The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.96% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £43.26
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.47% 10.28% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 16
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
Liverpool - 4 £340 -
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) HTML

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase