Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 10 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 281 275
Rank change year-on-year +46 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 162 85 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.95% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 2.91% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 45
South East median daily rate £415 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% -1.56% -
10th Percentile £306 £305 £322
90th Percentile £514 £471 £526
England median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,324 2,920 2,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.58% 17.54% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,044 1,770 1,505
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 84 76
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £33.75 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.38 £57.75 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the South East

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the South East

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the South East

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SoapUI in the South East

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
West Sussex +18 48 £418 +15.97% 4
Thames Valley +32 44 £325 -24.64%
Surrey +7 41 £450 +20.81% 2
Berkshire +21 34 £320 -30.81%
Hampshire -38 12 £400 +6.67% 8
Buckinghamshire +30 10 £356 +37.02%
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Kent +5 1 - - 3
East Sussex -18 1 - - 3
Home Counties - 1 £420 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 112 (69.14%) Test Automation
2 102 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (61.73%) Java
4 88 (54.32%) SOAP
5 74 (45.68%) Selenium
6 68 (41.98%) Cucumber
7 64 (39.51%) JIRA
8 62 (38.27%) QA
9 59 (36.42%) API Testing
10 54 (33.33%) JMeter
11 51 (31.48%) Confluence
12 50 (30.86%) BDD
13 47 (29.01%) Scrum
14 46 (28.40%) SQL
15 40 (24.69%) Integration Testing
16 34 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (18.52%) Test Strategy
17 30 (18.52%) User Stories
17 30 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (17.28%) Performance Testing
19 27 (16.67%) Web Services
20 26 (16.05%) Oracle
21 25 (15.43%) Jenkins
22 24 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
22 24 (14.81%) HP
23 23 (14.20%) SOA
24 22 (13.58%) XML
25 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
25 20 (12.35%) Test Scripting
26 19 (11.73%) Open Source

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 51 (31.48%) Confluence
2 9 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.70%) Drupal
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (9.26%) BrowserStack
3 4 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.47%) GitHub
4 3 (1.85%) Boomi
5 2 (1.23%) Lucidchart
5 2 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.62%) Apigee
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) 3G
1 17 (10.49%) 4G
1 17 (10.49%) Diameter Protocol
2 16 (9.88%) Wireshark
3 10 (6.17%) HTTP
4 2 (1.23%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
4 2 (1.23%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.62%) 2G
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.62%) Skype
5 1 (0.62%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.85%) DB2
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.23%) Power BI
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.62%) Endeca
5 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 74 (45.68%) Selenium
2 68 (41.98%) Cucumber
3 64 (39.51%) JIRA
4 54 (33.33%) JMeter
5 25 (15.43%) Jenkins
6 17 (10.49%) WebDriver
7 13 (8.02%) Maven
8 12 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (6.17%) JUnit
11 9 (5.56%) SonarQube
12 7 (4.32%) Appium
13 6 (3.70%) GitLab
13 6 (3.70%) HP UFT
13 6 (3.70%) Xcode
14 5 (3.09%) Toad
14 5 (3.09%) Zephyr
15 4 (2.47%) SpecFlow
15 4 (2.47%) Subversion
15 4 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.70%) Banking
2 6 (3.70%) Finance
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (35.80%) Analyst
1 58 (35.80%) Test Analyst
2 35 (21.60%) Tester
3 33 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 30 (18.52%) Automation Tester
5 20 (12.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (8.64%) Developer
7 11 (6.79%) QA Automation Tester
7 11 (6.79%) QA Leader
7 11 (6.79%) QA Tester
8 10 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.94%) UI Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 7 (4.32%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Java Automation Tester
13 4 (2.47%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 4 (2.47%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (54.32%) SOAP
2 27 (16.67%) Web Services
3 22 (13.58%) XML
4 18 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 16 (9.88%) LDAP
6 12 (7.41%) Node.js
7 11 (6.79%) RESTful
8 8 (4.94%) .NET
9 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.70%) JDBC
9 6 (3.70%) REST
9 6 (3.70%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.70%) WSDL
9 6 (3.70%) XSD
10 5 (3.09%) Middleware
11 4 (2.47%) CSS
11 4 (2.47%) JSON
11 4 (2.47%) XSLT
12 3 (1.85%) HTML
13 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.85%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.02%) Unix
1 13 (8.02%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Android
2 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.14%) Test Automation
2 102 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (36.42%) API Testing
4 50 (30.86%) BDD
5 47 (29.01%) Scrum
6 40 (24.69%) Integration Testing
7 30 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 30 (18.52%) User Stories
8 28 (17.28%) Performance Testing
9 24 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (14.20%) SOA
11 20 (12.35%) Test Scripting
12 19 (11.73%) Open Source
13 17 (10.49%) DevOps
14 16 (9.88%) Defect Management
14 16 (9.88%) Functional Testing
14 16 (9.88%) SDLC
15 15 (9.26%) Test Planning
16 14 (8.64%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 100 (61.73%) Java
2 46 (28.40%) SQL
3 13 (8.02%) Groovy
4 9 (5.56%) C#
5 8 (4.94%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.70%) Scala
7 4 (2.47%) C++
8 3 (1.85%) Python
8 3 (1.85%) VBScript
9 2 (1.23%) F#
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) XPath
10 1 (0.62%) C
10 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.62%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (11.11%) ISEB
1 18 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (10.49%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.62%) Degree
5 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (38.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.11%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Oracle
2 24 (14.81%) HP
3 18 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (10.49%) Nokia
5 16 (9.88%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.09%) webMethods
7 3 (1.85%) Dell
7 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.85%) SAP
8 2 (1.23%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.23%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.23%) Software AG
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.62%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.62%) MapR
9 1 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.62%) Telerik