Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 84 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 30 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.77% 1.32% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.38% 5.86% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 15
Wales median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -5.08%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £218
90th Percentile £468 £483 £430
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -2.30% - -

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 470 290 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.68% 22.48% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 196 262
Wales median daily rate £425 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £275
90th Percentile £582 £568 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +43.79% +29.66%
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.71% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 27 £425 +13.33% 3
West Wales - 3 £425 -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (80.00%) Java
1 24 (80.00%) SOAP
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 18 (60.00%) Scrum
5 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
5 17 (56.67%) REST
5 17 (56.67%) API Testing
6 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 16 (53.33%) Docker
7 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
8 14 (46.67%) Selenium
8 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (43.33%) JIRA
9 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
10 12 (40.00%) BDD
10 12 (40.00%) WebDriver
10 12 (40.00%) Confluence
10 12 (40.00%) TDD
10 12 (40.00%) Ruby
11 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (36.67%) Groovy
11 11 (36.67%) VPN
11 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (36.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (33.33%) Maven
13 9 (30.00%) Spring
13 9 (30.00%) Web Services
14 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 8 (26.67%) Git (software)

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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Redis
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (46.67%) Selenium
3 13 (43.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (43.33%) JIRA
4 12 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (33.33%) Maven
6 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (13.33%) Fiddler
9 3 (10.00%) Gradle
9 3 (10.00%) JUnit
9 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
9 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.67%) Flyway
10 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
10 2 (6.67%) TestNG
11 1 (3.33%) Capybara
11 1 (3.33%) TestRail
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 15 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) SOAP
2 17 (56.67%) REST
3 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 4 (13.33%) iBATIS
6 4 (13.33%) Thymeleaf
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) EJB
7 3 (10.00%) Java SE
8 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
9 1 (3.33%) Behat
9 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Scrum
3 17 (56.67%) API Testing
3 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
4 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (40.00%) BDD
6 12 (40.00%) TDD
7 11 (36.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Microservices
9 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 5 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Ruby
4 11 (36.67%) Groovy
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Automic
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Guidewire