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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 53 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 17 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.98% 1.06% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 10.64% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Median daily rate £488 £250 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £250 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 153 47 114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.83% 9.94% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 27 71
Median daily rate £488 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.34% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.74% -24.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £37.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 11 £475 -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TDD
3 25 (75.76%) Test Automation
4 23 (69.70%) Git (software)
5 22 (66.67%) Scrum
6 17 (51.52%) Java
6 17 (51.52%) SOAP
7 16 (48.48%) Selenium
8 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
9 14 (42.42%) Oracle
9 14 (42.42%) Web Services
9 14 (42.42%) JSON
10 13 (39.39%) Groovy
10 13 (39.39%) XML
10 13 (39.39%) Linux
10 13 (39.39%) WebLogic
11 12 (36.36%) JMeter
11 12 (36.36%) Kanban
11 12 (36.36%) JIRA
11 12 (36.36%) DevOps
11 12 (36.36%) Confluence
12 11 (33.33%) User Stories
12 11 (33.33%) Middleware
12 11 (33.33%) Subversion
12 11 (33.33%) SOA
13 10 (30.30%) WSDL
13 10 (30.30%) XSD
13 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
14 9 (27.27%) BDD
14 9 (27.27%) SQL

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 13 (39.39%) WebLogic
2 12 (36.36%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (48.48%) Selenium
3 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 12 (36.36%) JIRA
4 12 (36.36%) JMeter
5 11 (33.33%) Subversion
6 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
6 7 (21.21%) XDoclet
7 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
7 6 (18.18%) JUnit
8 4 (12.12%) Maven
9 2 (6.06%) AccuRev
9 2 (6.06%) Ant
9 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
9 2 (6.06%) Gradle
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Test Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) SOA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Middleware Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Messaging Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Middleware Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SOA Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) SOAP
2 14 (42.42%) JSON
2 14 (42.42%) Web Services
3 13 (39.39%) XML
4 11 (33.33%) Middleware
5 10 (30.30%) WSDL
5 10 (30.30%) XSD
6 8 (24.24%) JSON Schema
7 7 (21.21%) EJB
7 7 (21.21%) Java EE
7 7 (21.21%) REST
8 3 (9.09%) JAX-RS
8 3 (9.09%) XSLT
9 2 (6.06%) Ext JS
9 2 (6.06%) JAX-WS
9 2 (6.06%) jQuery
9 2 (6.06%) JSR 170
9 2 (6.06%) SAML
9 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Mac OS X
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (78.79%) TDD
3 25 (75.76%) Test Automation
4 22 (66.67%) Scrum
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) Kanban
6 11 (33.33%) SOA
6 11 (33.33%) User Stories
7 10 (30.30%) Test Scripting
8 9 (27.27%) BDD
9 7 (21.21%) Open Source
9 7 (21.21%) SDLC
9 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Test Management
10 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Groovy
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) XPath
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) WSO2
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
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