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 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 144 134
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.24% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.49% 1.60% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £360 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 335 437 304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.20% 14.85% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 241 158
Median daily rate £400 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.47% -6.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £39.50 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +15 3 £350 +34.61% 1
Glasgow +1 3 £370 +13.84%
SoapUI
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
1 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (62.50%) Web Services
4 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
5 12 (50.00%) Python
5 12 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 11 (45.83%) Linux
6 11 (45.83%) Subversion
6 11 (45.83%) REST
6 11 (45.83%) JSON
7 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 10 (41.67%) MySQL
8 9 (37.50%) Bugzilla
8 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
8 9 (37.50%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
10 7 (29.17%) SOAP
11 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
12 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
13 4 (16.67%) Middleware
14 3 (12.50%) Maven
14 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering

SoapUI
Co-occurring 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 2 (8.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
1 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (45.83%) Subversion
5 9 (37.50%) Bugzilla
6 3 (12.50%) Maven
7 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.17%) Ant
8 1 (4.17%) Appium
8 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
8 1 (4.17%) GitLab
8 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (25.00%) TIBCO Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) UI Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Tester
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) Web Services
2 11 (45.83%) JSON
2 11 (45.83%) REST
3 7 (29.17%) SOAP
4 4 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) API Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) Groovy
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (25.00%) TIBCO