Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 206 203
Rank change year-on-year +24 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 17 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.25% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 1.72% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 27
North West median daily rate £310 £329 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.70% -6.07% +8.95%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £163
90th Percentile £503 £416 £500
England median daily rate £403 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - £41.00

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 983 988 1163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.40% 14.47% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 667 699
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the North West

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the North West

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Cheshire +17 9 £336 -13.23%
Manchester +16 6 £300 -6.25% 3
Merseyside +4 2 £325 - 1
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) SOAP
4 7 (41.18%) API Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) T4 Templates
8 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 3 (17.65%) FxCop
8 3 (17.65%) SDLC
8 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
8 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
8 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
8 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (11.76%) Intranet

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.76%) PegaRULES
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) FxCop
2 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
2 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
2 3 (17.65%) T4 Templates
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UI Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Node.js
4 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) WCF
5 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
1 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) API Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Big Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) CA
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Pega
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel