Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +25 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 66 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.09% 3.41% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.54% 8.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 5
Essex median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +86.27%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £335
90th Percentile £533 £548 £488
East of England median daily rate £481 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +20.31% +8.11% +34.55%
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 399 304 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.84% 38.38% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 222 55
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +10.81% +15.63%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £260
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £404
% change year-on-year - +11.52% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Essex median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% -6.54%
10th Percentile £25.13 £35.50 £30.78
90th Percentile £51.53 £63.75 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +7.19% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +11 23 £425 +23.01%
Basildon +10 6 £488 +8.33% 1
Harlow - 1 £425 -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Scrum
2 46 (69.70%) SOAP
2 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
3 45 (68.18%) TDD
4 38 (57.58%) Java
5 37 (56.06%) Selenium
6 33 (50.00%) User Stories
7 29 (43.94%) SQL
8 28 (42.42%) Web Services
8 28 (42.42%) API Testing
9 25 (37.88%) Oracle
10 24 (36.36%) JIRA
11 23 (34.85%) XML
11 23 (34.85%) JMeter
11 23 (34.85%) Kanban
11 23 (34.85%) BDD
12 21 (31.82%) Marketing
13 20 (30.30%) Performance Testing
13 20 (30.30%) Manufacturing
13 20 (30.30%) Open Source
13 20 (30.30%) Confluence
14 19 (28.79%) Groovy
14 19 (28.79%) Functional Testing
14 19 (28.79%) ISTQB
14 19 (28.79%) SOA
14 19 (28.79%) SAP
15 18 (27.27%) Linux
15 18 (27.27%) ISEB
15 18 (27.27%) QA

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 20 (30.30%) Confluence
2 6 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.58%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.03%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) HTTP
1 9 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Pentaho
2 8 (12.12%) Impala
2 8 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (3.03%) GIS
6 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (56.06%) Selenium
2 24 (36.36%) JIRA
3 23 (34.85%) JMeter
4 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 15 (22.73%) JUnit
5 15 (22.73%) LoadRunner
5 15 (22.73%) Zephyr
6 13 (19.70%) Cucumber
6 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
7 11 (16.67%) Maven
8 9 (13.64%) Subversion
9 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
10 7 (10.61%) Bitbucket
10 7 (10.61%) Gradle
11 6 (9.09%) AccuRev
11 6 (9.09%) Ant
12 4 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (6.06%) Vagrant
13 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
13 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (31.82%) Marketing
2 20 (30.30%) Manufacturing
3 17 (25.76%) Finance
4 16 (24.24%) Electronics
4 16 (24.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Tester
2 22 (33.33%) Analyst
3 19 (28.79%) Test Analyst
4 18 (27.27%) Automation Tester
5 13 (19.70%) Developer
5 13 (19.70%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Tester
8 6 (9.09%) QA Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Automation Test Expert
10 3 (4.55%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
11 2 (3.03%) QA Tester
11 2 (3.03%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (69.70%) SOAP
2 28 (42.42%) Web Services
3 23 (34.85%) XML
4 15 (22.73%) JSON
4 15 (22.73%) RESTful
4 15 (22.73%) Spring
5 13 (19.70%) REST
5 13 (19.70%) Spring Boot
6 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 8 (12.12%) HTML
7 7 (10.61%) JPA
8 6 (9.09%) JMS
8 6 (9.09%) Middleware
8 6 (9.09%) WSDL
9 5 (7.58%) Ajax
9 5 (7.58%) JSR 170
9 5 (7.58%) SAML
9 5 (7.58%) Spring MVC
9 5 (7.58%) Struts
9 5 (7.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (15.15%) Client/Server
3 7 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Clustering
4 5 (7.58%) Replication
5 4 (6.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.27%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 10 (15.15%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) CentOS
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (69.70%) Scrum
2 46 (69.70%) Test Automation
3 45 (68.18%) TDD
4 33 (50.00%) User Stories
5 28 (42.42%) API Testing
6 23 (34.85%) BDD
6 23 (34.85%) Kanban
7 20 (30.30%) Open Source
7 20 (30.30%) Performance Testing
8 19 (28.79%) Functional Testing
8 19 (28.79%) SOA
9 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (24.24%) Digital Marketing
10 16 (24.24%) Programme Management
10 16 (24.24%) Software Testing
11 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
12 14 (21.21%) Acceptance Criteria
12 14 (21.21%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) Java
2 29 (43.94%) SQL
3 19 (28.79%) Groovy
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
7 4 (6.06%) Java 8
8 3 (4.55%) Scala
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) ISTQB
2 18 (27.27%) ISEB
3 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (27.27%) QA
2 9 (13.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) Kibana
2 2 (3.03%) logstash
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.52%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Oracle
2 19 (28.79%) SAP
3 5 (7.58%) Adobe
3 5 (7.58%) IBM
3 5 (7.58%) WSO2
4 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.55%) webMethods
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) Sun