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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 86 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.084% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.13 -
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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
193 143 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.12% 11.96% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 70
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.48% -67.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle