Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 58 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 31 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.45% 4.19% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.55% 14.47% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 6
Essex median daily rate £488 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £244
90th Percentile £590 £549 £450
East of England median daily rate £500 £433 £350
% change year-on-year +15.61% +23.57% -12.50%
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 247 235 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.49% 28.98% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 85
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £239
90th Percentile £660 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 4
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +12.78% -15.82%
10th Percentile £33.56 £35.00 £27.45
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £38.98
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £45.22
% change year-on-year -2.44% -9.33% +25.61%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +12 16 £425 -
Basildon - 1 £525 - 2
Brentwood - 1 £400 -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 24 (77.42%) Java
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) TDD
3 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
4 20 (64.52%) Selenium
4 20 (64.52%) SOAP
5 19 (61.29%) Scrum
6 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (45.16%) Web Services
8 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
8 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
8 13 (41.94%) Zephyr
9 12 (38.71%) Kanban
10 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
10 11 (35.48%) ISEB
10 11 (35.48%) BDD
10 11 (35.48%) RESTful
11 10 (32.26%) API Testing
11 10 (32.26%) SOA
11 10 (32.26%) Test Management
11 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
11 10 (32.26%) Subversion
12 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
12 9 (29.03%) Open Source
13 8 (25.81%) SDET
13 8 (25.81%) JMeter
13 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
13 8 (25.81%) Oracle
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) Marketing

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 5 (16.13%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (12.90%) GIS
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Selenium
2 13 (41.94%) Cucumber
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) Zephyr
3 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (32.26%) Subversion
5 8 (25.81%) JMeter
6 7 (22.58%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
8 5 (16.13%) Hudson
9 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
9 4 (12.90%) FishEye
9 4 (12.90%) JIRA
9 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
10 3 (9.68%) Maven
11 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
11 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
11 2 (6.45%) Toad
12 1 (3.23%) Robot Framework
12 1 (3.23%) The Grinder
General
1 8 (25.81%) Manufacturing
1 8 (25.81%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Automation Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) SOAP
2 14 (45.16%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) RESTful
4 7 (22.58%) XML
5 5 (16.13%) J2EE
5 5 (16.13%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) GWT
7 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) Java EE
8 2 (6.45%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
9 1 (3.23%) Ajax
9 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
9 1 (3.23%) Java SE
9 1 (3.23%) JAX-WS
9 1 (3.23%) jQuery
9 1 (3.23%) JSR 170
9 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) TDD
3 22 (70.97%) Test Automation
4 19 (61.29%) Scrum
5 17 (54.84%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (38.71%) Kanban
7 11 (35.48%) BDD
8 10 (32.26%) API Testing
8 10 (32.26%) SOA
8 10 (32.26%) Test Management
8 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
9 9 (29.03%) Open Source
9 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
10 8 (25.81%) SDET
11 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (22.58%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
12 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
12 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (19.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C
3 7 (22.58%) Groovy
4 3 (9.68%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP ALM
2 6 (19.35%) Ansible
2 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (19.35%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) HP
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.68%) WSO2
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) webMethods
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.23%) IBM