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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.59% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 110 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.82% 26.38% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 85 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (62.50%) JMeter
3 5 (62.50%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) The Grinder
4 4 (50.00%) Groovy
4 4 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) J2EE
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) RAD
4 4 (50.00%) Siebel
5 3 (37.50%) C
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) WinRunner
5 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Migration

SoapUI
Top Related 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) JMeter
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (50.00%) The Grinder
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (37.50%) WinRunner
5 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (50.00%) RAD
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) RUP
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Groovy
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Siebel
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM