Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 128 164
Rank change year-on-year +11 +36 +24
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 80 59 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 1.31% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.14% 8.48% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 39 18
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +40.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £255
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 875 696 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.53% 15.43% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 408 418
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £268
90th Percentile £600 £540 £550
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 67
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £31.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.78
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the East of England

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI in the East of England.

Contractor 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 20 January 2018. 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 +12 30 £513 +7.89% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 27 £325 -18.75% 2
Bedfordshire -3 19 £488 +23.81% 1
Hertfordshire -17 2 £500 +62.21%
Suffolk - 2 £450 - 1
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (62.50%) Java
3 48 (60.00%) SOAP
3 48 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 45 (56.25%) JIRA
5 43 (53.75%) Selenium
5 43 (53.75%) TDD
6 40 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (48.75%) Scrum
7 39 (48.75%) Web Services
8 38 (47.50%) Cucumber
8 38 (47.50%) Jenkins
9 36 (45.00%) Maven
10 33 (41.25%) JUnit
11 32 (40.00%) BDD
12 29 (36.25%) Kanban
12 29 (36.25%) Finance
13 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
14 27 (33.75%) Confluence
14 27 (33.75%) Defect Management
15 26 (32.50%) SDET
16 25 (31.25%) Atlassian
16 25 (31.25%) XML
17 24 (30.00%) JBehave
18 23 (28.75%) RESTful
19 22 (27.50%) Oracle
19 22 (27.50%) Python
19 22 (27.50%) SDLC
20 21 (26.25%) SOA
20 21 (26.25%) Middleware

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 27 (33.75%) Confluence
2 17 (21.25%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.25%) JBoss
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
6 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.50%) Apache
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.25%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) ATM
2 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) DB2
5 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (56.25%) JIRA
2 43 (53.75%) Selenium
3 38 (47.50%) Cucumber
3 38 (47.50%) Jenkins
4 36 (45.00%) Maven
5 33 (41.25%) JUnit
6 28 (35.00%) Git (software)
7 24 (30.00%) JBehave
8 21 (26.25%) TeamCity
9 20 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (23.75%) SpecFlow
11 17 (21.25%) Ant
11 17 (21.25%) WebDriver
12 15 (18.75%) JMeter
13 12 (15.00%) Zephyr
14 11 (13.75%) TestNG
15 6 (7.50%) Gradle
15 6 (7.50%) Subversion
16 5 (6.25%) Robot Framework
17 4 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.75%) Retail
3 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 9 (11.25%) Marketing
4 8 (10.00%) Electronics
4 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Developer
2 18 (22.50%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Test Analyst
3 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Tester
4 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Developer in Test
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Tester
6 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Agile Tester
8 5 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Test Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) SOAP
2 39 (48.75%) Web Services
3 25 (31.25%) XML
4 23 (28.75%) RESTful
5 21 (26.25%) Middleware
6 20 (25.00%) Spring
7 19 (23.75%) J2EE
8 16 (20.00%) JSON
9 11 (13.75%) jQuery
10 10 (12.50%) .NET
11 8 (10.00%) REST
12 7 (8.75%) .NET Framework
12 7 (8.75%) Ajax
12 7 (8.75%) AngularJS
12 7 (8.75%) Java EE
13 6 (7.50%) CSS
13 6 (7.50%) HTML
13 6 (7.50%) JAX-WS
13 6 (7.50%) JPA
13 6 (7.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.00%) RIA
4 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) DataPower
6 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Unix
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 43 (53.75%) TDD
4 40 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (48.75%) Scrum
6 32 (40.00%) BDD
7 29 (36.25%) Kanban
8 27 (33.75%) Defect Management
9 26 (32.50%) SDET
10 22 (27.50%) SDLC
11 21 (26.25%) SOA
12 16 (20.00%) ATDD
12 16 (20.00%) Mentoring
13 15 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (18.75%) E-Commerce
13 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 14 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
16 12 (15.00%) Test Management
17 11 (13.75%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) Java
2 22 (27.50%) Python
3 21 (26.25%) Perl
3 21 (26.25%) Ruby
3 21 (26.25%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) C#
5 12 (15.00%) Groovy
6 11 (13.75%) PL/SQL
7 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.50%) C
9 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) ISEB
2 4 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.25%) Ansible
2 5 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Atlassian
2 22 (27.50%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) HP
4 8 (10.00%) SAP
5 5 (6.25%) CA
5 5 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 2 (2.50%) WSO2
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) Sonatype