Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 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
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 417 438 448
Rank change year-on-year +21 +10 +26
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 195 451 471
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 2.60% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 279 308
Median daily rate £438 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £600 £555 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.45% - -

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 7,873 17,332 18,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.26% 20.68% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,170 11,630 12,527
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +10.47%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £319
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 201
Median hourly rate £38.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.64% +2.35% +0.59%
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.05 £31.00
90th Percentile £57.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.23% +1.18% -

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +97 64 £513 +13.89% 2
North of England +43 43 £400 +2.56% 4
East of England +17 29 £475 +18.75% 3
South East +65 21 £380 -5.00% 1
South West +25 20 £525 +23.53% 2
Yorkshire +46 18 £450 +7.14% 1
Midlands +41 18 £359 -11.38%
North West +45 13 £388 -3.73% 3
North East +11 13 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands +37 9 £450 +11.11%
East Midlands +42 7 £263 -34.38%
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 125 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 121 (62.05%) Selenium
3 118 (60.51%) Java
4 111 (56.92%) SOAP
5 97 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (38.97%) Jenkins
7 74 (37.95%) Postman
8 71 (36.41%) SQL
9 65 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 61 (31.28%) Web Services
11 59 (30.26%) TDD
12 56 (28.72%) BDD
13 55 (28.21%) API Testing
14 53 (27.18%) JIRA
15 52 (26.67%) Scrum
16 49 (25.13%) REST
16 49 (25.13%) Microservices
17 46 (23.59%) Oracle
17 46 (23.59%) Git (software)
18 44 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (22.05%) QA
19 43 (22.05%) JavaScript
20 42 (21.54%) XML
20 42 (21.54%) DevOps
21 41 (21.03%) C#
21 41 (21.03%) JSON
22 36 (18.46%) Integration Testing
23 35 (17.95%) Kanban
24 32 (16.41%) Linux
24 32 (16.41%) Test Scripting

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 24 (12.31%) Confluence
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (8.21%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.69%) Apache
4 13 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.10%) JBoss
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.51%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.54%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.54%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.51%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.77%) Azure
2 18 (9.23%) AWS
3 12 (6.15%) PaaS
4 11 (5.64%) SaaS
5 7 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.56%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.56%) npm
6 5 (2.56%) Slack
7 3 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.54%) GCP
7 3 (1.54%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.54%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (1.03%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.51%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) HTTP
1 5 (2.56%) SSL
2 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.03%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
4 1 (0.51%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) Impala
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.51%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 121 (62.05%) Selenium
2 76 (38.97%) Jenkins
3 74 (37.95%) Postman
4 65 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 53 (27.18%) JIRA
6 46 (23.59%) Git (software)
7 27 (13.85%) JMeter
8 23 (11.79%) WebDriver
9 22 (11.28%) JUnit
9 22 (11.28%) Maven
10 21 (10.77%) REST Assured
11 17 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (7.69%) SpecFlow
12 15 (7.69%) Zephyr
13 14 (7.18%) Bitbucket
14 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
14 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (6.15%) Subversion
16 10 (5.13%) HP UFT
17 9 (4.62%) Cypress.io
General
1 30 (15.38%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Public Sector
3 9 (4.62%) Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Local Government
6 3 (1.54%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (24.10%) Tester
2 33 (16.92%) Analyst
3 31 (15.90%) Developer
4 30 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 28 (14.36%) Automation Tester
6 25 (12.82%) Test Engineer
7 16 (8.21%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (7.18%) Senior Tester
10 12 (6.15%) QA Tester
11 11 (5.64%) Java Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) Java Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Applications Developer
13 9 (4.62%) QA Engineer
13 9 (4.62%) Test Leader
14 8 (4.10%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (4.10%) QA Automation Engineer
14 8 (4.10%) Senior Automation Tester
15 7 (3.59%) Java Mobile Developer
15 7 (3.59%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (56.92%) SOAP
2 61 (31.28%) Web Services
3 49 (25.13%) REST
4 42 (21.54%) XML
5 41 (21.03%) JSON
6 32 (16.41%) Spring
7 30 (15.38%) XSLT
8 21 (10.77%) CSS
8 21 (10.77%) HTML
9 18 (9.23%) .NET
9 18 (9.23%) Spring Boot
10 16 (8.21%) RESTful
11 14 (7.18%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (6.67%) AngularJS
12 13 (6.67%) Gherkin
13 12 (6.15%) J2EE
13 12 (6.15%) JMS
14 11 (5.64%) .NET Framework
14 11 (5.64%) Swagger
15 10 (5.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.23%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.03%) DataPower
6 2 (1.03%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.41%) Linux
2 25 (12.82%) Windows
3 19 (9.74%) Unix
4 4 (2.05%) Android
4 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) CentOS
5 2 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (64.10%) Test Automation
2 97 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.26%) TDD
4 56 (28.72%) BDD
5 55 (28.21%) API Testing
6 52 (26.67%) Scrum
7 49 (25.13%) Microservices
8 44 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (21.54%) DevOps
10 36 (18.46%) Integration Testing
11 35 (17.95%) Kanban
12 32 (16.41%) Performance Testing
12 32 (16.41%) Test Scripting
13 29 (14.87%) Regression Testing
14 27 (13.85%) Test Strategy
15 24 (12.31%) User Stories
16 21 (10.77%) ERP
16 21 (10.77%) SOA
17 20 (10.26%) Product Backlog
18 18 (9.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 118 (60.51%) Java
2 71 (36.41%) SQL
3 43 (22.05%) JavaScript
4 41 (21.03%) C#
5 22 (11.28%) Groovy
6 19 (9.74%) Java 8
7 17 (8.72%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.59%) Python
10 6 (3.08%) C
10 6 (3.08%) Perl
10 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.54%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) F#
12 2 (1.03%) Scala
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.03%) XPath
13 1 (0.51%) PHP
13 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (15.90%) ISTQB
2 26 (13.33%) ISEB
2 26 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 23 (11.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (11.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.05%) Degree
6 4 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (22.05%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (9.23%) Docker
2 3 (1.54%) HDFS
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.26%) Terraform
2 14 (7.18%) Ansible
3 12 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.10%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.05%) Puppet
6 3 (1.54%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.03%) Kibana
7 2 (1.03%) logstash
7 2 (1.03%) Nessus
8 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.51%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (23.59%) Oracle
2 16 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.10%) HP
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 4 (2.05%) IBM
6 3 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.54%) webMethods
7 2 (1.03%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.03%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.03%) Google
7 2 (1.03%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.03%) Pega
7 2 (1.03%) Progress
7 2 (1.03%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.03%) WSO2
8 1 (0.51%) Databricks
8 1 (0.51%) Delphix
8 1 (0.51%) FNZ
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk