Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 441 476
Rank change year-on-year -1 +35 +152
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 464 436 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 2.91% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 255 261
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £270 £282 £263
90th Percentile £538 £533 £480
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 17,013 14,995 14,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 16.67% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,030 10,028 9,782
England median daily rate £470 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +4.73% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.47% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 220 347
England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.90 £24.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £62.40 £52.50 £50.68
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

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 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -13 171 £440 +6.67% 31
South East -4 97 £400 +6.67% 27
East of England +11 80 £450 +7.14% 8
South West +23 46 £350 +1.08% 7
North of England +12 40 £270 -15.63% 24
Midlands -9 27 £438 +16.67% 7
Yorkshire +4 25 £260 -13.33% 18
West Midlands +20 23 £453 +13.13% 2
North East +50 8 £475 +52.00%
North West -7 7 £305 -7.92% 6
East Midlands -11 4 £438 +16.67% 5
South Coast - 2 - -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 321 (69.18%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 257 (55.39%) Selenium
4 256 (55.17%) SOAP
5 255 (54.96%) Java
6 182 (39.22%) Web Services
7 154 (33.19%) SQL
8 148 (31.90%) Scrum
9 132 (28.45%) JIRA
10 131 (28.23%) Cucumber
11 130 (28.02%) API Testing
12 126 (27.16%) QA
13 120 (25.86%) Finance
14 119 (25.65%) Maven
15 118 (25.43%) BDD
15 118 (25.43%) Jenkins
16 104 (22.41%) XML
17 98 (21.12%) Ant
18 93 (20.04%) TDD
19 88 (18.97%) Oracle
20 87 (18.75%) JUnit
21 86 (18.53%) C#
21 86 (18.53%) Kanban
22 85 (18.32%) Test Scripting
23 83 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
24 82 (17.67%) REST
25 79 (17.03%) SOA
26 74 (15.95%) WebDriver
27 71 (15.30%) Integration Testing
28 69 (14.87%) HP

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 65 (14.01%) Confluence
2 46 (9.91%) JBoss
3 35 (7.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 28 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.29%) CMS
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.65%) Apache
9 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.43%) Mule
10 2 (0.43%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.43%) SAS
10 2 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.43%) WordPress
11 1 (0.22%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 16 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 15 (3.23%) Force.com
5 12 (2.59%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.72%) BrowserStack
6 8 (1.72%) GitHub
6 8 (1.72%) Trello
7 6 (1.29%) vREST
8 5 (1.08%) npm
9 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.65%) IaaS
10 3 (0.65%) PaaS
10 3 (0.65%) Serverless
11 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.43%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.31%) HTTP
2 17 (3.66%) PuTTY
2 17 (3.66%) WinSCP
3 13 (2.80%) Internet
4 12 (2.59%) FTP
4 12 (2.59%) SSL
5 8 (1.72%) SMS
6 6 (1.29%) ATM
6 6 (1.29%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.22%) AMQP
9 1 (0.22%) DSL
9 1 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 25 (5.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 20 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.51%) MySQL
10 6 (1.29%) Big Data
10 6 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.08%) DB2
12 4 (0.86%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
13 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Navigator
14 2 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 257 (55.39%) Selenium
2 132 (28.45%) JIRA
3 131 (28.23%) Cucumber
4 119 (25.65%) Maven
5 118 (25.43%) Jenkins
6 98 (21.12%) Ant
7 87 (18.75%) JUnit
8 74 (15.95%) WebDriver
9 67 (14.44%) Git (software)
10 63 (13.58%) JMeter
11 60 (12.93%) SpecFlow
12 58 (12.50%) Eclipse
13 45 (9.70%) HP UFT
14 44 (9.48%) Subversion
15 33 (7.11%) JBehave
16 32 (6.90%) TestNG
17 31 (6.68%) TeamCity
18 29 (6.25%) LoadRunner
19 28 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (5.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 120 (25.86%) Finance
2 64 (13.79%) Banking
3 39 (8.41%) Retail
4 36 (7.76%) Telecoms
5 31 (6.68%) Marketing
6 28 (6.03%) Manufacturing
7 26 (5.60%) Electronics
8 6 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Publishing
10 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.86%) Games
11 3 (0.65%) Legal
11 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 132 (28.45%) Analyst
2 121 (26.08%) Test Analyst
3 113 (24.35%) Tester
4 104 (22.41%) Developer
5 67 (14.44%) Java Developer
6 46 (9.91%) Test Engineer
7 42 (9.05%) Automation Test Analyst
8 38 (8.19%) Automation Tester
9 34 (7.33%) QA Tester
10 28 (6.03%) Test Automation Engineer
11 24 (5.17%) QA Analyst
12 23 (4.96%) Developer in Test
13 22 (4.74%) QA Engineer
14 20 (4.31%) Senior Developer
14 20 (4.31%) Software Tester
15 17 (3.66%) Integration Analyst
15 17 (3.66%) Integration Test Analyst
15 17 (3.66%) QA Test Analyst
16 16 (3.45%) Agile Tester
17 15 (3.23%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (55.17%) SOAP
2 182 (39.22%) Web Services
3 104 (22.41%) XML
4 82 (17.67%) REST
5 62 (13.36%) .NET
5 62 (13.36%) JSON
6 61 (13.15%) RESTful
7 57 (12.28%) Spring
8 43 (9.27%) Middleware
9 42 (9.05%) Ajax
10 41 (8.84%) XSD
11 40 (8.62%) CSS
11 40 (8.62%) HTML
12 36 (7.76%) Gherkin
12 36 (7.76%) Hibernate
13 35 (7.54%) jQuery
14 29 (6.25%) J2EE
15 26 (5.60%) AngularJS
15 26 (5.60%) WSDL
16 16 (3.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (3.88%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.72%) RIA
8 7 (1.51%) DataPower
9 6 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.29%) User Experience
10 5 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (0.86%) Fintech
11 4 (0.86%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.43%) Robotics
13 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.78%) Linux
2 34 (7.33%) Unix
3 30 (6.47%) Windows
4 18 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 16 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.29%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.08%) Android
7 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.65%) AIX
8 3 (0.65%) Solaris
8 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (69.18%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 148 (31.90%) Scrum
4 130 (28.02%) API Testing
5 118 (25.43%) BDD
6 93 (20.04%) TDD
7 86 (18.53%) Kanban
8 85 (18.32%) Test Scripting
9 83 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (17.03%) SOA
11 71 (15.30%) Integration Testing
12 61 (13.15%) Defect Management
13 53 (11.42%) SDLC
14 51 (10.99%) System Integration Testing
14 51 (10.99%) Test Strategy
15 50 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 49 (10.56%) User Stories
17 47 (10.13%) Performance Testing
17 47 (10.13%) Software Testing
18 45 (9.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 255 (54.96%) Java
2 154 (33.19%) SQL
3 86 (18.53%) C#
4 67 (14.44%) Groovy
5 52 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 47 (10.13%) Python
7 34 (7.33%) Ruby
8 26 (5.60%) PL/SQL
9 23 (4.96%) Perl
10 21 (4.53%) Scala
11 16 (3.45%) Apex Code
11 16 (3.45%) C++
11 16 (3.45%) F#
12 15 (3.23%) T-SQL
13 14 (3.02%) C
14 12 (2.59%) SOQL
14 12 (2.59%) XPath
15 9 (1.94%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.94%) VBScript
16 7 (1.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 40 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.97%) ISEB
3 31 (6.68%) ISTQB
4 28 (6.03%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.45%) Degree
6 13 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.59%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (27.16%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) WCAG
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.65%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (3.45%) vSphere
2 7 (1.51%) Docker
3 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.59%) Puppet
3 11 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.16%) Ansible
4 10 (2.16%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.43%) Terraform
6 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 88 (18.97%) Oracle
2 69 (14.87%) HP
3 46 (9.91%) Atlassian
4 42 (9.05%) Microsoft
5 28 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (5.82%) SAP
7 18 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 17 (3.66%) VMware
8 17 (3.66%) webMethods
9 15 (3.23%) Software AG
10 14 (3.02%) CA
11 10 (2.16%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (2.16%) Solace
11 10 (2.16%) Tableau
11 10 (2.16%) Talend
12 9 (1.94%) IBM
12 9 (1.94%) Sybase
12 9 (1.94%) WSO2
13 8 (1.72%) Google
14 7 (1.51%) Guidewire