 (47.06%) Integration Testing
9 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
10 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
10 14 (41.18%) Spring
11 13 (38.24%) Scrum
12 12 (35.29%) API Testing
13 11 (32.35%) Product Roadmap
13 11 (32.35%) Product Backlog
13 11 (32.35%) SQL
13 11 (32.35%) QA
13 11 (32.35%) Kanban
13 11 (32.35%) User Stories
14 10 (29.41%) Oracle
15 9 (26.47%) Web Services
15 9 (26.47%) Unix
15 9 (26.47%) JIRA
16 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
16 8 (23.53%) Zephyr
16 8 (23.53%) J2SE
16 8 (23.53%) ISEB
16 8 (23.53%) REST Assured
16 8 (23.53%) Spring Boot

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Cucumber
3 9 (26.47%) JIRA
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 8 (23.53%) REST Assured
4 8 (23.53%) Zephyr
5 7 (20.59%) JMeter
6 5 (14.71%) Cypress.io
7 3 (8.82%) LoadUI
8 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Subversion
9 1 (2.94%) Appium
9 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.94%) Maven
9 1 (2.94%) TestRail
9 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.65%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Tester
2 10 (29.41%) Senior Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Tester
4 6 (17.65%) QA Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Test Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Integration Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.94%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) SOAP
2 14 (41.18%) Spring
3 9 (26.47%) Web Services
4 8 (23.53%) J2SE
4 8 (23.53%) Spring Boot
5 5 (14.71%) WebdriverIO
6 4 (11.76%) JMS
6 4 (11.76%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) J2EE
7 3 (8.82%) Middleware
8 2 (5.88%) JSON
8 2 (5.88%) REST
9 1 (2.94%) .NET
9 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) HTML
9 1 (2.94%) RESTful
9 1 (2.94%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) TDD
3 18 (52.94%) BDD
4 17 (50.00%) Microservices
5 16 (47.06%) Integration Testing
6 14 (41.18%) Performance Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Scrum
8 12 (35.29%) API Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Kanban
9 11 (32.35%) Product Backlog
9 11 (32.35%) Product Roadmap
9 11 (32.35%) User Stories
10 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
12 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Open Source
12 4 (11.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Java 8
5 3 (8.82%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 3 (8.82%) Terraform
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) WSO2
3 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.88%) Progress
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) SAP