The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 84 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.088% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £181 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £331 £381
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -13.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
155 129 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.60% 11.34% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 78 64
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -28.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SoapUI
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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 30 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle