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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £328 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.70% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 121 156 175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.00% 16.83% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 120 110
Median daily rate £425 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +13.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Chester - 4 £293 - 1
SoapUI
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 5 (83.33%) SOAP
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Swagger
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) FxCop
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FxCop
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
3 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Swagger
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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