Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 541 374 436
Rank change year-on-year -167 +62 +47
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 235 618 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 3.06% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 360 359
England median daily rate £408 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +1.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £287 £290 £274
90th Percentile £531 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £406 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% +1.25% +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
England median hourly rate £59.00 £45.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.11% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £45.55 £23.75 £41.35
90th Percentile £70.45 £47.50 £45.20
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 13,117 20,185 17,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.22% 21.22% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,737 13,960 12,364
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 210 272
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.25 £25.41 £29.00
90th Percentile £73.00 £55.10 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 20 November 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2019. 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 -23 74 £425 -5.56% 8
South East -48 60 £360 -11.66% 9
North of England +19 49 £396 +10.07% 28
East of England -20 27 £463 -2.63% 3
North West +9 17 £369 -7.81% 11
North East +26 16 £413 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +24 16 £415 +25.76% 16
South West -23 15 £413 +17.86% 1
Midlands -49 9 £425 +6.25% 8
West Midlands -36 5 £456 +19.28% 8
East Midlands +15 4 £325 -19.65%
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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.

1 160 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (64.68%) Test Automation
3 134 (57.02%) Selenium
4 129 (54.89%) SOAP
5 107 (45.53%) Java
6 85 (36.17%) JIRA
7 79 (33.62%) SQL
8 70 (29.79%) QA
9 68 (28.94%) BDD
10 67 (28.51%) API Testing
11 65 (27.66%) Jenkins
12 64 (27.23%) Cucumber
13 60 (25.53%) Scrum
14 59 (25.11%) Web Services
15 56 (23.83%) JMeter
16 52 (22.13%) TDD
17 49 (20.85%) C#
18 47 (20.00%) Performance Testing
19 46 (19.57%) Integration Testing
20 45 (19.15%) Git (software)
21 44 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (18.72%) XML
22 42 (17.87%) Oracle
22 42 (17.87%) RESTful
23 41 (17.45%) ISTQB
24 40 (17.02%) Test Scripting
25 38 (16.17%) Azure
25 38 (16.17%) User Stories
25 38 (16.17%) .NET
26 36 (15.32%) JavaScript

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 36 (15.32%) Confluence
2 12 (5.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.83%) Mule
4 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.55%) Apache
7 4 (1.70%) JBoss
7 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.28%) Anypoint
8 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.85%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) FileZilla
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.43%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
1 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.17%) Azure
2 23 (9.79%) AWS
3 7 (2.98%) GitHub
4 5 (2.13%) BrowserStack
4 5 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.70%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (0.85%) Lucidchart
6 2 (0.85%) Serverless
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Boomi
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.43%) npm
7 1 (0.43%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) HTTP
2 4 (1.70%) PuTTY
3 3 (1.28%) Internet
3 3 (1.28%) SSL
3 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.85%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) 2G
5 1 (0.43%) 3G
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) ATM
5 1 (0.43%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.43%) IPsec
5 1 (0.43%) MPLS
5 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.43%) SMS
5 1 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.53%) MySQL
3 12 (5.11%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.70%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.28%) DB2
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.85%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 134 (57.02%) Selenium
2 85 (36.17%) JIRA
3 65 (27.66%) Jenkins
4 64 (27.23%) Cucumber
5 56 (23.83%) JMeter
6 45 (19.15%) Git (software)
7 36 (15.32%) SpecFlow
8 30 (12.77%) Maven
9 26 (11.06%) WebDriver
10 19 (8.09%) JUnit
11 18 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (6.81%) HP UFT
12 16 (6.81%) LoadRunner
13 14 (5.96%) Eclipse
14 13 (5.53%) SonarQube
15 11 (4.68%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (4.26%) FitNesse
17 9 (3.83%) Bitbucket
18 8 (3.40%) gulp
18 8 (3.40%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (14.89%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Retail
3 11 (4.68%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.83%) Banking
5 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Billing
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Police
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (27.66%) Analyst
2 54 (22.98%) Test Analyst
3 47 (20.00%) Tester
4 33 (14.04%) Developer
5 25 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 21 (8.94%) Automation Tester
7 15 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
7 15 (6.38%) QA Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.11%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.26%) Developer in Test
12 9 (3.83%) Automation Test Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) MuleSoft Developer
12 9 (3.83%) QA Tester
13 8 (3.40%) Automation Test Lead
14 7 (2.98%) Java Engineer
14 7 (2.98%) Software Developer
15 6 (2.55%) Architect
15 6 (2.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (54.89%) SOAP
2 59 (25.11%) Web Services
3 44 (18.72%) XML
4 42 (17.87%) RESTful
5 38 (16.17%) .NET
6 31 (13.19%) REST
7 29 (12.34%) HTML
7 29 (12.34%) JSON
8 27 (11.49%) CSS
9 23 (9.79%) AngularJS
10 21 (8.94%) Spring
11 14 (5.96%) Gherkin
12 13 (5.53%) Node.js
13 12 (5.11%) Java EE
13 12 (5.11%) Spring Boot
14 11 (4.68%) Middleware
15 10 (4.26%) React
15 10 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (3.83%) GraphQL
17 7 (2.98%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.83%) User Experience
4 6 (2.55%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.85%) DataPower
6 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) Equities
7 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.43%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.77%) Linux
2 25 (10.64%) Unix
3 20 (8.51%) Windows
4 8 (3.40%) CentOS
5 5 (2.13%) Android
5 5 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (68.09%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (64.68%) Test Automation
3 68 (28.94%) BDD
4 67 (28.51%) API Testing
5 60 (25.53%) Scrum
6 52 (22.13%) TDD
7 47 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 46 (19.57%) Integration Testing
9 44 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (17.02%) Test Scripting
11 38 (16.17%) User Stories
12 35 (14.89%) DevOps
13 34 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (14.47%) Regression Testing
14 33 (14.04%) Test Management
15 31 (13.19%) Test Strategy
16 27 (11.49%) Defect Management
16 27 (11.49%) Microservices
17 25 (10.64%) SDET
18 24 (10.21%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (45.53%) Java
2 79 (33.62%) SQL
3 49 (20.85%) C#
4 36 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.51%) Python
6 11 (4.68%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.40%) Groovy
7 8 (3.40%) Java 8
8 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.13%) Perl
10 4 (1.70%) C
10 4 (1.70%) PHP
10 4 (1.70%) Ruby
11 3 (1.28%) F#
11 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
12 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (17.45%) ISTQB
2 35 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 33 (14.04%) ISEB
4 25 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 21 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (4.68%) Degree
7 7 (2.98%) OCPJP
7 7 (2.98%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.85%) SANS
11 1 (0.43%) CCIE
11 1 (0.43%) CCNA
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (29.79%) QA
2 6 (2.55%) GDPR
3 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (8.94%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) vSphere
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.98%) HP ALM
2 7 (2.98%) Kibana
3 4 (1.70%) logstash
4 3 (1.28%) Ansible
4 3 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.28%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.85%) Mesos
5 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.85%) Terraform
5 2 (0.85%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.43%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.43%) Nagios
6 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (17.87%) Oracle
2 21 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.23%) HP
4 12 (5.11%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.68%) Atlassian
5 11 (4.68%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.40%) webMethods
7 7 (2.98%) IBM
7 7 (2.98%) Sun
8 4 (1.70%) Software AG
9 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.28%) VMware
10 2 (0.85%) Acunetix
10 2 (0.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.85%) Demandware
10 2 (0.85%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.85%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.43%) Google
11 1 (0.43%) hybris
11 1 (0.43%) WSO2