Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 185 216
Rank change year-on-year +49 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 60 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 0.31% 0.062%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.42% 1.85% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 2
South West median daily rate £350 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.75% -5.36%
10th Percentile £301 £308 £306
90th Percentile £438 £638 £362
England median daily rate £401 £390 £383
% change year-on-year +2.88% +1.96% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - £41.00

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 935 974 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.49% 16.97% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 670 662
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £517 £526 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%
10th Percentile £32.60 £24.72 £30.20
90th Percentile £57.05 £51.66 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the South West

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the South West

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the South West

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Bristol +26 33 £330 +1.54% 1
Gloucestershire +21 13 £425 -15.00%
Dorset +8 5 £418 +12.84%
Somerset - 5 £425 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 45 (75.00%) SOAP
2 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (65.00%) Java
4 37 (61.67%) Selenium
4 37 (61.67%) Test Automation
5 29 (48.33%) Cucumber
6 25 (41.67%) BDD
7 20 (33.33%) QA
8 19 (31.67%) XML
9 17 (28.33%) .NET
9 17 (28.33%) JSON
10 16 (26.67%) Maven
10 16 (26.67%) Finance
10 16 (26.67%) C#
10 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
11 15 (25.00%) REST
12 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
12 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
13 13 (21.67%) SDLC
13 13 (21.67%) TDD
14 12 (20.00%) JMeter
14 12 (20.00%) Web Services
14 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 11 (18.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 11 (18.33%) Compatibility Testing
15 11 (18.33%) CSS
15 11 (18.33%) Python
15 11 (18.33%) HTML
15 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
15 11 (18.33%) Ant

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.67%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) SMS
3 2 (3.33%) PuTTY
3 2 (3.33%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Firebird
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (61.67%) Selenium
2 29 (48.33%) Cucumber
3 16 (26.67%) Maven
4 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (20.00%) JMeter
6 11 (18.33%) Ant
7 9 (15.00%) JIRA
7 9 (15.00%) SpecFlow
8 8 (13.33%) Gradle
8 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
8 8 (13.33%) TeamCity
9 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
10 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
10 6 (10.00%) HP UFT
11 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (6.67%) JUnit
11 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
12 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.67%) Electronics
3 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 10 (16.67%) Marketing
4 8 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Tester
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Analyst
3 11 (18.33%) QA Tester
4 10 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
4 10 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) webMethods Consultant
8 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) TIBCO Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (75.00%) SOAP
2 19 (31.67%) XML
3 17 (28.33%) .NET
3 17 (28.33%) JSON
4 15 (25.00%) REST
5 12 (20.00%) Web Services
6 11 (18.33%) CSS
6 11 (18.33%) HTML
7 8 (13.33%) JDBC
8 7 (11.67%) Ajax
8 7 (11.67%) XSD
9 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
9 4 (6.67%) jQuery
9 4 (6.67%) RESTful
9 4 (6.67%) Spring
10 3 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
11 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.33%) Spring Web Flow
12 1 (1.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) AIX
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (71.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) Test Automation
3 25 (41.67%) BDD
4 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 13 (21.67%) SDLC
5 13 (21.67%) TDD
6 11 (18.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 10 (16.67%) API Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.00%) Manual Testing
9 6 (10.00%) OOP
9 6 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.33%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) VBScript
7 4 (6.67%) C
7 4 (6.67%) Groovy
7 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.00%) Jython
9 2 (3.33%) F#
10 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Delphi
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Kibana
2 1 (1.67%) logstash
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) SAP
2 7 (11.67%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) webMethods
3 6 (10.00%) ATG
3 6 (10.00%) hybris
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) CA
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Software AG