Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 July 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 88 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +5
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 0.68% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.95% 3.73% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Wales median daily rate £368 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.67% +1.01%
10th Percentile £240 £241 £278
90th Percentile £453 £350 £503
UK median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 - £31.75

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 339 241 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.86% 18.19% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 184 198
Wales median daily rate £406 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +4.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £309 £299 £285
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.91% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £55.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +17.02% +7.43%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Wales

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Wales

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Wales

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
South Wales -18 10 £368 +5.00% 3
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) JMeter
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) JMeter
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Capybara
7 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (10.00%) JUnit
7 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) Product Management
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Groovy
4 1 (10.00%) Java 8
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft