Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 179 211
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32 +12
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 46 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.58% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% 4.50% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 28
Midlands median daily rate £403 £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.42% -15.38% -15.22%
10th Percentile £308 £296 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £515
England median daily rate £400 £393 £411
% change year-on-year +1.91% -4.56% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £31.75

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 1,422 1,112 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.99% 14.80% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 718 721
Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £548 £532 £520
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 27
Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.15% -13.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £17.37 £25.00 £19.00
90th Percentile £47.88 £45.20 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -21 30 £425 -10.53% 6
East Midlands 0 16 £380 -5.00% 5
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (76.09%) Selenium
2 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 30 (65.22%) Cucumber
4 26 (56.52%) TDD
5 22 (47.83%) BDD
6 18 (39.13%) DevOps
6 18 (39.13%) Java
7 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
8 16 (34.78%) SOAP
9 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
10 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) QA
11 12 (26.09%) Coaching
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (23.91%) SQL
13 10 (21.74%) Scrum
13 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
14 9 (19.57%) JIRA
14 9 (19.57%) Kanban
14 9 (19.57%) Pega
14 9 (19.57%) XML
14 9 (19.57%) Oracle
14 9 (19.57%) Documentum
15 8 (17.39%) JUnit
15 8 (17.39%) API Testing
16 7 (15.22%) SDLC
16 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
16 7 (15.22%) ISEB

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 9 (19.57%) Documentum
2 5 (10.87%) Confluence
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) Chatbot
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Flink
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (76.09%) Selenium
2 30 (65.22%) Cucumber
3 17 (36.96%) WebDriver
4 14 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 9 (19.57%) JIRA
6 8 (17.39%) JUnit
7 7 (15.22%) Bitbucket
7 7 (15.22%) Maven
8 6 (13.04%) Subversion
9 5 (10.87%) LoadUI
9 5 (10.87%) Protractor
10 4 (8.70%) HP UFT
10 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
11 3 (6.52%) Sahi
11 3 (6.52%) SOAtest
11 3 (6.52%) TestNG
11 3 (6.52%) WATIR
12 2 (4.35%) SonarQube
12 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Test Leader
4 7 (15.22%) Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Development Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Change Manager
8 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Automation Test Lead
10 1 (2.17%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Digital Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) SOAP
2 12 (26.09%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) XML
4 5 (10.87%) .NET
4 5 (10.87%) JSON
4 5 (10.87%) RESTful
5 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) Ajax
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) Java EE
7 2 (4.35%) Node.js
7 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) JSON Schema
8 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
8 1 (2.17%) WSDL
8 1 (2.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) Blog
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (73.91%) Test Automation
3 26 (56.52%) TDD
4 22 (47.83%) BDD
5 18 (39.13%) DevOps
6 15 (32.61%) Mentoring
7 12 (26.09%) Coaching
8 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (21.74%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) Kanban
11 8 (17.39%) API Testing
12 7 (15.22%) SDLC
13 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Open Source
13 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
13 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
14 5 (10.87%) Line Management
14 5 (10.87%) Pair Programming
14 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
15 4 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 3 (6.52%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) Groovy
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Java 8
6 1 (2.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Terraform
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Kibana
2 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
1 9 (19.57%) Pega
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Splunk