The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.63% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
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 Luton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 27 13 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 16.98% 9.15% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 19 38
Median daily rate £480 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £51 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £468 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
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 Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Luton

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Expert
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian