Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 58 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 55 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.60% 4.41% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.80% 13.57% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 14
Essex median daily rate £463 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £336 £311 £436
90th Percentile £525 £595 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 348 221 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.44% 32.50% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 177 96
Essex median daily rate £508 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.98% +7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £349 £325 £260
90th Percentile £600 £621 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 14
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +0.13%
10th Percentile £33.76 £36.75 £32.73
90th Percentile £63.50 £63.75 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.71% +1.23%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -9 21 £395 -7.06%
Basildon +8 4 £488 +8.33%
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Test Automation
3 34 (61.82%) TDD
3 34 (61.82%) SOAP
4 33 (60.00%) Scrum
5 32 (58.18%) User Stories
6 27 (49.09%) Selenium
7 26 (47.27%) Java
8 24 (43.64%) Oracle
9 21 (38.18%) SQL
9 21 (38.18%) JIRA
9 21 (38.18%) Performance Testing
10 20 (36.36%) API Testing
11 19 (34.55%) Functional Testing
11 19 (34.55%) BDD
12 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
12 18 (32.73%) ISEB
13 17 (30.91%) JMeter
13 17 (30.91%) Web Services
13 17 (30.91%) XML
13 17 (30.91%) Linux
13 17 (30.91%) Kanban
14 16 (29.09%) Confluence
14 16 (29.09%) QA
15 14 (25.45%) Unix
15 14 (25.45%) Marketing
15 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
15 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
15 14 (25.45%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (23.64%) Jenkins

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 16 (29.09%) Confluence
2 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 9 (16.36%) Impala
3 7 (12.73%) MySQL
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Selenium
2 21 (38.18%) JIRA
3 17 (30.91%) JMeter
4 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
4 13 (23.64%) Zephyr
5 12 (21.82%) Git (software)
5 12 (21.82%) JUnit
6 11 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 8 (14.55%) Bitbucket
7 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
8 6 (10.91%) Gradle
8 6 (10.91%) Maven
9 4 (7.27%) AccuRev
9 4 (7.27%) Ant
9 4 (7.27%) Subversion
10 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.64%) NeoLoad
10 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.64%) Toad
General
1 14 (25.45%) Marketing
2 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
3 11 (20.00%) Finance
4 10 (18.18%) Electronics
4 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 21 (38.18%) Test Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Tester
4 11 (20.00%) Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Expert
8 3 (5.45%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Integration Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Automation Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Tester
10 1 (1.82%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) SOAP
2 17 (30.91%) Web Services
2 17 (30.91%) XML
3 12 (21.82%) Spring
4 11 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 10 (18.18%) JSON
6 8 (14.55%) RESTful
7 7 (12.73%) JPA
8 6 (10.91%) CSS
8 6 (10.91%) HTML
8 6 (10.91%) REST
9 5 (9.09%) WSDL
10 4 (7.27%) Ext JS
10 4 (7.27%) JAX-WS
10 4 (7.27%) jQuery
10 4 (7.27%) JSR 170
10 4 (7.27%) OAuth
10 4 (7.27%) SAML
10 4 (7.27%) Struts
10 4 (7.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Client/Server
2 10 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) CentOS
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (65.45%) Test Automation
3 34 (61.82%) TDD
4 33 (60.00%) Scrum
5 32 (58.18%) User Stories
6 21 (38.18%) Performance Testing
7 20 (36.36%) API Testing
8 19 (34.55%) BDD
8 19 (34.55%) Functional Testing
9 17 (30.91%) Kanban
10 14 (25.45%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (25.45%) Software Testing
10 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
11 12 (21.82%) Integration Testing
11 12 (21.82%) SDLC
12 11 (20.00%) Data Integration
12 11 (20.00%) ETL
12 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 11 (20.00%) SOA
12 11 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Groovy
4 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) ISEB
1 18 (32.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) OCPJP
5 3 (5.45%) Sun Certification
6 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
2 10 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Kibana
1 2 (3.64%) logstash
2 1 (1.82%) Mesos
2 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Oracle
2 13 (23.64%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) Adobe
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.45%) Sun
4 3 (5.45%) webMethods
4 3 (5.45%) WSO2