Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 77 96
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 -9
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.59% 0.99% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 4.85% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
South Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £400 £434 £425
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 227 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.81% 20.36% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 168 267
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £288 £300
90th Percentile £482 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Cardiff -2 14 £363 -1.69%
SoapUI
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 15 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) SOAP
3 12 (80.00%) Migration
3 12 (80.00%) Fiorano
3 12 (80.00%) IBM
3 12 (80.00%) HL7
3 12 (80.00%) JCAPS
4 11 (73.33%) Data Migration
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (73.33%) WebSphere
4 11 (73.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) C++
4 11 (73.33%) XSLT
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) InterSystems
4 11 (73.33%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (66.67%) Release Management
6 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (60.00%) ITIL
7 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
7 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (33.33%) Project Management
8 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) NHS
9 4 (26.67%) Service Management
9 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis

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 12 (80.00%) JCAPS
2 11 (73.33%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (73.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (86.67%) SOAP
3 11 (73.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (73.33%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Migration
2 11 (73.33%) Data Migration
3 10 (66.67%) Release Management
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) Service Management
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) HL7
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Fiorano
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) InterSystems
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata