Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 265 274
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +35
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 65 135 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 5.12% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 105 96
South East median daily rate £338 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +6.92% +21.37%
10th Percentile £252 £318 £313
90th Percentile £493 £488 £475
England median daily rate £400 £410 £389
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £13.50
England median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.81% +20.00%

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 2701 2638 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.81% 14.19% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1685 1476
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £258
90th Percentile £544 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 86 60
South East median hourly rate £44.25 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £15.00 £29.38 £17.80
90th Percentile £74.34 £59.31 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Thames Valley -8 23 £331 -24.72% 6
Hampshire +8 19 £325 -30.11% 5
Surrey -20 18 £360 -15.29% 3
Berkshire +27 13 £338 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire - 10 £286 - 1
West Sussex +6 5 £310 -0.80%
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 43 (66.15%) Test Automation
2 37 (56.92%) Java
3 32 (49.23%) Selenium
4 30 (46.15%) SQL
5 29 (44.62%) SOAP
5 29 (44.62%) HP
6 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (35.38%) Oracle
7 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
8 19 (29.23%) ISEB
9 18 (27.69%) Defect Management
10 17 (26.15%) Test Strategy
10 17 (26.15%) LoadRunner
11 16 (24.62%) C#
11 16 (24.62%) BDD
12 15 (23.08%) SDLC
12 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
12 15 (23.08%) Groovy
12 15 (23.08%) JIRA
13 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
13 14 (21.54%) Scrum
13 14 (21.54%) Web Services
13 14 (21.54%) Python
13 14 (21.54%) HP UFT
14 13 (20.00%) API Testing
15 11 (16.92%) SOA
15 11 (16.92%) Windows
15 11 (16.92%) Exploratory Testing
16 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL

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 5 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) PuTTY
1 4 (6.15%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 32 (49.23%) Selenium
2 17 (26.15%) LoadRunner
3 15 (23.08%) JIRA
4 14 (21.54%) HP UFT
5 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
6 6 (9.23%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.23%) TestNG
7 5 (7.69%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.15%) Ant
8 4 (6.15%) Maven
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.15%) Toad
8 4 (6.15%) XMLSpy
9 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.62%) JMeter
10 2 (3.08%) JUnit
11 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Back Office
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Law
5 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 23 (35.38%) Test Analyst
3 14 (21.54%) Tester
4 12 (18.46%) Test Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Pensions Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Web Tester
8 5 (7.69%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Designer
10 3 (4.62%) SOA Designer
10 3 (4.62%) Software Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) SOAP
2 14 (21.54%) Web Services
3 9 (13.85%) Middleware
3 9 (13.85%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) .NET
5 6 (9.23%) REST
5 6 (9.23%) Spring
6 4 (6.15%) XSD
7 3 (4.62%) RESTful
7 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.62%) Spring Security
7 3 (4.62%) WSDL
8 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.08%) JPA
9 1 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.54%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (1.54%) J2EE
9 1 (1.54%) JMS
9 1 (1.54%) JSON
9 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 6 (9.23%) Unix
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (66.15%) Test Automation
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) Test Scripting
4 18 (27.69%) Defect Management
5 17 (26.15%) Test Strategy
6 16 (24.62%) BDD
7 15 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 15 (23.08%) SDLC
8 14 (21.54%) Scrum
9 13 (20.00%) API Testing
10 11 (16.92%) Exploratory Testing
10 11 (16.92%) SOA
11 10 (15.38%) Software Testing
11 10 (15.38%) TDD
12 8 (12.31%) Regression Testing
13 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
14 6 (9.23%) DevOps
14 6 (9.23%) Process Improvement
14 6 (9.23%) Scenario Testing
14 6 (9.23%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Java
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) C#
4 15 (23.08%) Groovy
5 14 (21.54%) Python
6 10 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.15%) F#
9 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.62%) C
11 2 (3.08%) VBScript
12 1 (1.54%) Scala
12 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (29.23%) ISEB
2 14 (21.54%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (6.15%) vSphere
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.15%) vRealize
3 1 (1.54%) Kibana
3 1 (1.54%) logstash
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) HP
2 23 (35.38%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) IBM
5 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Apigee
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £375 per day
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