The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 116 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 6 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% - 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% - 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£463 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £323 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
210 135 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.25% 6.50% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 103
Average daily rate £375 £320 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 15
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.27 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the West Midlands region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SoapUI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSD
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) CA LISA
4 3 (33.33%) Green Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) DataPower
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) webMethods
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (33.33%) JMeter
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) WatiN
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSD
3 3 (33.33%) WSDL
3 3 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) EAI
2 3 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CA LISA
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 3 (33.33%) webMethods
2 3 (33.33%) Green Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) HP