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 3 months to 24 April 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 206 236
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 37 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.71% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 5.45% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 27
Median daily rate £330 £445 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.84% +22.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £350 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £415 £364
% change year-on-year -15.66% +14.08%  
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1285 1267 1247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.86% 13.01% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 828 737
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 36
Median hourly rate £46.00 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £33.40 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.20 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Surrey -7 16 £360 -12.72% 2
Berkshire +18 8 £325 -26.96%
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Hampshire +1 6 £293 -37.09% 6
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 44 (62.86%) Selenium
3 42 (60.00%) SOAP
4 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (41.43%) SQL
6 26 (37.14%) JIRA
7 25 (35.71%) Defect Management
8 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
9 21 (30.00%) Web Services
10 19 (27.14%) HP
10 19 (27.14%) Scrum
11 18 (25.71%) Oracle
11 18 (25.71%) Groovy
12 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
13 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
13 16 (22.86%) Python
13 16 (22.86%) QA
14 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 14 (20.00%) C#
14 14 (20.00%) HP UFT
14 14 (20.00%) Test Strategy
15 13 (18.57%) API Testing
15 13 (18.57%) LoadRunner
15 13 (18.57%) ISEB
16 12 (17.14%) SDLC
17 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
17 11 (15.71%) BDD
17 11 (15.71%) REST
17 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
17 11 (15.71%) SOA

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 6 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.14%) Confluence
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.86%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (62.86%) Selenium
2 26 (37.14%) JIRA
3 16 (22.86%) WebDriver
4 14 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 13 (18.57%) LoadRunner
6 11 (15.71%) Git (software)
6 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
7 8 (11.43%) JMeter
8 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
8 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.71%) Ant
9 4 (5.71%) XMLSpy
10 3 (4.29%) Maven
10 3 (4.29%) Subversion
10 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.86%) Gradle
11 2 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Law
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 2 (2.86%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Analyst
2 32 (45.71%) Test Analyst
3 22 (31.43%) Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Developer
4 10 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 7 (10.00%) Pensions Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Software Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) SOAP
2 21 (30.00%) Web Services
3 11 (15.71%) REST
4 10 (14.29%) Spring
4 10 (14.29%) XML
5 9 (12.86%) .NET
5 9 (12.86%) RESTful
6 7 (10.00%) JSON
7 6 (8.57%) Gherkin
7 6 (8.57%) XSD
8 5 (7.14%) J2EE
8 5 (7.14%) Middleware
9 4 (5.71%) CSS
9 4 (5.71%) HTML
9 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
9 4 (5.71%) WSDL
10 3 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (4.29%) Kafka
10 3 (4.29%) Spring Security
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Defect Management
3 22 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 19 (27.14%) Scrum
5 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
6 14 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 13 (18.57%) API Testing
8 12 (17.14%) SDLC
9 11 (15.71%) Automated Testing
9 11 (15.71%) BDD
9 11 (15.71%) SOA
10 9 (12.86%) Performance Testing
11 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Functional Testing
13 6 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
13 6 (8.57%) TDD
13 6 (8.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) Groovy
4 16 (22.86%) Python
5 14 (20.00%) C#
6 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
7 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.29%) Scala
10 2 (2.86%) C
10 2 (2.86%) F#
10 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.43%) VB
11 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.57%) ISEB
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
1 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) Kibana
2 3 (4.29%) logstash
3 2 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) HP
2 18 (25.71%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.14%) IBM
6 4 (5.71%) VMware
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Capita
9 1 (1.43%) Apigee
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