Period
to 5 May 2021

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 6 months to 5 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 450 420 445
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 +5
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 150 204 454
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 2.38% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 135 283
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
25th Percentile £378 £366 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £439 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +3.24% - +3.66%
75th Percentile £510 £541 £488
90th Percentile £549 £600 £553
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £37.50 - £38.00

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,475 8,575 17,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.84% 17.88% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,015 5,938 12,195
10th Percentile £341 £338 £338
25th Percentile £406 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £498 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -0.50% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £482
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.68% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 132 241
10th Percentile £25.00 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £39.06 £37.00
Median hourly rate £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.74% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56.50 £53.98 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £65.10 £55.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% +3.95%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SoapUI in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SoapUI in England

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 5 May 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
London -20 67 £450 -12.20% 8
Midlands +22 21 £363 +26.09% 1
North of England +18 20 £450 +12.50% 4
South East +42 18 £425 +11.55% 8
West Midlands +15 17 £363 -19.44% 1
Yorkshire +24 13 £475 +5.56% 2
East of England +14 9 £450 -11.33% 1
South West +36 6 £463 -7.50%
North East +24 5 £440 -2.22%
East Midlands +16 4 - -
North West +11 2 £300 -20.00% 2
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 England region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 100 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 87 (58.00%) Postman
3 78 (52.00%) Java
3 78 (52.00%) SOAP
4 77 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (50.00%) Selenium
6 53 (35.33%) JIRA
7 50 (33.33%) SQL
7 50 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 40 (26.67%) XML
9 39 (26.00%) QA
10 37 (24.67%) BDD
11 35 (23.33%) Cucumber
11 35 (23.33%) Social Skills
12 34 (22.67%) JSON
12 34 (22.67%) Web Services
13 33 (22.00%) C#
14 32 (21.33%) Confluence
14 32 (21.33%) API Testing
15 29 (19.33%) Waterfall
15 29 (19.33%) Oracle
16 28 (18.67%) JMeter
17 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
18 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
19 25 (16.67%) Azure
19 25 (16.67%) DevOps
20 23 (15.33%) REST
21 22 (14.67%) Test Scripting
21 22 (14.67%) .NET
22 21 (14.00%) Unix

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 32 (21.33%) Confluence
2 8 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.67%) Mule
4 6 (4.00%) Anypoint
4 6 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.33%) IBM Domino
5 5 (3.33%) Mule ESB
5 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.00%) Apache
6 3 (2.00%) CMS
6 3 (2.00%) JBoss
7 2 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.67%) Jetty
8 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) SAP FI-CA
1 12 (8.00%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (2.00%) Magento
3 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.67%) Azure
2 8 (5.33%) AWS
3 5 (3.33%) Boomi
3 5 (3.33%) GitHub
4 3 (2.00%) CloudBees
4 3 (2.00%) SaaS
4 3 (2.00%) Serverless
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.33%) Slack
5 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.67%) GCP
6 1 (0.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.67%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) FTP
3 2 (1.33%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.33%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) DB2
7 2 (1.33%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.67%) MS Access
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.67%) Power BI
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 87 (58.00%) Postman
2 75 (50.00%) Selenium
3 53 (35.33%) JIRA
4 50 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 35 (23.33%) Cucumber
6 28 (18.67%) JMeter
7 18 (12.00%) Git (software)
7 18 (12.00%) Maven
7 18 (12.00%) REST Assured
8 15 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 15 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 12 (8.00%) JUnit
10 10 (6.67%) Appium
11 9 (6.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (4.00%) HP UFT
12 6 (4.00%) Robot Framework
12 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.33%) Cypress.io
13 5 (3.33%) XMLSpy
14 4 (2.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (23.33%) Social Skills
2 15 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Retail
6 3 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.33%) Finance
7 2 (1.33%) Local Government
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Tester
2 32 (21.33%) Automation Tester
2 32 (21.33%) Developer
3 17 (11.33%) Analyst
3 17 (11.33%) Test Analyst
4 15 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Test Manager
6 10 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Integration Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Performance Tester
8 8 (5.33%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) SAP Test Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
11 5 (3.33%) MuleSoft Developer
11 5 (3.33%) QA Specialist
11 5 (3.33%) SOA Developer
11 5 (3.33%) Test Specialist
12 4 (2.67%) Automation Test Lead
12 4 (2.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (52.00%) SOAP
2 40 (26.67%) XML
3 34 (22.67%) JSON
3 34 (22.67%) Web Services
4 23 (15.33%) REST
5 22 (14.67%) .NET
6 15 (10.00%) RESTful
7 12 (8.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (6.67%) J2EE
8 10 (6.67%) XSLT
9 9 (6.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (6.00%) Gherkin
10 8 (5.33%) React
11 7 (4.67%) RAML
12 6 (4.00%) Middleware
12 6 (4.00%) Swagger
12 6 (4.00%) WebdriverIO
12 6 (4.00%) WSDL
12 6 (4.00%) XSD
13 5 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.33%) NHS
2 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.00%) PlayStation
4 2 (1.33%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) Smart City
5 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.00%) Unix
2 18 (12.00%) Windows
3 17 (11.33%) Linux
4 11 (7.33%) Android
4 11 (7.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.00%) CentOS
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 77 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.67%) BDD
4 32 (21.33%) API Testing
5 29 (19.33%) Waterfall
6 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
7 25 (16.67%) DevOps
8 22 (14.67%) Test Scripting
9 21 (14.00%) Scrum
10 20 (13.33%) Defect Management
11 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (12.67%) SOA
12 16 (10.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (10.67%) Regression Testing
12 16 (10.67%) TDD
12 16 (10.67%) Unit Testing
13 15 (10.00%) Test Strategy
14 13 (8.67%) V-Model
15 12 (8.00%) Integration Testing
15 12 (8.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (52.00%) Java
2 50 (33.33%) SQL
3 33 (22.00%) C#
4 18 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.33%) Python
7 13 (8.67%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.00%) Java 8
10 4 (2.67%) VB
11 3 (2.00%) C
11 3 (2.00%) C++
11 3 (2.00%) Groovy
11 3 (2.00%) Perl
11 3 (2.00%) PHP
12 2 (1.33%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.33%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.67%) ISEB
3 13 (8.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (8.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.00%) Degree
5 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) CloudHub
1 5 (3.33%) Puppet
2 4 (2.67%) HP ALM
2 4 (2.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.00%) Ansible
3 3 (2.00%) Rancher
4 2 (1.33%) Kibana
4 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.67%) Giant Swarm
5 1 (0.67%) Grafana
5 1 (0.67%) Graphite
5 1 (0.67%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) logstash
5 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) Oracle
2 16 (10.67%) MuleSoft
3 13 (8.67%) SAP
4 5 (3.33%) Altova
4 5 (3.33%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.33%) HP
4 5 (3.33%) IBM
4 5 (3.33%) Xerox
5 4 (2.67%) Dell
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.00%) Apple
6 3 (2.00%) hybris
6 3 (2.00%) Informatica
7 2 (1.33%) Perfecto Mobile
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.33%) Splunk
7 2 (1.33%) WSO2
8 1 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.67%) New Relic