Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 99 113
Rank change year-on-year +17 +14 -14
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.68% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Cheshire median daily rate £336 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.23% - +40.91%
10th Percentile £294 £341 £351
90th Percentile £513 £434 £474
North West median daily rate £310 £329 £350
% change year-on-year -5.70% -6.07% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 221 249 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.58% 16.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 186 181
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +12.18%
10th Percentile £305 £291 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Cheshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Cheshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Cheshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 6 £500 -
SoapUI
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
4 3 (33.33%) FxCop
4 3 (33.33%) MSBuild
4 3 (33.33%) T4 Templates
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) DataPower
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Intranet
5 2 (22.22%) CA
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (22.22%) PegaRULES
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) FxCop
1 3 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 3 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 3 (33.33%) T4 Templates
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (22.22%) DataPower
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) API Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Pega