Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 228 218
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 44 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.53% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 2.91% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 8
Midlands median daily rate £450 £355 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -15.22% -1.47%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £255
90th Percentile £590 £550 £500
England median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - £41.00

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 1333 1373 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.10% 14.49% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 794 443
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £282 £251
90th Percentile £538 £514 £475
England median daily rate £463 £429 £413
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 45
Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.78% -16.16%
10th Percentile £14.61 £11.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £41.30 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +26 37 £518 +29.38% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £425 +41.67%
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 28 (63.64%) SOAP
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
3 19 (43.18%) XML
4 17 (38.64%) SOA
5 16 (36.36%) WSDL
5 16 (36.36%) Middleware
5 16 (36.36%) JSON
6 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
6 15 (34.09%) Unix
6 15 (34.09%) Linux
6 15 (34.09%) XSD
6 15 (34.09%) JSON Schema
7 14 (31.82%) WSO2
7 14 (31.82%) Subversion
8 13 (29.55%) Java
8 13 (29.55%) Mac OS X
9 12 (27.27%) JMeter
9 12 (27.27%) MuleSoft
10 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
11 9 (20.45%) TDD
11 9 (20.45%) Selenium
11 9 (20.45%) Coaching
12 8 (18.18%) LoadUI
12 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
12 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 8 (18.18%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) SSL

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 4 (9.09%) Confluence
1 4 (9.09%) Mule
1 4 (9.09%) Mule ESB
2 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) AMQP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) Subversion
3 12 (27.27%) JMeter
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 8 (18.18%) LoadUI
6 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
7 6 (13.64%) JIRA
8 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
8 5 (11.36%) JUnit
8 5 (11.36%) Maven
8 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
9 3 (6.82%) HP UFT
9 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
9 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.55%) Gatling
10 2 (4.55%) NUnit
10 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
10 2 (4.55%) TestNG
10 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
1 18 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Integration Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Messaging Developer
6 5 (11.36%) MuleSoft Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Linux Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SOA Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) SOAP
2 19 (43.18%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) JSON
3 16 (36.36%) Middleware
3 16 (36.36%) WSDL
4 15 (34.09%) JSON Schema
4 15 (34.09%) XSD
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (9.09%) REST
7 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.55%) .NET
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) HTML
8 2 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (2.27%) DataPower
2 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
1 15 (34.09%) Unix
2 13 (29.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (47.73%) Test Automation
2 17 (38.64%) SOA
3 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.45%) Coaching
4 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.18%) Scrum
6 7 (15.91%) Kanban
6 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 7 (15.91%) Sequence Diagram
7 6 (13.64%) API Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Conceptual Models
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Test Planning
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
1 5 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) WSO2
2 12 (27.27%) MuleSoft
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Capita
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Solace
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods