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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 91 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.95% 1.54% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
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£320 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £315 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £315 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +500.00%
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
182 130 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.08% 9.25% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 76 48
Average daily rate £350 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.91 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.38% -75.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.45
% change year-on-year
-5.02% +4.13%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 1
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) SOAP
2 17 (70.83%) QA
3 14 (58.33%) Web Services
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) Groovy
6 10 (41.67%) JSON
6 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (41.67%) Subversion
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 9 (37.50%) Selenium
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.83%) SOA
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Open Source
9 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Kanban
11 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
11 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (12.50%) ERP
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle
11 3 (12.50%) Retail
11 3 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (12.50%) Test Automation

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Subversion
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) QA Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) SOAP
2 14 (58.33%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) JSON
4 6 (25.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Kanban
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Groovy
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle