The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 99 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.54% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 5.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £508 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.16% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £24.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.28% -
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
190 146 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.37% 9.77% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 82 68
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.67%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SoapUI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (45.45%) RESTful
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
7 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
7 2 (18.18%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) JasperReports
7 2 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) JasperReports
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
1 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
4 2 (18.18%) TIBCO Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior TIBCO Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
5 2 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Groovy
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 1 (9.09%) HP