The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 61
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.87% 0.92% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.76% 9.30% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £338 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -15.29% +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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 74 86 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.89% 9.94% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 53 68
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £343 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £35.50
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Reading

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
6 2 (25.00%) API Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Apigee

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JMeter
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SOA Designer
2 1 (12.50%) SOA Solution Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Apigee
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat