Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 89 104
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -18
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 17 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.31% 1.07% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.80% 4.45% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 8
Wales median daily rate £385 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.08% +26.07%
10th Percentile £326 £218 £274
90th Percentile £483 £430 £433
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 293 337 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.50% 23.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 258 300
Wales median daily rate £418 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £301
90th Percentile £563 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +6.47% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £38.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.79% +29.66% -
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.79 £19.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £59.25 £62.00
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +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 January 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 18 January 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 +6 14 £375 +5.26% 2
North Wales - 3 £410 -
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 12 (70.59%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 10 (58.82%) Fiorano
2 10 (58.82%) HL7
2 10 (58.82%) JCAPS
3 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
3 9 (52.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
3 9 (52.94%) InterSystems
3 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) XSLT
3 9 (52.94%) IBM
4 8 (47.06%) Release Management
5 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) JIRA
7 5 (29.41%) QA
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Functional 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 10 (58.82%) JCAPS
2 9 (52.94%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.76%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) Capybara
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Mockito
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) XML
2 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 9 (52.94%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (52.94%) XSLT
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
1 10 (58.82%) Migration
2 9 (52.94%) Data Migration
3 8 (47.06%) Release Management
4 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) DSDM
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) HL7
2 5 (29.41%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Fiorano
2 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) InterSystems
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata