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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 55 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.69% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.53% 6.73% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 9
Median daily rate £313 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.91% +84.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £388 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £600 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 85 104 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.90% 10.32% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 83
Median daily rate £425 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +27.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +136.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Reading

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) SOA
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (20.00%) SAML
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) WSDL
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) XSD
6 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 2 (20.00%) JSON

SoapUI
Top Related 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Appium
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (20.00%) BPM Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) WebLogic Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) SAML
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BPEL
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) Apigee
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat