The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 29 April 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.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK / England
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 412 464
Rank change year-on-year +3 +52  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 184 217 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 2.86% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 141 95
Median daily rate £350 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £363
% change year-on-year -14.89% +13.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7641 7595 6573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.57% 14.78% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5203 5200 4259
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 148 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in England over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South East -16 39 £335 -21.17% 7
London -39 37 £384 -8.63% 10
East of England +18 33 £400 +14.28% 10
West Midlands +29 20 £475 -5.00%
North East - 19 £325 - 2
Yorkshire +27 12 £280 -17.94% 1
South West +15 12 £350 -22.22% 3
North West +41 6 £275 -31.25% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £375 +22.44% 5
Midlands +8 2 £300 -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 England region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 263 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (61.73%) Selenium
3 220 (56.12%) Java
4 206 (52.55%) SOAP
5 143 (36.48%) Web Services
5 143 (36.48%) Test Automation
6 141 (35.97%) QA
7 134 (34.18%) Scrum
8 123 (31.38%) JIRA
9 117 (29.85%) SQL
10 111 (28.32%) BDD
10 111 (28.32%) Jenkins
11 99 (25.26%) Cucumber
12 93 (23.72%) WebDriver
13 92 (23.47%) Test Scripting
14 91 (23.21%) TDD
15 88 (22.45%) API Testing
16 83 (21.17%) Git (software)
17 80 (20.41%) Automated Testing
18 78 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
19 73 (18.62%) Groovy
19 73 (18.62%) RESTful
20 71 (18.11%) Performance Testing
20 71 (18.11%) XML
21 70 (17.86%) JMeter
22 68 (17.35%) Maven
23 67 (17.09%) Integration Testing
23 67 (17.09%) Automation Testing
23 67 (17.09%) Defect Management
24 66 (16.84%) Gherkin

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 57 (14.54%) Confluence
2 26 (6.63%) WebLogic
3 23 (5.87%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.32%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.81%) JBoss
7 7 (1.79%) Apache
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.26%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.34%) GitHub
3 14 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.30%) Sauce Labs
5 8 (2.04%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.02%) vREST
7 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) Firebase
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.85%) HTTP
2 15 (3.83%) SSL
3 13 (3.32%) PuTTY
4 9 (2.30%) Internet
4 9 (2.30%) WinSCP
5 5 (1.28%) FTP
5 5 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 14 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.53%) MySQL
6 5 (1.28%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.02%) DB2
7 4 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.77%) Big Data
8 3 (0.77%) DbVisualizer
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.51%) Redis
9 2 (0.51%) RethinkDB
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 242 (61.73%) Selenium
2 123 (31.38%) JIRA
3 111 (28.32%) Jenkins
4 99 (25.26%) Cucumber
5 93 (23.72%) WebDriver
6 83 (21.17%) Git (software)
7 70 (17.86%) JMeter
8 68 (17.35%) Maven
9 52 (13.27%) LoadRunner
10 49 (12.50%) JUnit
11 45 (11.48%) Ant
12 34 (8.67%) HP UFT
13 27 (6.89%) SpecFlow
14 25 (6.38%) Subversion
14 25 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (6.12%) TeamCity
16 18 (4.59%) Eclipse
17 17 (4.34%) JBehave
18 16 (4.08%) TestNG
19 15 (3.83%) NUnit
General
1 57 (14.54%) Finance
2 23 (5.87%) Marketing
3 21 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 20 (5.10%) Banking
5 18 (4.59%) Electronics
5 18 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 17 (4.34%) Retail
7 7 (1.79%) Games
8 5 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
10 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 122 (31.12%) Analyst
1 122 (31.12%) Tester
2 111 (28.32%) Test Analyst
3 77 (19.64%) Developer
4 65 (16.58%) Automation Tester
5 41 (10.46%) Java Developer
6 39 (9.95%) Automation Test Analyst
7 35 (8.93%) QA Tester
8 33 (8.42%) Test Engineer
9 25 (6.38%) Selenium Tester
10 23 (5.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 22 (5.61%) Test Leader
12 21 (5.36%) Java Automation Tester
13 18 (4.59%) SOA Developer
13 18 (4.59%) Software Tester
14 15 (3.83%) Agile Developer
14 15 (3.83%) QA Analyst
14 15 (3.83%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 14 (3.57%) Automation Test Lead
16 12 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (52.55%) SOAP
2 143 (36.48%) Web Services
3 73 (18.62%) RESTful
4 71 (18.11%) XML
5 66 (16.84%) Gherkin
6 64 (16.33%) JSON
7 51 (13.01%) REST
8 41 (10.46%) Spring
9 37 (9.44%) XSD
10 35 (8.93%) HTML
11 33 (8.42%) .NET
12 30 (7.65%) CSS
13 26 (6.63%) Hibernate
13 26 (6.63%) Middleware
14 22 (5.61%) WSDL
15 19 (4.85%) J2EE
16 18 (4.59%) XSLT
17 15 (3.83%) JSON Schema
18 12 (3.06%) JDBC
19 10 (2.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.55%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.28%) iPad
7 4 (1.02%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.51%) Replication
9 1 (0.26%) DataPower
9 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.26%) EPoS
9 1 (0.26%) iPhone
9 1 (0.26%) Online Games
9 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.03%) Linux
2 46 (11.73%) Unix
3 28 (7.14%) Windows
4 16 (4.08%) Android
5 15 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (67.09%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (36.48%) Test Automation
3 134 (34.18%) Scrum
4 111 (28.32%) BDD
5 92 (23.47%) Test Scripting
6 91 (23.21%) TDD
7 88 (22.45%) API Testing
8 80 (20.41%) Automated Testing
9 78 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (18.11%) Performance Testing
11 67 (17.09%) Automation Testing
11 67 (17.09%) Defect Management
11 67 (17.09%) Integration Testing
12 66 (16.84%) Kanban
13 63 (16.07%) User Stories
14 62 (15.82%) Test Strategy
15 60 (15.31%) SOA
16 52 (13.27%) DevOps
17 49 (12.50%) Unit Testing
18 48 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 220 (56.12%) Java
2 117 (29.85%) SQL
3 73 (18.62%) Groovy
4 56 (14.29%) C#
5 54 (13.78%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.01%) Python
7 33 (8.42%) Scala
8 20 (5.10%) Ruby
9 17 (4.34%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.81%) C
12 10 (2.55%) Perl
13 9 (2.30%) F#
14 7 (1.79%) VBScript
15 5 (1.28%) AspectJ
15 5 (1.28%) VB
15 5 (1.28%) XPath
16 4 (1.02%) PHP
16 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (12.76%) ISEB
2 44 (11.22%) ISTQB
3 26 (6.63%) Security Cleared
4 21 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (5.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 6 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (35.97%) QA
2 17 (4.34%) SDET
3 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (2.30%) vSphere
2 6 (1.53%) Docker
3 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (5.10%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.32%) Ansible
3 9 (2.30%) vRealize
4 5 (1.28%) Kibana
4 5 (1.28%) logstash
5 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.77%) Grafana
6 3 (0.77%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.51%) Consul
7 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.26%) Ambari
8 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.26%) Nagios
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView
8 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (14.54%) Oracle
2 45 (11.48%) Atlassian
3 44 (11.22%) HP
4 43 (10.97%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.59%) SAP
6 14 (3.57%) IBM
7 12 (3.06%) MuleSoft
7 12 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.06%) VMware
7 12 (3.06%) WSO2
8 7 (1.79%) hybris
9 6 (1.53%) Google
10 5 (1.28%) Pega
11 4 (1.02%) Guidewire
11 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.77%) ATG
12 3 (0.77%) webMethods
13 2 (0.51%) Adobe
13 2 (0.51%) Capita
13 2 (0.51%) Software AG
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