Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 76 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 32 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.89% 1.52% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.93% 6.69% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 11
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £272 £313 £263
90th Percentile £445 £414 £434
UK median daily rate £405 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +1.25% +4.99% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -

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 462 269 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.24% 22.66% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 192 241
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £264 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £23.14 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.25% -57.93% +58.27%
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -11 29 £425 +21.43% 2
West Wales - 3 £425 -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (75.00%) Java
2 23 (71.88%) SOAP
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
5 17 (53.13%) API Testing
5 17 (53.13%) Scrum
6 16 (50.00%) Docker
6 16 (50.00%) REST
7 15 (46.88%) Selenium
7 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
7 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (43.75%) JIRA
8 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
9 12 (37.50%) BDD
9 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
9 12 (37.50%) Confluence
9 12 (37.50%) Ruby
9 12 (37.50%) TDD
10 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (34.38%) VPN
10 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (34.38%) Groovy
10 11 (34.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
11 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Maven
12 8 (25.00%) Spring

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 12 (37.50%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Redis
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (46.88%) Selenium
3 14 (43.75%) Cucumber
3 14 (43.75%) JIRA
4 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
5 9 (28.13%) Maven
6 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Fiddler
8 3 (9.38%) Gradle
8 3 (9.38%) JUnit
8 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
9 2 (6.25%) Flyway
9 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
9 2 (6.25%) TestNG
10 1 (3.13%) JMeter
10 1 (3.13%) Subversion
10 1 (3.13%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation Engineer
1 15 (46.88%) Test Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Web Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) SOAP
2 16 (50.00%) REST
3 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) Spring Boot
6 4 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.38%) iBATIS
8 2 (6.25%) EJB
8 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.25%) Java SE
9 1 (3.13%) Behat
9 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
1 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 17 (53.13%) API Testing
3 17 (53.13%) Scrum
4 15 (46.88%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
5 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Microservices
9 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Project Management
12 2 (6.25%) SDLC
12 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) Groovy
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) Automic
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Guidewire