Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 210 220
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 26 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.92% 3.31% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 14
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +30.43% -39.47%
10th Percentile £268 £281 £248
90th Percentile £613 £475 £496
England median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 1,351 1,268 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.98% 14.56% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 739 531
Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £270 £269 £256
90th Percentile £550 £503 £488
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 41
Midlands median hourly rate £40.50 £30.37 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.37% +34.97% -32.84%
10th Percentile £15.60 £22.15 £19.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.72 £43.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +8 21 £370 +2.07% 1
East Midlands -6 5 £438 +16.67% 6
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
5 10 (38.46%) BDD
6 9 (34.62%) TDD
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 7 (26.92%) API Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) JMeter
9 6 (23.08%) Migration
9 6 (23.08%) C#
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (19.23%) SOAP
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) JUnit
11 4 (15.38%) Coaching
11 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
12 3 (11.54%) User Stories
12 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
12 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
12 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Pega

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 3 (11.54%) Confluence
1 3 (11.54%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Selenium
2 12 (46.15%) WebDriver
3 11 (42.31%) Cucumber
4 7 (26.92%) JMeter
5 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
7 2 (7.69%) Gatling
7 2 (7.69%) NUnit
7 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
7 2 (7.69%) TestNG
8 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (3.85%) Protractor
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) DevOps
6 7 (26.92%) API Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 5 (19.23%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 3 (11.54%) User Stories
11 2 (7.69%) Data Management
11 2 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Capita
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Pega
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) hybris
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.85%) SAP