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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 108 - 98
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £281 £315
% change year-on-year
+18.22% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +116.29%
SoapUI
England

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
172 146 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.39% 6.83% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 98 100
Average daily rate £418 £293 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.74% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 14
Average hourly rate £33.50 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.37% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £37.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire - - - -
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) XSD
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) EAI
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) FTP
5 3 (33.33%) WSDL
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (33.33%) webMethods
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) DataPower
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) CA LISA
5 3 (33.33%) Green Hat
6 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) WatiN
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Testing Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) XSD
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WSDL
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) EAI
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) CA LISA
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 3 (33.33%) webMethods
3 3 (33.33%) Green Hat
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP