Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 170 195
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 -1
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 16 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.32% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 1.93% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
Scotland median daily rate £273 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.42% +20.00% -26.67%
10th Percentile £250 £218 £263
90th Percentile £400 £372 £330
UK median daily rate £400 £384 £375
% change year-on-year +4.10% +2.47% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.50 - £41.00

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 841 725 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.89% 16.56% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 413 406
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £261
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 21
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +0.95%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 10 £375 +11.94%
Glasgow -1 6 £250 -23.08%
SoapUI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 13 (81.25%) SOAP
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 6 (37.50%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Swagger
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) XMLSpy
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) YAML
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Kanban

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
1 5 (31.25%) XMLSpy
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Firebug
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) XML Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) XML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SOA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) SOAP
2 11 (68.75%) XML
3 6 (37.50%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) Swagger
4 5 (31.25%) YAML
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Drools
6 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Release Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle