The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 112 - 100
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% - 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.26 -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
198 174 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.14% 8.82% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 100 105
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 8
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.25 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
SoapUI
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Birmingham - 2 £388 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CA LISA
2 1 (33.33%) Green Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) Green Hat