Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 451 415 472
Rank change year-on-year -36 +57 -3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 391 553 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.38% 2.88% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 338 265
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £272
90th Percentile £540 £538 £556
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.06% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.12% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +115.15% - -

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 16,441 19,170 15,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.52% 20.17% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,905 13,263 10,735
England median daily rate £480 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £343 £325 £306
90th Percentile £638 £619 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 224 306
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.78% - -
10th Percentile £23.93 £25.66 £28.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £60.66 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -

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 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +5 123 £430 +1.18% 9
North of England +22 74 £420 +25.37% 17
East of England +16 68 £405 -14.74% 9
South East -75 60 £400 +5.12% 12
Midlands +8 43 £425 +3.98% 7
West Midlands +13 36 £425 +3.03% 4
Yorkshire +20 31 £380 +21.60% 8
North West +18 25 £421 +14.11% 9
South West -22 24 £425 +41.67% 5
North East +33 18 £425 -26.09%
East Midlands +13 5 £388 +1.97% 3
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 237 (60.61%) Test Automation
2 233 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (54.73%) Selenium
4 198 (50.64%) SOAP
5 190 (48.59%) Java
6 136 (34.78%) JIRA
7 124 (31.71%) SQL
8 122 (31.20%) Jenkins
9 121 (30.95%) Cucumber
10 110 (28.13%) Scrum
11 107 (27.37%) BDD
12 98 (25.06%) TDD
13 95 (24.30%) JMeter
13 95 (24.30%) QA
14 90 (23.02%) Oracle
14 90 (23.02%) Microservices
15 88 (22.51%) Git (software)
16 84 (21.48%) Web Services
17 83 (21.23%) XML
17 83 (21.23%) API Testing
18 80 (20.46%) Unix
19 76 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
20 71 (18.16%) Test Scripting
20 71 (18.16%) C#
21 70 (17.90%) Confluence
22 69 (17.65%) JSON
23 68 (17.39%) User Stories
23 68 (17.39%) Linux
24 66 (16.88%) ISTQB
25 64 (16.37%) Spring

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 70 (17.90%) Confluence
2 22 (5.63%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.79%) CMS
6 7 (1.79%) JBoss
7 6 (1.53%) Mule
8 5 (1.28%) nginx
8 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.02%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.77%) Apache
10 3 (0.77%) Appian
11 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) FileZilla
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.26%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (1.02%) SAP PSCD
2 3 (0.77%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.30%) BrowserStack
4 8 (2.05%) GitHub
5 7 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
6 6 (1.53%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.02%) Tricentis Tosca
8 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Boomi
9 2 (0.51%) IaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.51%) npm
9 2 (0.51%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 2 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.81%) Internet
2 8 (2.05%) HTTP
3 6 (1.53%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.02%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.02%) SSL
5 3 (0.77%) SSH
6 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) ATM
7 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) Intranet
7 1 (0.26%) MPLS
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.51%) MySQL
2 40 (10.23%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.37%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.84%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.56%) Pentaho
7 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.79%) Impala
9 6 (1.53%) Big Data
10 5 (1.28%) DB2
11 4 (1.02%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.02%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.77%) Blockchain
12 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.77%) HBase
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.51%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 214 (54.73%) Selenium
2 136 (34.78%) JIRA
3 122 (31.20%) Jenkins
4 121 (30.95%) Cucumber
5 95 (24.30%) JMeter
6 88 (22.51%) Git (software)
7 50 (12.79%) JUnit
8 44 (11.25%) WebDriver
9 32 (8.18%) Maven
10 27 (6.91%) LoadRunner
11 22 (5.63%) SpecFlow
11 22 (5.63%) Visual Studio
12 20 (5.12%) Toad
13 19 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (4.60%) HP UFT
15 15 (3.84%) Subversion
16 13 (3.32%) Bitbucket
16 13 (3.32%) TestRail
17 12 (3.07%) Gatling
17 12 (3.07%) Zephyr
General
1 46 (11.76%) Finance
2 26 (6.65%) Retail
3 20 (5.12%) Banking
4 6 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.28%) Automotive
5 5 (1.28%) Local Government
6 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.02%) Games
7 3 (0.77%) Advertising
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (26.85%) Analyst
2 95 (24.30%) Tester
3 94 (24.04%) Test Analyst
4 91 (23.27%) Developer
5 55 (14.07%) Java Developer
6 45 (11.51%) Automation Tester
7 29 (7.42%) Test Engineer
8 21 (5.37%) Test Leader
9 20 (5.12%) QA Tester
10 19 (4.86%) Automation Test Lead
11 17 (4.35%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.09%) Automation Test Analyst
12 16 (4.09%) Lead Java Developer
13 15 (3.84%) Test Automation Engineer
14 14 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (3.58%) QA Engineer
15 11 (2.81%) Developer in Test
15 11 (2.81%) Manual Tester
15 11 (2.81%) QA Leader
16 10 (2.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (50.64%) SOAP
2 84 (21.48%) Web Services
3 83 (21.23%) XML
4 69 (17.65%) JSON
5 64 (16.37%) Spring
6 63 (16.11%) REST
7 57 (14.58%) RESTful
8 48 (12.28%) .NET
9 42 (10.74%) Spring Boot
10 31 (7.93%) AngularJS
11 29 (7.42%) CSS
12 26 (6.65%) HTML
13 18 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (4.60%) WSDL
14 17 (4.35%) Middleware
15 16 (4.09%) XSLT
16 15 (3.84%) Gherkin
17 13 (3.32%) Elastic Stack
17 13 (3.32%) J2EE
17 13 (3.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.81%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.05%) Video on Demand
5 7 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (1.79%) NHS
5 7 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.28%) User Experience
8 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.51%) Social Network
9 2 (0.51%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.26%) AS400
10 1 (0.26%) e-Health
10 1 (0.26%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.46%) Unix
2 68 (17.39%) Linux
3 37 (9.46%) CentOS
4 34 (8.70%) Windows
5 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Android
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
9 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (60.61%) Test Automation
2 233 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (28.13%) Scrum
4 107 (27.37%) BDD
5 98 (25.06%) TDD
6 90 (23.02%) Microservices
7 83 (21.23%) API Testing
8 76 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (18.16%) Test Scripting
10 68 (17.39%) User Stories
11 61 (15.60%) Integration Testing
12 57 (14.58%) Test Strategy
13 48 (12.28%) Kanban
13 48 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (11.00%) Performance Testing
15 41 (10.49%) Manual Testing
16 39 (9.97%) Functional Testing
17 38 (9.72%) Regression Testing
18 36 (9.21%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 36 (9.21%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (48.59%) Java
2 124 (31.71%) SQL
3 71 (18.16%) C#
4 55 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.70%) Python
6 21 (5.37%) PL/SQL
7 20 (5.12%) Java 8
8 18 (4.60%) Groovy
9 8 (2.05%) C++
9 8 (2.05%) PHP
10 7 (1.79%) Ruby
10 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.53%) Perl
11 6 (1.53%) VBScript
12 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.02%) C
13 4 (1.02%) VB
13 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.77%) Jython
14 3 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (16.88%) ISTQB
2 47 (12.02%) ISEB
3 32 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 31 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.12%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.09%) Degree
7 15 (3.84%) OCPJP
7 15 (3.84%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.51%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.51%) SANS
11 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.26%) OSCE
11 1 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (24.30%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) PSD2
4 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.51%) HDFS
2 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) Kibana
2 8 (2.05%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.53%) Ansible
3 6 (1.53%) logstash
4 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.77%) Nagios
5 3 (0.77%) Puppet
6 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.51%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.26%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 90 (23.02%) Oracle
2 41 (10.49%) Red Hat
3 29 (7.42%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.37%) Atlassian
5 15 (3.84%) Sun
6 14 (3.58%) HP
7 12 (3.07%) MuleSoft
8 11 (2.81%) SAP
8 11 (2.81%) webMethods
9 9 (2.30%) IBM
10 8 (2.05%) Guidewire
11 7 (1.79%) Google
12 6 (1.53%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.28%) WSO2
14 4 (1.02%) Adobe
15 3 (0.77%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.51%) Acunetix
16 2 (0.51%) hybris
16 2 (0.51%) Zend