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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 92 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.46% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.14% 2.57% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £320 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £335
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +5.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
255 350 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.50% 17.83% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 182 149
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 - -
SoapUI
North West

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 10 (71.43%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) WSDL
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
8 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) FindBugs
8 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (14.29%) OWASP
8 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
9 1 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Testing

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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) ClearCase
4 2 (14.29%) Checkstyle
4 2 (14.29%) FindBugs
5 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
2 3 (21.43%) QA Manager
2 3 (21.43%) QA Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) WSDL
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OWASP
4 2 (14.29%) Secure Coding
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BPEL
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy