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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 92 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.76% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.53% 0.54% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
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£435 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 - £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £43.26
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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
186 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.05% 14.06% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 124 83
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (82.61%) SOAP
2 17 (73.91%) QA
3 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) TDD
5 11 (47.83%) Selenium
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) BDD
7 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) SOA
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
9 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (21.74%) Middleware
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Telerik
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
10 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
10 5 (21.74%) WSDL
10 5 (21.74%) JMS
10 5 (21.74%) XML
10 5 (21.74%) XSD

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
1 7 (30.43%) QA Tester
2 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 4 (17.39%) SOA Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (13.04%) QA Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) SOAP
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) Gherkin
4 5 (21.74%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) XSD
4 5 (21.74%) XSLT
4 5 (21.74%) JMS
4 5 (21.74%) WSDL
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (8.70%) WebCenter
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (56.52%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.04%) ERP
8 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 3 (13.04%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.70%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Groovy
4 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (21.74%) Telerik
2 2 (8.70%) Endeca
2 2 (8.70%) Retek
2 2 (8.70%) ATG
2 2 (8.70%) Stellent
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Eloqua