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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 121 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.042% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.31% 0.33% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Median daily rate £288 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £500 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.34%
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
332 300 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.75% 12.54% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 147 97
Median daily rate £375 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -37.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 5 £538 -
Coventry - 3 £288 - 1
Warwickshire -4 1 £225 -55.00% 2
Kingswinford - 1 £310 -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 20 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Selenium
4 13 (52.00%) SOAP
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (40.00%) JIRA
6 10 (40.00%) Confluence
7 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Spring
8 7 (28.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Web Services
9 6 (24.00%) Puppet
9 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (24.00%) Maven
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) Kanban
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) User Stories
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.00%) RESTful
10 5 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (20.00%) JUnit

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 10 (40.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) Documentum
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) FTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (24.00%) Maven
6 5 (20.00%) JUnit
7 4 (16.00%) Ant
7 4 (16.00%) Fiddler
7 4 (16.00%) Gradle
7 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (16.00%) JMeter
7 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
7 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (16.00%) Travis CI
8 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.00%) ClearCase
9 2 (8.00%) ClearQuest
9 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) J2EE Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) SOAP
2 7 (28.00%) Spring
3 6 (24.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.00%) JAX-RS
5 4 (16.00%) RAML
6 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 2 (8.00%) ELK Stack
7 2 (8.00%) Hystrix
7 2 (8.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (8.00%) REST
7 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (8.00%) Swagger
7 2 (8.00%) WireMock
8 1 (4.00%) React
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) DataPower
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) IVR
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Kanban
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (20.00%) SOA
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.00%) API Design
8 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
8 4 (16.00%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (16.00%) OOP
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source Development
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Grafana
2 2 (8.00%) Graphite
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) webMethods
3 2 (8.00%) WSO2
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Genesys
4 1 (4.00%) KANA
4 1 (4.00%) Pega