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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 142 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 16 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.64% 4.29% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 3
Average daily rate £314 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £180.00
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
606 420 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 12.84% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 276 129
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -21 10 £310 -3.24% 3
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 1
Lancashire 0 1 £350 +7.69%
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 11 (36.67%) JSON
3 11 (36.67%) Selenium
4 10 (33.33%) QA
4 10 (33.33%) RESTful
4 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (23.33%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) .NET
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (20.00%) BDD
9 5 (16.67%) Gherkin
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) C#
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Tester
2 7 (23.33%) QA Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Author
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Author
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Web Author
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) SOAP
2 11 (36.67%) JSON
3 10 (33.33%) RESTful
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
4 7 (23.33%) XML
5 6 (20.00%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Gherkin
7 2 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) iSeries
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) API Development
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) HOOD
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) Groovy
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (10.00%) Telerik
4 2 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Rally
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago