The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 30 March 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 56 65
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.19% 0.43% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.46% 6.52% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 74 46 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.61% 6.59% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 45
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £50.25 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Hertfordshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Watford - 3 £338 -
St Albans +2 1 - -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) Gherkin
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) JUnit
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) RESTful
5 7 (50.00%) ATDD
5 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (50.00%) Spring
5 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
6 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 6 (42.86%) High Availability
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 5 (35.71%) Confluence
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (35.71%) JBehave

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) Confluence
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) JBehave
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (21.43%) Mockito
7 3 (21.43%) Moq
7 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
8 2 (14.29%) Appium
9 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
9 1 (7.14%) JMeter
9 1 (7.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (21.43%) SOA Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Gherkin
2 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) XML
4 4 (28.57%) JMS
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) WSDL
5 3 (21.43%) XSD
5 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) ATDD
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (42.86%) High Availability
5 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (35.71%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 2 (14.29%) IBM