Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 66 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 +3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 31 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.85% 1.99% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.27% 9.88% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 7
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +12.50%
East of England median daily rate £450 £445 £363
% change year-on-year +1.12% +22.76% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £43.75 - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 - -

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 203 162 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.77% 20.12% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 117 111
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £335 £263 £288
90th Percentile £638 £555 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.60% -2.66%
10th Percentile £35.32 £35.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.38 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.71% +1.23% +8.00%

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 February 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 February 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 +2 14 £475 +0.48% 1
Brentwood - 3 £400 - 1
Basildon - 1 £450 - 1
Witham - 1 £513 -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (96.77%) TDD
2 27 (87.10%) SOAP
3 24 (77.42%) Scrum
4 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (61.29%) Selenium
6 18 (58.06%) Web Services
7 17 (54.84%) Java
7 17 (54.84%) Zephyr
8 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
8 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
9 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
9 15 (48.39%) Kanban
10 14 (45.16%) Test Management
10 14 (45.16%) BDD
10 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
11 12 (38.71%) API Testing
11 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
11 12 (38.71%) SOA
12 11 (35.48%) Finance
13 10 (32.26%) HP
13 10 (32.26%) ISEB
13 10 (32.26%) XML
13 10 (32.26%) Marketing
13 10 (32.26%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
13 10 (32.26%) Groovy
14 9 (29.03%) RESTful
14 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
14 9 (29.03%) 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 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
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 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (12.90%) GIS
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Selenium
2 17 (54.84%) Zephyr
3 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
4 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
5 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) JMeter
6 9 (29.03%) Subversion
7 7 (22.58%) JUnit
8 6 (19.35%) JIRA
9 5 (16.13%) Bitbucket
10 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
10 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
10 4 (12.90%) FishEye
10 4 (12.90%) Hudson
10 4 (12.90%) Maven
10 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
11 3 (9.68%) Ant
12 2 (6.45%) Gradle
12 2 (6.45%) LoadUI
12 2 (6.45%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 10 (32.26%) Marketing
3 9 (29.03%) Electronics
3 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Senior Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Agile Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) SOA Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) SOAP
2 18 (58.06%) Web Services
3 10 (32.26%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) Middleware
4 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 7 (22.58%) REST
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) GWT
7 4 (12.90%) JSON
7 4 (12.90%) WSDL
7 4 (12.90%) XSD
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) Java EE
8 3 (9.68%) JAX-RS
8 3 (9.68%) JAX-WS
8 3 (9.68%) JPA
8 3 (9.68%) Struts
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (96.77%) TDD
2 24 (77.42%) Scrum
3 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (51.61%) Test Automation
5 15 (48.39%) Kanban
6 14 (45.16%) BDD
6 14 (45.16%) Test Management
7 12 (38.71%) API Testing
7 12 (38.71%) SOA
7 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
8 10 (32.26%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (29.03%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
10 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
10 7 (22.58%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) Open Source
10 7 (22.58%) SDET
11 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
11 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Groovy
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) HP
2 9 (29.03%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.68%) WSO2
6 2 (6.45%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) CA Agile Central