The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 24 April 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 58
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.28% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.40% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £319 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -34.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £415 £364
% change year-on-year -15.66% +14.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 106 143 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.93% 19.97% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 33
Median daily rate £488 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £313 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in West Sussex

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) XMLSpy
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) API Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (75.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle