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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 0.78% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
324 385 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 14.75% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 204 103
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SoapUI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

SoapUI Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +24 1 £475 -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £288 -
Walsall - 1 - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) Selenium
5 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
6 7 (36.84%) QA
6 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
7 6 (31.58%) User Stories
8 5 (26.32%) Confluence
8 5 (26.32%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (26.32%) JMeter
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) JSON
9 4 (21.05%) Usability Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
9 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Documentum
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.53%) Ant
5 2 (10.53%) Gradle
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
5 2 (10.53%) SonarQube
5 2 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.53%) Toad
5 2 (10.53%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
6 1 (5.26%) LoadUI
6 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) SOAP
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) JAX-RS
5 2 (10.53%) RAML
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DataPower
1 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Usability Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (15.79%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Kanban
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Groovy
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Pega
2 2 (10.53%) webMethods
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Talend