The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.13% 0.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 63 61 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.21% 21.94% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 137 94
Median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Cardiff

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 7 (77.78%) HL7
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
2 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (66.67%) InterSystems
3 6 (66.67%) Fiorano
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (66.67%) JCAPS
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Leader
3 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
3 4 (44.44%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) XSLT
3 6 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Data Migration
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
1 7 (77.78%) Release Management
1 7 (77.78%) Service Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) HL7
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Fiorano
2 6 (66.67%) InterSystems