Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 242 291
Rank change year-on-year -52 +49 -25
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 80 137 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 4.54% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 77 36
South East median daily rate £403 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.64% +8.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £488 £506 £475
England median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +5.92% +7.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year -15.25% - -

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 2,944 3,016 2,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.01% 18.01% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,888 1,829 1,308
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +11.11% +6.58%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 65 74
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £37.85 £27.20 £16.13
90th Percentile £60.00 £67.25 £71.84
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.19%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +13 30 £405 -11.96% 1
Surrey +10 21 £400 -8.57%
Thames Valley -2 13 £344 -8.33% 1
Hampshire -61 11 £450 +18.27%
Berkshire -25 9 £356 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +33 4 £344 +1.85%
East Sussex -10 2 £363 -14.71%
Kent +2 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 66 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (63.75%) Selenium
4 47 (58.75%) JIRA
5 38 (47.50%) Java
6 35 (43.75%) Confluence
6 35 (43.75%) Cucumber
7 31 (38.75%) SQL
8 30 (37.50%) Web Services
8 30 (37.50%) QA
9 29 (36.25%) SOAP
10 27 (33.75%) JMeter
11 25 (31.25%) Scrum
12 24 (30.00%) BDD
13 22 (27.50%) User Stories
13 22 (27.50%) API Testing
13 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (25.00%) Integration Testing
15 19 (23.75%) Atlassian
15 19 (23.75%) Performance Testing
15 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
16 18 (22.50%) DevOps
16 18 (22.50%) Manual Testing
17 16 (20.00%) WebDriver
17 16 (20.00%) Defect Management
18 14 (17.50%) ISTQB
19 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (16.25%) Gherkin
20 12 (15.00%) Microservices
20 12 (15.00%) Traceability Matrix

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 35 (43.75%) Confluence
2 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Documentum
3 2 (2.50%) nginx
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Appian
4 1 (1.25%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) BrowserStack
3 5 (6.25%) GitHub
4 3 (3.75%) Boomi
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) 3G
1 2 (2.50%) 4G
1 2 (2.50%) Diameter Protocol
1 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) Power BI
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
4 1 (1.25%) Endeca
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (63.75%) Selenium
2 47 (58.75%) JIRA
3 35 (43.75%) Cucumber
4 27 (33.75%) JMeter
5 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
6 16 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 10 (12.50%) Maven
8 9 (11.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (10.00%) SonarQube
10 7 (8.75%) JUnit
11 6 (7.50%) HP UFT
12 5 (6.25%) Fiddler
12 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
13 4 (5.00%) Bitbucket
13 4 (5.00%) TestNG
14 3 (3.75%) GitLab
14 3 (3.75%) SpecFlow
15 2 (2.50%) Gatling
15 2 (2.50%) Sikuli
15 2 (2.50%) TestRail
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
1 7 (8.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (37.50%) Tester
2 27 (33.75%) Automation Tester
3 18 (22.50%) Analyst
4 17 (21.25%) Test Analyst
5 15 (18.75%) Test Engineer
6 12 (15.00%) Test Leader
7 10 (12.50%) QA Tester
8 9 (11.25%) QA Automation Tester
9 7 (8.75%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
11 5 (6.25%) Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Agile Tester
12 3 (3.75%) Automation Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Java Automation Tester
12 3 (3.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 3 (3.75%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
12 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
13 2 (2.50%) Pensions Analyst
13 2 (2.50%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) Web Services
2 29 (36.25%) SOAP
3 13 (16.25%) Gherkin
4 9 (11.25%) REST
5 7 (8.75%) RESTful
6 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 6 (7.50%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (5.00%) XML Messaging
8 3 (3.75%) CSS
9 2 (2.50%) JSON
9 2 (2.50%) LDAP
9 2 (2.50%) Swagger
9 2 (2.50%) Taurus
9 2 (2.50%) WSDL
9 2 (2.50%) XSD
10 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.25%) Behat
10 1 (1.25%) HTML
10 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Social Network
3 1 (1.25%) AS400
3 1 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 59 (73.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (31.25%) Scrum
4 24 (30.00%) BDD
5 22 (27.50%) API Testing
5 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (27.50%) User Stories
6 20 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 19 (23.75%) Performance Testing
8 18 (22.50%) DevOps
8 18 (22.50%) Manual Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Defect Management
10 12 (15.00%) Microservices
10 12 (15.00%) Traceability Matrix
11 11 (13.75%) Acceptance Criteria
11 11 (13.75%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 10 (12.50%) Open Source
12 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (47.50%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) SQL
3 12 (15.00%) C#
4 7 (8.75%) Groovy
4 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.00%) ISEB
2 8 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Atlassian
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.75%) HP
4 6 (7.50%) Guidewire
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
6 3 (3.75%) Informatica
7 2 (2.50%) Nokia
7 2 (2.50%) Pega
8 1 (1.25%) Coremetrics
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.25%) Sony
8 1 (1.25%) webMethods