The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 373 338 379
Rank change year-on-year -35 +41  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 51 90 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 2.38% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £465 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.70% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3910 3785 3275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.78% 17.38% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2839 2362
Median daily rate £485 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £90.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in London

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in London

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -5 5 £498 +27.56% 5
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £450 -
Croydon -12 1 £450 +19.20%
Hayes - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £335 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 60 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (57.84%) Test Automation
3 56 (54.90%) Selenium
3 56 (54.90%) Java
4 54 (52.94%) SOAP
5 36 (35.29%) Scrum
6 35 (34.31%) Web Services
7 33 (32.35%) QA
7 33 (32.35%) Jenkins
8 32 (31.37%) SQL
9 31 (30.39%) JIRA
10 28 (27.45%) BDD
11 27 (26.47%) WebDriver
12 26 (25.49%) Finance
13 25 (24.51%) Cucumber
14 23 (22.55%) TDD
15 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
16 20 (19.61%) Test Scripting
16 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (19.61%) JMeter
16 20 (19.61%) API Testing
17 19 (18.63%) JUnit
18 18 (17.65%) Linux
18 18 (17.65%) Spring
19 17 (16.67%) Banking
20 16 (15.69%) Maven
20 16 (15.69%) Oracle
20 16 (15.69%) DevOps
20 16 (15.69%) Test Strategy
21 15 (14.71%) XML

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (11.76%) Confluence
2 9 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.88%) JBoss
3 6 (5.88%) Mule
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.92%) Apache
5 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.94%) nginx
7 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) GitHub
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) BrowserStack
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.94%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.96%) vREST
5 1 (0.98%) Firebase
5 1 (0.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
1 4 (3.92%) PuTTY
1 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
2 1 (0.98%) SNMP
2 1 (0.98%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.94%) Hazelcast
3 3 (2.94%) HBase
3 3 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.96%) DB2
4 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.96%) Redis
4 2 (1.96%) RethinkDB
5 1 (0.98%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (54.90%) Selenium
2 33 (32.35%) Jenkins
3 31 (30.39%) JIRA
4 27 (26.47%) WebDriver
5 25 (24.51%) Cucumber
6 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
7 20 (19.61%) JMeter
8 19 (18.63%) JUnit
9 16 (15.69%) Maven
10 13 (12.75%) LoadRunner
11 11 (10.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (9.80%) SonarQube
13 9 (8.82%) Ant
13 9 (8.82%) LoadUI
14 8 (7.84%) Subversion
15 7 (6.86%) SpecFlow
15 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
16 6 (5.88%) Appium
16 6 (5.88%) JBehave
16 6 (5.88%) TestNG
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Marketing
3 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.92%) Games
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 28 (27.45%) Tester
3 26 (25.49%) Test Analyst
4 19 (18.63%) Developer
5 16 (15.69%) Automation Tester
6 10 (9.80%) Performance Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Performance Test Analyst
7 9 (8.82%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Agile Tester
9 7 (6.86%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.86%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (5.88%) Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (5.88%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.90%) Consultant
11 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.94%) SOAP
2 35 (34.31%) Web Services
3 18 (17.65%) Spring
4 15 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 15 (14.71%) XML
5 14 (13.73%) Gherkin
5 14 (13.73%) REST
5 14 (13.73%) RESTful
6 10 (9.80%) JSON
7 7 (6.86%) HTML
8 6 (5.88%) J2EE
8 6 (5.88%) JPA
8 6 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
8 6 (5.88%) Swagger
9 5 (4.90%) CSS
10 4 (3.92%) .NET
10 4 (3.92%) JMS
10 4 (3.92%) XSD
10 4 (3.92%) XSL
11 3 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Equities
5 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.65%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Unix
3 6 (5.88%) Windows
4 5 (4.90%) Android
5 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.98%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.98%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.98%) Solaris
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (57.84%) Test Automation
3 36 (35.29%) Scrum
4 28 (27.45%) BDD
5 23 (22.55%) TDD
6 20 (19.61%) API Testing
6 20 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (19.61%) Test Scripting
7 16 (15.69%) DevOps
7 16 (15.69%) Test Strategy
8 15 (14.71%) Integration Testing
8 15 (14.71%) Performance Testing
9 14 (13.73%) SOA
9 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Kanban
10 13 (12.75%) Microservices
11 12 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (10.78%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (10.78%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (10.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.90%) Java
2 32 (31.37%) SQL
3 14 (13.73%) C#
4 9 (8.82%) Perl
5 8 (7.84%) Groovy
5 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.88%) Python
7 5 (4.90%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) Scala
8 3 (2.94%) XPath
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) C++
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.98%) AspectJ
10 1 (0.98%) F#
10 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) ISEB
1 5 (4.90%) ISTQB
1 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.35%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) EMIR
2 1 (0.98%) MiFID
2 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.90%) Docker
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.94%) Ansible
3 3 (2.94%) Grafana
3 3 (2.94%) Nagios
3 3 (2.94%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.96%) Consul
4 2 (1.96%) Kibana
4 2 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.96%) logstash
4 2 (1.96%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.98%) Ambari
5 1 (0.98%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.98%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.86%) HP
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.90%) IBM
6 4 (3.92%) VMware
7 3 (2.94%) Perforce
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
7 3 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.96%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.96%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.98%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.98%) CA
9 1 (0.98%) Canoo
9 1 (0.98%) Google
9 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.98%) Solace
9 1 (0.98%) Sybase
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