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 27 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 -  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.30% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £260 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.70% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 165 216 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.44% 16.04% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 105 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 11 (52.38%) REST
4 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 11 (52.38%) Python
4 11 (52.38%) Subversion
4 11 (52.38%) JSON
5 10 (47.62%) MySQL
5 10 (47.62%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (47.62%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (42.86%) CA Agile Central
6 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Bugzilla
7 8 (38.10%) Scrum
7 8 (38.10%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) TIBCO
10 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
11 4 (19.05%) Middleware
12 3 (14.29%) Degree
13 2 (9.52%) Maven

SoapUI
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
1 10 (47.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
1 15 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 11 (52.38%) Subversion
4 9 (42.86%) Bugzilla
5 2 (9.52%) Maven
6 1 (4.76%) Appium
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Test Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) TIBCO Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) UI Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) JSON
2 11 (52.38%) REST
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Management
7 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Market Research
7 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.76%) Physics
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Statistics
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (28.57%) TIBCO