Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 463 473 495
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 +78
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 390 454 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.47% 2.91% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 288 261
England median daily rate £400 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.43% +12.86%
10th Percentile £272 £300 £258
90th Percentile £556 £507 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £400 £395
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.27% +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
England median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.81% +20.00%
UK median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.81% -65.71%

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 15764 15606 13629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.87% 15.38% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 10718 8969
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £270
90th Percentile £594 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 275 223
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.78 £21.52
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.40 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74% -2.01%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 -61 111 £450 +12.50% 19
North of England +92 69 £300 -7.69% 10
South East -38 63 £338 -21.05% 13
Midlands +31 57 £413 -15.38% 3
East of England +24 54 £400 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +37 44 £450 -7.69% 2
South West +28 35 £372 +9.41% 5
Yorkshire +34 32 £300 -7.69% 2
North East +64 19 £325 +19.27% 2
North West +38 18 £300 -29.41% 6
East Midlands -11 11 £388 +29.17% 1
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 243 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (59.74%) Test Automation
3 200 (51.28%) SOAP
4 192 (49.23%) Selenium
5 188 (48.21%) Java
6 133 (34.10%) Scrum
7 130 (33.33%) Web Services
8 128 (32.82%) SQL
9 109 (27.95%) JIRA
10 106 (27.18%) QA
11 100 (25.64%) API Testing
12 95 (24.36%) Jenkins
13 88 (22.56%) JMeter
14 86 (22.05%) TDD
15 84 (21.54%) Performance Testing
16 82 (21.03%) Test Scripting
17 80 (20.51%) BDD
18 76 (19.49%) XML
19 74 (18.97%) Linux
20 72 (18.46%) Git (software)
21 71 (18.21%) Finance
22 67 (17.18%) HP
23 65 (16.67%) SOA
23 65 (16.67%) Cucumber
24 64 (16.41%) JSON
24 64 (16.41%) Oracle
25 63 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
25 63 (16.15%) Kanban
26 61 (15.64%) User Stories
27 59 (15.13%) ISEB

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 45 (11.54%) Confluence
2 21 (5.38%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.36%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 9 (2.31%) JBoss
7 8 (2.05%) Mule
8 4 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.77%) nginx
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.26%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.03%) BrowserStack
3 4 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.03%) GitHub
4 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.77%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.26%) Firebase
6 1 (0.26%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.41%) HTTP
2 20 (5.13%) SSL
3 14 (3.59%) PuTTY
4 13 (3.33%) WinSCP
5 3 (0.77%) Internet
6 2 (0.51%) AMQP
6 2 (0.51%) FTP
6 2 (0.51%) Intranet
6 2 (0.51%) SMS
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Skype
7 1 (0.26%) SNMP
7 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.87%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (3.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.77%) Big Data
10 3 (0.77%) DB2
10 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.77%) HBase
10 3 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.51%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 192 (49.23%) Selenium
2 109 (27.95%) JIRA
3 95 (24.36%) Jenkins
4 88 (22.56%) JMeter
5 72 (18.46%) Git (software)
6 65 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 52 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 50 (12.82%) Maven
9 49 (12.56%) LoadRunner
10 40 (10.26%) Subversion
11 37 (9.49%) JUnit
12 36 (9.23%) HP UFT
13 35 (8.97%) Ant
14 32 (8.21%) LoadUI
15 27 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (6.15%) TeamCity
17 23 (5.90%) SpecFlow
18 21 (5.38%) Eclipse
19 19 (4.87%) TestNG
20 16 (4.10%) Toad
General
1 71 (18.21%) Finance
2 27 (6.92%) Banking
3 18 (4.62%) Retail
3 18 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.36%) Marketing
5 12 (3.08%) Electronics
5 12 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.28%) Back Office
7 4 (1.03%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (34.87%) Analyst
2 126 (32.31%) Test Analyst
3 106 (27.18%) Tester
4 74 (18.97%) Developer
5 56 (14.36%) Automation Tester
6 31 (7.95%) Test Engineer
7 30 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 27 (6.92%) Performance Analyst
8 27 (6.92%) Performance Test Analyst
9 26 (6.67%) QA Tester
9 26 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
10 25 (6.41%) Automation Test Analyst
11 24 (6.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 21 (5.38%) Agile Developer
13 19 (4.87%) Senior Developer
13 19 (4.87%) SOA Developer
14 18 (4.62%) Test Leader
15 17 (4.36%) Agile Tester
16 16 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (4.10%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (51.28%) SOAP
2 130 (33.33%) Web Services
3 76 (19.49%) XML
4 64 (16.41%) JSON
5 56 (14.36%) Middleware
6 50 (12.82%) REST
6 50 (12.82%) RESTful
7 42 (10.77%) XSD
8 39 (10.00%) Gherkin
9 37 (9.49%) WSDL
10 36 (9.23%) Spring
11 32 (8.21%) .NET
12 27 (6.92%) JSON Schema
13 24 (6.15%) Hibernate
14 23 (5.90%) XSLT
15 20 (5.13%) HTML
16 17 (4.36%) CSS
17 14 (3.59%) JPA
18 13 (3.33%) AngularJS
18 13 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.05%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.28%) iPad
8 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.51%) Clustering
10 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.51%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.51%) Equities
10 2 (0.51%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.51%) IVR
10 2 (0.51%) Replication
11 1 (0.26%) DataPower
11 1 (0.26%) iPhone
11 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.97%) Linux
2 47 (12.05%) Unix
3 30 (7.69%) Windows
4 25 (6.41%) Mac OS X
5 19 (4.87%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.33%) Android
7 13 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (3.08%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.77%) Solaris
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.26%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (59.74%) Test Automation
3 133 (34.10%) Scrum
4 100 (25.64%) API Testing
5 86 (22.05%) TDD
6 84 (21.54%) Performance Testing
7 82 (21.03%) Test Scripting
8 80 (20.51%) BDD
9 65 (16.67%) SOA
10 63 (16.15%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (16.15%) Kanban
11 61 (15.64%) User Stories
12 58 (14.87%) Defect Management
13 57 (14.62%) Test Strategy
14 52 (13.33%) Software Testing
15 51 (13.08%) Exploratory Testing
15 51 (13.08%) SDLC
16 46 (11.79%) DevOps
17 44 (11.28%) Integration Testing
18 37 (9.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (48.21%) Java
2 128 (32.82%) SQL
3 58 (14.87%) Groovy
4 46 (11.79%) C#
5 36 (9.23%) JavaScript
6 34 (8.72%) Python
7 28 (7.18%) Scala
8 19 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.33%) F#
9 13 (3.33%) Ruby
10 12 (3.08%) C
11 10 (2.56%) VBScript
12 8 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.79%) PHP
13 7 (1.79%) XPath
14 6 (1.54%) VB
15 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.03%) Perl
17 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (15.13%) ISEB
2 51 (13.08%) ISTQB
3 28 (7.18%) Security Cleared
4 24 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.54%) Degree
9 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (27.18%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) EMIR
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (3.33%) vSphere
2 5 (1.28%) Docker
2 5 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (7.44%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (4.36%) Ansible
3 13 (3.33%) vRealize
4 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.77%) Nagios
6 2 (0.51%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.51%) Kibana
6 2 (0.51%) logstash
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Ambari
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) Puppet
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (17.18%) HP
2 64 (16.41%) Oracle
3 47 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 28 (7.18%) Atlassian
5 21 (5.38%) WSO2
6 18 (4.62%) VMware
7 16 (4.10%) MuleSoft
7 16 (4.10%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.59%) IBM
9 13 (3.33%) SAP
10 6 (1.54%) CA
10 6 (1.54%) hybris
10 6 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.28%) ATG
11 5 (1.28%) webMethods
12 4 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.77%) Perforce
13 3 (0.77%) SOASTA, Inc
14 2 (0.51%) Adobe
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