The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 88 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 0.27% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.26% 2.67% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £260 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
SoapUI
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 150 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.06% 10.28% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 99 74
Average daily rate £355 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Edinburgh region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SoapUI
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) Java
3 15 (88.24%) Scrum
4 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
4 14 (82.35%) Web Services
4 14 (82.35%) JIRA
4 14 (82.35%) Kanban
5 13 (76.47%) User Stories
5 13 (76.47%) Defect Management
5 13 (76.47%) Selenium
5 13 (76.47%) JBoss
5 13 (76.47%) SOA
5 13 (76.47%) Java EE
6 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
7 11 (64.71%) Firebug
7 11 (64.71%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
10 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
10 1 (5.88%) SOAP

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) JIRA
2 13 (76.47%) Selenium
3 11 (64.71%) Firebug
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Web Services
2 13 (76.47%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 14 (82.35%) Kanban
3 14 (82.35%) Software Testing
4 13 (76.47%) Defect Management
4 13 (76.47%) SOA
4 13 (76.47%) User Stories
5 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle