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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
North West / Manchester
Rank 84 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 0.47% 1.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 2.53% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 14
Median daily rate £320 £310 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -2.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
223 356 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.58% 18.58% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 206 140
Median daily rate £375 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £31.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +12.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) WSDL
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 2 (13.33%) Secure Coding
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) FindBugs
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (13.33%) Checkstyle
4 2 (13.33%) FindBugs
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SOA Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) WSDL
4 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (6.67%) .NET
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) OWASP
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
4 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy