The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 27 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.27% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 19.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £398 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £364
% change year-on-year -14.89% +13.05%  
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36 32 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.65% 9.88% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 26
Median daily rate £375 £383 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -19.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Bedfordshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Bedfordshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £450 -
Luton - 1 £225 -
SoapUI
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 13 (86.67%) JIRA
2 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) API Testing
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
5 10 (66.67%) Capybara
5 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
5 10 (66.67%) Calabash
5 10 (66.67%) Android
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (46.67%) QA
7 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (33.33%) C#
9 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 4 (26.67%) ISEB
9 4 (26.67%) SDET
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (20.00%) Perl
10 3 (20.00%) JUnit
10 3 (20.00%) TestNG
10 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
1 13 (86.67%) JIRA
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Calabash
2 10 (66.67%) Capybara
3 3 (20.00%) JBehave
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (20.00%) TestNG
4 2 (13.33%) Appium
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) Ant
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (60.00%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (53.33%) Mobile Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Expert
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Android
1 10 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) API Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) ATDD
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Feature Driven Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Python
1 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Java
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian