The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 84 76
Rank change year-on-year +30 -8  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.00% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 4.35% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £260 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.46% +4.00%  
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 161 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.00% 10.66% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Edinburgh

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Edinburgh

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 13 (52.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) TIBCO
4 12 (48.00%) Selenium
4 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) JSON
6 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
6 9 (36.00%) Subversion
6 9 (36.00%) MySQL
6 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (36.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (36.00%) REST
7 8 (32.00%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (32.00%) Bugzilla
7 8 (32.00%) Middleware
7 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 7 (28.00%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
10 5 (20.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (16.00%) Computer Science

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
1 9 (36.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
1 12 (48.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (36.00%) Subversion
3 8 (32.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
1 13 (52.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior TIBCO Developer
6 2 (8.00%) UI Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) JSON
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) REST
3 8 (32.00%) Middleware
4 7 (28.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Requirements Management
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Service Design
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (32.00%) CA Agile Central