Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 187 210
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 +19
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 78 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.98% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 4.25% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 22
Midlands median daily rate £400 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -2.56% +25.81%
10th Percentile £303 £340 £365
90th Percentile £486 £590 £562
England median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -61.18% +33.86% -11.81%

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,448 1,154 1,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.22% 14.95% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 752 847
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £542 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 26
Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £33.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.58% -10.20% +16.89%
10th Percentile £14.90 £13.51 £20.50
90th Percentile £56.15 £52.72 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the Midlands

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -6 61 £400 -15.79% 9
East Midlands +22 17 £405 +15.57% 11
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 63 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (70.51%) Java
4 54 (69.23%) Selenium
5 43 (55.13%) Cucumber
6 33 (42.31%) API Testing
7 32 (41.03%) Scrum
8 30 (38.46%) TDD
8 30 (38.46%) SOAP
8 30 (38.46%) Web Services
9 28 (35.90%) QA
9 28 (35.90%) JIRA
9 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
9 28 (35.90%) Kanban
10 25 (32.05%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (30.77%) DevOps
11 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (30.77%) XML
12 23 (29.49%) RESTful
12 23 (29.49%) Confluence
13 22 (28.21%) BDD
14 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
15 18 (23.08%) Oracle
15 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
15 18 (23.08%) Groovy
16 17 (21.79%) WebDriver
16 17 (21.79%) ISEB
17 16 (20.51%) SQL
17 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
18 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 23 (29.49%) Confluence
2 7 (8.97%) JBoss
3 6 (7.69%) Documentum
4 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.85%) Apache
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) Notepad++
3 1 (1.28%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.28%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.28%) Flink
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 54 (69.23%) Selenium
2 43 (55.13%) Cucumber
3 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
3 28 (35.90%) JIRA
4 17 (21.79%) WebDriver
5 14 (17.95%) JMeter
6 13 (16.67%) JUnit
6 13 (16.67%) Maven
7 12 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 12 (15.38%) Subversion
8 10 (12.82%) Bitbucket
9 8 (10.26%) LoadUI
9 8 (10.26%) SonarQube
10 6 (7.69%) Mockito
10 6 (7.69%) Protractor
11 5 (6.41%) HP UFT
12 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
12 4 (5.13%) TestNG
12 4 (5.13%) Toad
13 3 (3.85%) Sahi
General
1 8 (10.26%) Retail
2 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Analyst
2 25 (32.05%) Test Analyst
3 21 (26.92%) Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Tester
5 11 (14.10%) Developer in Test
6 10 (12.82%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.69%) QA Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) QA Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
12 2 (2.56%) Development Manager
12 2 (2.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.46%) SOAP
1 30 (38.46%) Web Services
2 24 (30.77%) XML
3 23 (29.49%) RESTful
4 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
5 14 (17.95%) JSON
5 14 (17.95%) Spring
6 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 8 (10.26%) REST
8 8 (10.26%) Swagger
9 7 (8.97%) Spring Boot
10 6 (7.69%) Apache Camel
10 6 (7.69%) WireMock
11 5 (6.41%) Ajax
11 5 (6.41%) Java EE
12 4 (5.13%) .NET
12 4 (5.13%) HTML
12 4 (5.13%) WSDL
12 4 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) NHS
3 2 (2.56%) IVR
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Unix
2 7 (8.97%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (80.77%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.31%) API Testing
4 32 (41.03%) Scrum
5 30 (38.46%) TDD
6 28 (35.90%) Kanban
7 25 (32.05%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (30.77%) DevOps
9 22 (28.21%) BDD
10 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
11 15 (19.23%) Performance Testing
12 14 (17.95%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
13 12 (15.38%) User Stories
14 11 (14.10%) Regression Testing
15 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (12.82%) Defect Management
15 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) Java
2 18 (23.08%) Groovy
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
4 12 (15.38%) Scala
5 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) Java 8
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) Jython
7 2 (2.56%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 17 (21.79%) ISEB
3 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.69%) Degree
6 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.28%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (35.90%) QA
2 5 (6.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.41%) Terraform
2 4 (5.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Kibana
4 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Atlassian
3 6 (7.69%) Pega
3 6 (7.69%) WSO2
4 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.13%) webMethods
6 3 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (1.28%) Google
8 1 (1.28%) IBM
8 1 (1.28%) Niku
8 1 (1.28%) Splunk