Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 19 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.59% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.99% 3.31% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 11
Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +8.21%
10th Percentile £315 £263 £263
90th Percentile £412 £434 £425
UK median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.47% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 272 332 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.78% 23.48% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 243 297
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £286
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
South Wales +16 16 £350 -6.67%
North Wales - 3 £410 -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 16 (84.21%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) SOAP
3 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
3 13 (68.42%) Migration
3 13 (68.42%) Fiorano
3 13 (68.42%) HL7
3 13 (68.42%) JCAPS
4 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
4 12 (63.16%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (63.16%) WebSphere
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 12 (63.16%) InterSystems
4 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (63.16%) XSLT
4 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 12 (63.16%) C++
5 11 (57.89%) Release Management
6 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (47.37%) Project Management
7 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
8 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
8 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
10 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (26.32%) JIRA
11 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
12 4 (21.05%) QA

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 13 (68.42%) JCAPS
2 12 (63.16%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (63.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Test Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) SOAP
3 12 (63.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 12 (63.16%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 12 (63.16%) Data Migration
3 11 (57.89%) Release Management
4 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
5 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
5 9 (47.37%) Project Management
6 7 (36.84%) Test Strategy
7 6 (31.58%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Service Management
9 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Coaching
10 3 (15.79%) DSDM
10 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) HL7
2 4 (21.05%) QA
3 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Fiorano
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 12 (63.16%) InterSystems
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica
3 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata