Period
to 18 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 94 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 +16
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.78% 0.81% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 3.23% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 17
Wales median daily rate £296 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.29% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £239 £270 £286
90th Percentile £340 £438 £393
UK median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year +118.18% - -

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 280 371 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.86% 25.19% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 305 184
Wales median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £307 £289
90th Percentile £575 £575 £518
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Wales median hourly rate £35.75 £28.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.68% -49.09% +26.44%
10th Percentile £28.13 £28.00 £20.15
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.00 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +0.59%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +12 11 £296 -30.29% 2
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
5 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
8 1 (9.09%) TestRail
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) API Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 1 (9.09%) Behat

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) TestRail
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Behat
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
4 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) API Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) SAP