The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 June 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - 87
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% - 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.15% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £286 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 222 86 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.83% 8.93% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 115 149
Median daily rate £388 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £28.38 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £60.13 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Buckinghamshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Buckinghamshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Milton Keynes - 5 £286 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
SoapUI
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) API Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Web Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) API Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP