The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 68 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 15 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.22% 2.10% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.44% 10.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 21
Median daily rate £360 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £535 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -15.29% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 233 258 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 18.91% 20.08% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 183 110
Median daily rate £425 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.60% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +233.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Surrey

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Surrey over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Surrey

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Redhill - 5 £350 -
SoapUI
South East

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

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 14 (77.78%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) Groovy
3 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
4 13 (72.22%) JIRA
4 13 (72.22%) HP
5 12 (66.67%) Selenium
5 12 (66.67%) Defect Management
6 10 (55.56%) HP UFT
7 9 (50.00%) ISEB
8 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
8 8 (44.44%) Oracle
8 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
9 6 (33.33%) SDLC
10 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
10 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
10 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
11 4 (22.22%) V-Model
11 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (22.22%) SQL
11 4 (22.22%) Web Services
12 3 (16.67%) SOAP
12 3 (16.67%) QA
13 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
13 2 (11.11%) BDD
13 2 (11.11%) Linux

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JIRA
2 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) TestNG
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 15 (83.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Pensions Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Process Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) V-Model
7 2 (11.11%) BDD
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Analytics
8 1 (5.56%) Coaching
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Groovy
2 14 (77.78%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft