Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 279 276
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +80
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 98 80 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.52% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 3.57% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 92
South East median daily rate £400 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +19.40%
10th Percentile £307 £322 £313
90th Percentile £483 £493 £504
England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 2,880 2,239 2,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.36% 14.68% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,755 1,349 1,524
South East median daily rate £438 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £585 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 64 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.06 £28.73
90th Percentile £67.25 £51.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Thames Valley -17 30 £425 +13.33% 10
Hampshire +23 26 £388 -13.89% 14
Surrey -14 17 £373 -0.67% 5
West Sussex -5 16 £410 +2.50%
Oxfordshire 0 13 £425 +6.25% 1
Berkshire -25 13 £395 +12.86% 8
Kent -12 4 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -30 4 £293 -43.61% 1
East Sussex -10 2 £413 +20.09%
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 81 (82.65%) Test Automation
2 63 (64.29%) Selenium
3 57 (58.16%) Java
4 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (54.08%) Web Services
6 51 (52.04%) API Testing
7 44 (44.90%) SOAP
7 44 (44.90%) Scrum
8 41 (41.84%) SQL
9 37 (37.76%) QA
10 33 (33.67%) Kanban
11 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (32.65%) JIRA
12 30 (30.61%) Oracle
13 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 25 (25.51%) HP
15 24 (24.49%) Performance Testing
15 24 (24.49%) System Integration Testing
16 21 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (21.43%) Confluence
17 20 (20.41%) Test Scripting
17 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (20.41%) Groovy
17 20 (20.41%) Defect Tracking
17 20 (20.41%) User Stories
17 20 (20.41%) .NET
18 19 (19.39%) Windows
18 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
18 19 (19.39%) SpecFlow
19 18 (18.37%) Test Strategy

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 21 (21.43%) Confluence
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.02%) Force.com
5 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) PuTTY
1 15 (15.31%) WinSCP
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
3 3 (3.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.02%) DSL
5 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.02%) Internet
5 1 (1.02%) SMS
5 1 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (64.29%) Selenium
2 32 (32.65%) JIRA
3 21 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (19.39%) Jenkins
4 19 (19.39%) SpecFlow
5 18 (18.37%) HP UFT
6 17 (17.35%) Ant
6 17 (17.35%) LoadRunner
6 17 (17.35%) Maven
7 16 (16.33%) Eclipse
8 15 (15.31%) Cucumber
8 15 (15.31%) Oracle APEX
8 15 (15.31%) TestNG
9 14 (14.29%) JUnit
10 11 (11.22%) JMeter
11 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
12 6 (6.12%) Gatling
12 6 (6.12%) NeoLoad
13 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
13 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Publishing
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Billing
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (29.59%) Analyst
2 27 (27.55%) Tester
3 26 (26.53%) Test Analyst
4 18 (18.37%) Test Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) QA Tester
7 11 (11.22%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (11.22%) Developer
8 10 (10.20%) QA Engineer
9 9 (9.18%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.14%) Developer in Test
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Test Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Designer
12 5 (5.10%) Integration Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Integration Test Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
12 5 (5.10%) QA Analyst
12 5 (5.10%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.10%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.08%) Web Services
2 44 (44.90%) SOAP
3 20 (20.41%) .NET
4 14 (14.29%) RESTful
4 14 (14.29%) XML
5 12 (12.24%) Gherkin
6 10 (10.20%) REST
7 6 (6.12%) JSON
7 6 (6.12%) WSDL
8 5 (5.10%) Middleware
9 4 (4.08%) Ajax
9 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.08%) XSD
10 3 (3.06%) Java EE
11 2 (2.04%) CSS
11 2 (2.04%) CSS3
11 2 (2.04%) HTML
11 2 (2.04%) HTML5
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (1.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.06%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Robotics
6 1 (1.02%) STB
6 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 17 (17.35%) Linux
3 15 (15.31%) Windows Server
4 14 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (82.65%) Test Automation
2 54 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (52.04%) API Testing
4 44 (44.90%) Scrum
5 33 (33.67%) Kanban
6 24 (24.49%) Performance Testing
6 24 (24.49%) System Integration Testing
7 20 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.41%) Defect Tracking
7 20 (20.41%) Test Scripting
7 20 (20.41%) User Stories
8 18 (18.37%) Defect Management
8 18 (18.37%) Scenario Testing
8 18 (18.37%) Test Strategy
9 16 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (16.33%) Test Planning
10 14 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (14.29%) DevOps
10 14 (14.29%) Test Management
11 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.16%) Java
2 41 (41.84%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) Groovy
4 16 (16.33%) C#
5 14 (14.29%) F#
6 11 (11.22%) Scala
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) VB
9 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.02%) SOQL
10 1 (1.02%) SOSL
10 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
1 16 (16.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.27%) ISEB
4 11 (11.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.14%) Degree
5 7 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.76%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
2 1 (1.02%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 30 (30.61%) Oracle
2 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) HP
4 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 14 (14.29%) VMware
5 13 (13.27%) Software AG
5 13 (13.27%) webMethods
6 12 (12.24%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (10.20%) Atlassian
7 10 (10.20%) Talend
8 1 (1.02%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.02%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.02%) TIBCO