The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
Rank 380 429 467
Rank change year-on-year +49 +38  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 208 222 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 2.87% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 148 107
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £560
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7769 7745 7088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.30% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5235 5162 4523
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 188 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.80 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK 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
England +30 182 £375 -6.25% 40
London -15 51 £450 +7.14% 18
East of England +11 29 £400 +14.28% 1
South East -17 26 £350 -15.15% 6
South West +22 19 £325 - 3
Scotland +20 19 £400 -
Edinburgh +31 18 £425 +63.46%
East Midlands +2 14 £400 +45.45% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £350 - 2
North East - 13 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 13 £350 - 2
Essex +4 12 £350 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire +24 10 £295 +2.60% 4
West Yorkshire +24 10 £295 +2.60% 4
Surrey -12 10 £375 -6.25% 4
North West +30 9 £275 -24.13% 1
West Midlands +16 9 £475 -5.00% 4
Bedfordshire +6 9 £445 -
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £325 -
Nottingham +15 8 £375 +22.44% 1
Bristol +13 8 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £375 +22.44% 1
Hertfordshire +5 8 £350 -
Hampshire +7 7 £303 -34.78% 2
Berkshire +27 6 £319 -46.87%
Manchester +17 6 £275 - 1
Leeds +16 6 £268 -6.95% 3
Northamptonshire - 6 £431 -
City of London 0 5 £470 +10.58% 4
Telford +34 4 £475 -

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 293 (66.74%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (63.55%) Selenium
3 256 (58.31%) Java
4 222 (50.57%) SOAP
5 169 (38.50%) Web Services
6 158 (35.99%) QA
7 152 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 144 (32.80%) Scrum
9 132 (30.07%) SQL
10 130 (29.61%) JIRA
11 124 (28.25%) Jenkins
12 118 (26.88%) BDD
13 111 (25.28%) Cucumber
14 106 (24.15%) WebDriver
15 97 (22.10%) Git (software)
16 93 (21.18%) TDD
16 93 (21.18%) Automated Testing
17 92 (20.96%) Test Scripting
18 86 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
19 85 (19.36%) API Testing
20 81 (18.45%) RESTful
20 81 (18.45%) XML
21 79 (18.00%) Performance Testing
22 76 (17.31%) Groovy
22 76 (17.31%) Finance
23 75 (17.08%) JMeter
24 71 (16.17%) Integration Testing
25 70 (15.95%) Gherkin
25 70 (15.95%) Maven
26 67 (15.26%) Test Strategy

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills 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 64 (14.58%) Confluence
2 36 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 27 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 19 (4.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 16 (3.64%) JBoss
6 11 (2.51%) Apache
7 5 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.91%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.68%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.46%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.46%) Documentum
10 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.46%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (4.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.68%) Magento
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.56%) GitHub
3 16 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.23%) Boomi
6 1 (0.23%) Firebase
6 1 (0.23%) Force.com
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.51%) HTTP
1 11 (2.51%) PuTTY
2 8 (1.82%) Internet
3 7 (1.59%) WinSCP
4 6 (1.37%) SSL
5 5 (1.14%) FTP
5 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.68%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.10%) MySQL
2 17 (3.87%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.14%) DB2
9 4 (0.91%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.68%) Redis
10 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.46%) Big Data
11 2 (0.46%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 279 (63.55%) Selenium
2 130 (29.61%) JIRA
3 124 (28.25%) Jenkins
4 111 (25.28%) Cucumber
5 106 (24.15%) WebDriver
6 97 (22.10%) Git (software)
7 75 (17.08%) JMeter
8 70 (15.95%) Maven
9 56 (12.76%) LoadRunner
10 55 (12.53%) JUnit
11 48 (10.93%) Ant
12 35 (7.97%) HP UFT
13 26 (5.92%) SpecFlow
13 26 (5.92%) Subversion
14 25 (5.69%) TeamCity
15 24 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (5.24%) Eclipse
17 20 (4.56%) JBehave
18 16 (3.64%) Gradle
18 16 (3.64%) TestNG
General
1 76 (17.31%) Finance
2 25 (5.69%) Banking
3 24 (5.47%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.24%) Marketing
4 23 (5.24%) Retail
5 19 (4.33%) Electronics
5 19 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.59%) Games
7 5 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Back Office
9 2 (0.46%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 130 (29.61%) Tester
2 116 (26.42%) Analyst
3 108 (24.60%) Test Analyst
4 92 (20.96%) Developer
5 67 (15.26%) Automation Tester
6 50 (11.39%) Java Developer
6 50 (11.39%) Test Engineer
7 42 (9.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 41 (9.34%) QA Tester
9 24 (5.47%) Selenium Tester
9 24 (5.47%) Test Leader
10 23 (5.24%) Java Automation Tester
11 22 (5.01%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 21 (4.78%) Test Automation Engineer
13 18 (4.10%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 18 (4.10%) Software Tester
14 17 (3.87%) Automation Test Lead
15 14 (3.19%) Java Engineer
15 14 (3.19%) QA Analyst
15 14 (3.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (50.57%) SOAP
2 169 (38.50%) Web Services
3 81 (18.45%) RESTful
3 81 (18.45%) XML
4 70 (15.95%) Gherkin
5 66 (15.03%) JSON
6 64 (14.58%) REST
7 50 (11.39%) Spring
8 40 (9.11%) HTML
9 36 (8.20%) .NET
10 33 (7.52%) CSS
11 32 (7.29%) J2EE
11 32 (7.29%) XSD
12 31 (7.06%) Hibernate
13 24 (5.47%) Middleware
14 19 (4.33%) WSDL
15 17 (3.87%) JMS
16 14 (3.19%) Java EE
17 13 (2.96%) EJB
17 13 (2.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.28%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (0.91%) iPad
6 4 (0.91%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Clustering
7 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.46%) Fintech
7 2 (0.46%) Replication
8 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.67%) Linux
2 39 (8.88%) Unix
3 28 (6.38%) Windows
4 18 (4.10%) Android
4 18 (4.10%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.91%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.46%) Solaris
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (66.74%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 144 (32.80%) Scrum
4 118 (26.88%) BDD
5 93 (21.18%) Automated Testing
5 93 (21.18%) TDD
6 92 (20.96%) Test Scripting
7 86 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (19.36%) API Testing
9 79 (18.00%) Performance Testing
10 71 (16.17%) Integration Testing
11 67 (15.26%) Test Strategy
12 66 (15.03%) Defect Management
13 62 (14.12%) Automation Testing
14 61 (13.90%) Kanban
15 57 (12.98%) User Stories
16 54 (12.30%) Continuous Delivery
16 54 (12.30%) Unit Testing
17 51 (11.62%) Software Engineering
18 50 (11.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 256 (58.31%) Java
2 132 (30.07%) SQL
3 76 (17.31%) Groovy
4 59 (13.44%) JavaScript
5 55 (12.53%) Python
6 54 (12.30%) C#
7 32 (7.29%) Scala
8 21 (4.78%) Ruby
9 16 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.96%) C
11 12 (2.73%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.28%) Perl
13 7 (1.59%) F#
13 7 (1.59%) XPath
14 6 (1.37%) VBScript
15 5 (1.14%) AspectJ
16 4 (0.91%) PHP
16 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.91%) VB
16 4 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (11.62%) ISEB
2 41 (9.34%) ISTQB
3 28 (6.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.51%) Degree
7 10 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.05%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (35.99%) QA
2 21 (4.78%) SDET
3 6 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (1.59%) vSphere
2 5 (1.14%) Docker
3 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (4.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.59%) Ansible
2 7 (1.59%) vRealize
3 5 (1.14%) Kibana
3 5 (1.14%) logstash
4 3 (0.68%) Grafana
4 3 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.68%) Puppet
4 3 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.46%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.46%) Consul
5 2 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.23%) Ambari
6 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 65 (14.81%) Oracle
2 49 (11.16%) Atlassian
3 40 (9.11%) Microsoft
4 37 (8.43%) HP
5 19 (4.33%) SAP
6 18 (4.10%) IBM
7 14 (3.19%) TIBCO
8 10 (2.28%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.05%) VMware
10 8 (1.82%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.59%) hybris
12 6 (1.37%) Google
12 6 (1.37%) Pega
13 5 (1.14%) Siebel
14 4 (0.91%) Green Hat
14 4 (0.91%) Guidewire
14 4 (0.91%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.91%) webMethods
15 3 (0.68%) Informatica
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago