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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 148 149 131
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 7 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 3.91% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Median daily rate £438 £340 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.67% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SoapUI
England

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
569 563 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.06% 12.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 363 233
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 5 - - 3
Merseyside +4 1 - -
Cheshire +3 1 £438 +12.90%
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 2 (16.67%) Rendezvous
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) JMeter
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JasperReports
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) JasperReports
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior TIBCO Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Rendezvous
2 2 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft