Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 13 December 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 90 152
Rank change year-on-year +5 +62 -40
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 17 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.30% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.30% 3.79% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
North East median daily rate £350 £475 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +53.23% -26.19%
10th Percentile £300 £463 £235
90th Percentile £409 £488 £317
England median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +3.45% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 321 211 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.49% 17.34% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 147 297
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86% -9.76%
10th Percentile £300 £312 £258
90th Percentile £557 £615 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%
10th Percentile £27.58 £39.38 £26.03
90th Percentile £34.53 £48.33 £29.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the North East

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the North East

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Durham - 11 £338 - 2
Tyne and Wear +4 6 £389 -18.11% 4
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) HP UFT
4 9 (52.94%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) VB
5 8 (47.06%) Data Mining
5 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
7 6 (35.29%) SOAP
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 5 (29.41%) REST
8 5 (29.41%) Test Management
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (17.65%) API Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
10 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
1 2 (11.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Selenium
2 10 (58.82%) HP UFT
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
5 3 (17.65%) JDeveloper
5 3 (17.65%) JMeter
5 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.76%) MSTest
6 2 (11.76%) Ranorex
6 2 (11.76%) Robot Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
7 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SOA Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) JMS
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Software Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) API Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) VB
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Guidewire