The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / North West
Rank 128 143 123
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 2.32% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 20
Median daily rate £343 £310 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
460 603 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.50% 16.18% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 365 279
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £44.15 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SoapUI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Manchester +7 2 - - 2
Merseyside -2 2 £360 -4.00%
Cheshire +21 1 £325 -23.52% 2
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North West region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) WSDL
7 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 3 (16.67%) JMeter
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
8 3 (16.67%) SOA
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) LoadUI

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) JMeter
2 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Checkstyle
3 2 (11.11%) FindBugs
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) XML
2 8 (44.44%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) WSDL
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.11%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) XSD
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) OWASP
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Software AG
2 2 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £225 - £325 per day
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