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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 77 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 0.086% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £281 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.22% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.29%
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
180 136 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.77% 11.64% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 89
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £28.13 £32.00 £24.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% +29.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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
Bury - 3 £225 -
Stockport - - - -
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Retail
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) ERP
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Zephyr
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) Mainframe

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (21.43%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Lead Tester
5 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) SOAP
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) ERP
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
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