Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 75
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 56 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.69% 3.76% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.86% 9.97% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 4
Essex median daily rate £525 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +17.24% +39.42%
10th Percentile £353 £310 £250
90th Percentile £544 £572 £488
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Essex median hourly rate - £42.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.86% -17.53%
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +33.86% -17.53%

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 353 321 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.87% 37.76% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 225 49
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £543
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 22 11
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £31.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.23% -14.93%
10th Percentile £25.40 £35.05 £30.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 19 £425 - 2
Basildon - 6 £513 - 2
Harlow - 1 £425 - 1
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) SOAP
3 39 (69.64%) Scrum
4 38 (67.86%) TDD
5 37 (66.07%) Java
5 37 (66.07%) Test Automation
6 31 (55.36%) Selenium
7 27 (48.21%) Web Services
8 26 (46.43%) User Stories
9 25 (44.64%) SQL
10 24 (42.86%) API Testing
11 21 (37.50%) BDD
11 21 (37.50%) Oracle
11 21 (37.50%) JIRA
12 20 (35.71%) XML
12 20 (35.71%) Kanban
13 19 (33.93%) JMeter
13 19 (33.93%) Marketing
14 18 (32.14%) QA
14 18 (32.14%) Manufacturing
14 18 (32.14%) SOA
14 18 (32.14%) Open Source
15 17 (30.36%) Confluence
15 17 (30.36%) Groovy
15 17 (30.36%) SAP
16 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
16 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
17 15 (26.79%) Finance
17 15 (26.79%) Linux

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 17 (30.36%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 5 (8.93%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Pentaho
1 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.93%) Impala
3 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (3.57%) GIS
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) Selenium
2 21 (37.50%) JIRA
3 19 (33.93%) JMeter
4 15 (26.79%) Jenkins
5 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
5 13 (23.21%) JUnit
6 12 (21.43%) LoadRunner
7 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
7 11 (19.64%) Zephyr
8 9 (16.07%) Maven
8 9 (16.07%) Subversion
9 6 (10.71%) AccuRev
9 6 (10.71%) Ant
9 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
10 5 (8.93%) Gradle
11 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
11 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (7.14%) Toad
11 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
12 3 (5.36%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (33.93%) Marketing
2 18 (32.14%) Manufacturing
3 15 (26.79%) Finance
4 14 (25.00%) Electronics
4 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Tester
2 18 (32.14%) Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Automation Tester
3 15 (26.79%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 6 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Integration Developer
8 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (71.43%) SOAP
2 27 (48.21%) Web Services
3 20 (35.71%) XML
4 14 (25.00%) RESTful
4 14 (25.00%) Spring
5 11 (19.64%) REST
5 11 (19.64%) Spring Boot
6 10 (17.86%) JSON
7 7 (12.50%) CSS
7 7 (12.50%) HTML
8 6 (10.71%) Middleware
9 5 (8.93%) Ext JS
9 5 (8.93%) JAX-WS
9 5 (8.93%) JPA
9 5 (8.93%) jQuery
9 5 (8.93%) JSR 170
9 5 (8.93%) SAML
9 5 (8.93%) Spring MVC
9 5 (8.93%) WSDL
9 5 (8.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 5 (8.93%) Replication
4 4 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
3 11 (19.64%) Windows
4 6 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (69.64%) Scrum
3 38 (67.86%) TDD
4 37 (66.07%) Test Automation
5 26 (46.43%) User Stories
6 24 (42.86%) API Testing
7 21 (37.50%) BDD
8 20 (35.71%) Kanban
9 18 (32.14%) Open Source
9 18 (32.14%) SOA
10 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (25.00%) Performance Testing
11 14 (25.00%) Programme Management
11 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 13 (23.21%) Functional Testing
13 12 (21.43%) Microservices
13 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
14 11 (19.64%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) Groovy
4 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.93%) Java 8
5 5 (8.93%) Perl
6 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.36%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 15 (26.79%) ISEB
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.79%) OCPJP
7 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
3 5 (8.93%) WSO2
4 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.14%) webMethods
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) Sun