Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 69 78
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 42 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.20% 3.82% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.91% 10.86% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 3
Essex median daily rate £481 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +70.00% -37.50%
East of England median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Essex median hourly rate - - £31.75
East of England median hourly rate - - £31.75

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 302 304 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.38% 35.23% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 218 51
Essex median daily rate £513 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £363 £280 £220
90th Percentile £633 £587 £460
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 8
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +26.18% -16.58%
10th Percentile £25.40 £35.00 £29.05
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £34.60
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +5.26%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Essex

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Essex

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Essex over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Essex

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SoapUI in Essex

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Southend-on-Sea +13 18 £400 -5.88%
Basildon - 3 £525 - 2
Brentwood +5 1 £400 +25.00% 1
Harlow - 1 £425 - 1
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Scrum
2 31 (73.81%) Java
3 30 (71.43%) Selenium
3 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 29 (69.05%) TDD
5 27 (64.29%) SOAP
6 22 (52.38%) SQL
7 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (45.24%) Kanban
9 18 (42.86%) Oracle
9 18 (42.86%) Web Services
9 18 (42.86%) JMeter
10 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
10 17 (40.48%) JIRA
10 17 (40.48%) BDD
11 16 (38.10%) Open Source
11 16 (38.10%) QA
12 15 (35.71%) User Stories
13 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
13 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
13 14 (33.33%) ISEB
14 13 (30.95%) HTTP
15 12 (28.57%) LoadRunner
15 12 (28.57%) XML
15 12 (28.57%) Linux
15 12 (28.57%) SOA
15 12 (28.57%) JUnit
15 12 (28.57%) Subversion

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) Internet
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Pentaho
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (11.90%) GIS
3 5 (11.90%) Impala
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Selenium
2 18 (42.86%) JMeter
3 17 (40.48%) JIRA
4 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 12 (28.57%) JUnit
5 12 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 12 (28.57%) Subversion
6 11 (26.19%) Cucumber
7 9 (21.43%) Zephyr
8 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
9 7 (16.67%) Maven
10 6 (14.29%) Hudson
11 4 (9.52%) CruiseControl
11 4 (9.52%) FishEye
11 4 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
11 4 (9.52%) Vagrant
12 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
12 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
General
1 11 (26.19%) Manufacturing
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 8 (19.05%) Electronics
3 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Tester
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Tester
6 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) SOAP
2 18 (42.86%) Web Services
3 12 (28.57%) RESTful
3 12 (28.57%) XML
4 11 (26.19%) REST
5 9 (21.43%) Spring
6 6 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 5 (11.90%) J2EE
7 5 (11.90%) JSON
7 5 (11.90%) Middleware
8 4 (9.52%) CSS
8 4 (9.52%) GWT
8 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) JMS
8 4 (9.52%) Spring Batch
8 4 (9.52%) XML Messaging
8 4 (9.52%) XSLT
9 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) JAX-RS
9 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (73.81%) Scrum
3 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 29 (69.05%) TDD
5 20 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (45.24%) Kanban
7 17 (40.48%) BDD
7 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
8 16 (38.10%) Open Source
9 15 (35.71%) User Stories
10 14 (33.33%) Software Testing
11 12 (28.57%) API Testing
11 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 12 (28.57%) SOA
12 11 (26.19%) Integration Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Coaching
13 10 (23.81%) Microservices
14 9 (21.43%) DevOps
14 9 (21.43%) Performance Testing
14 9 (21.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Groovy
4 5 (11.90%) Java 8
5 4 (9.52%) C
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) QA
2 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
3 3 (7.14%) HP ALM
4 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.52%) WSO2
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Adobe
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) webMethods
6 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central