The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 51 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.47% - 2.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% - 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£319 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
SoapUI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
68 41 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.81% 17.52% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 46
Average daily rate £350 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £345 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Lancashire region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - - - -
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI.

1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM