Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 148 130
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 -8
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.39% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 2.60% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 16
Manchester median daily rate £300 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% +6.06%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £163
90th Percentile £325 £370 £513
North West median daily rate £310 £329 £350
% change year-on-year -5.70% -6.07% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 513 539 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.38% 15.18% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 376 294
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £292 £306 £266
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.81 £25.00
90th Percentile £58.50 £40.00 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Manchester

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SoapUI in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 2 £300 -
SoapUI
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC

SoapUI
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) API Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA