The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 69 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -23  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.54% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 0.70% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £250 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £500 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 95 143 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 17.03% 24.83% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 104 57
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +44.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in South Wales

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in South Wales

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cardiff - 2 £300 -
SoapUI
Wales

SoapUI
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
5 5 (45.45%) JMeter
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 4 (36.36%) Groovy
6 4 (36.36%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) RAD
6 4 (36.36%) Siebel
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
7 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
7 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
7 3 (27.27%) Migration

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JMeter
2 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
4 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) XML Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Fintech
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 4 (36.36%) RAD
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) RUP
5 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Groovy
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Siebel
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM