The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 97 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 1.14% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.75% 8.33% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 2
Average daily rate £310 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SoapUI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
327 192 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.80% 13.73% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 149 69
Average daily rate £344 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 - £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Manchester region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI.

1 14 (82.35%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
4 6 (35.29%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) XML
5 5 (29.41%) Unix
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) API Development
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Telerik
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 1 (5.88%) JavaScript

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Author
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Author
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Tester
3 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Web Author
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Writer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) SOAP
2 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 10 (58.82%) RESTful
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) API Development
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
1 5 (29.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) Telerik
3 1 (5.88%) HP
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