Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 12 December 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +34
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.88% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Chester median daily rate £500 - -
Cheshire median daily rate £310 £338 £425
% change year-on-year -8.15% -20.59% +54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.35% 21.15% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 25
Chester median daily rate £350 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +14.48% -
10th Percentile £297 £313 £265
90th Percentile £493 £488 £494
Cheshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £26.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Chester

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Chester

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Chester over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Chester region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (50.00%) FxCop
3 3 (50.00%) T4 Templates
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (33.33%) DataPower
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) PegaRULES
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) PegaRULES
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) FxCop
1 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (50.00%) T4 Templates
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test 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%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Pega