The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 109 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 19 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.09% 0.81% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.20% 7.00% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £530
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 264 300 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.20% 11.59% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 167 208
Median daily rate £389 £321 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.10% -14.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Scotland

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Scotland

SoapUI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SoapUI in Scotland

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +29 18 £425 +63.46%
Fife - 1 £300 -
SoapUI
UK

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) TIBCO
4 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (42.31%) Web Services
5 11 (42.31%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) JSON
6 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
7 9 (34.62%) REST
7 9 (34.62%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
7 9 (34.62%) MySQL
8 8 (30.77%) SOAP
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
8 8 (30.77%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
9 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (26.92%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
11 5 (19.23%) Banking
11 5 (19.23%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (15.38%) Computer Science

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (19.23%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MySQL
1 9 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
1 13 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Subversion
4 8 (30.77%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
1 13 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Test Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior TIBCO Developer
4 2 (7.69%) UI Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) JSON
3 9 (34.62%) REST
4 8 (30.77%) Middleware
4 8 (30.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) OOD
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Service Design
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 8 (30.77%) CA Agile Central