Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 68 157
Rank change year-on-year -58 +89 -19
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 15 22 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 1.79% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 8.24% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 17
10th Percentile " £399 £340
25th Percentile £413 £420 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £485 £519 £518
90th Percentile £500 £538 £540
England median daily rate £446 £435 £406
% change year-on-year +2.53% +7.08% -0.61%

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 511 267 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.42% 21.72% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 157 429
10th Percentile £325 £303 £313
25th Percentile £413 £381 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £575 £525 £506
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 23
10th Percentile £26.77 £43.00 £12.60
25th Percentile £35.50 " £28.63
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £50.00 £49.38 £48.50
90th Percentile £59.67 £57.20 £49.90
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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
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 27 October 2021. 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 -31 10 £425 -5.56%
Hertfordshire - 4 £525 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 10 (66.67%) XML
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) REST
3 9 (60.00%) API Testing
4 8 (53.33%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (53.33%) Confluence
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 7 (46.67%) Postman
6 6 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
6 6 (40.00%) REST Assured
6 6 (40.00%) WireMock
6 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (33.33%) JMeter
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
8 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
9 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
9 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (20.00%) Power Platform
9 3 (20.00%) User Stories
9 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing

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 8 (53.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (13.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Event Grid
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Power BI
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mart
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) Postman
4 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) REST Assured
5 5 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (26.67%) Public Sector
1 4 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 10 (66.67%) XML
3 9 (60.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) WireMock
5 3 (20.00%) JMS
5 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) Flash
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) API Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Data-Driven Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Xerox
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle