Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 224 223
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 42 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.53% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.51% 3.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 9
Midlands median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +16.13%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £259
90th Percentile £590 £530 £588
England median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.56% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year +33.86% -11.81% +20.00%

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 1197 1449 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.20% 14.79% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 879 464
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £163
90th Percentile £540 £513 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 31
Midlands median hourly rate £34.56 £34.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.14% -16.16%
10th Percentile £14.31 £14.43 £21.25
90th Percentile £54.31 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.12% +3.03%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +27 36 £493 +1.03% 1
East Midlands -1 6 £438 - 4
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 (66.67%) SOAP
2 19 (45.24%) SOA
2 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) JSON
2 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
3 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (42.86%) Middleware
3 18 (42.86%) WSDL
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 17 (40.48%) XSD
4 17 (40.48%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) JSON Schema
5 16 (38.10%) Subversion
5 16 (38.10%) Unix
5 16 (38.10%) WSO2
6 15 (35.71%) Mac OS X
7 14 (33.33%) JMeter
7 14 (33.33%) MuleSoft
8 13 (30.95%) LoadUI
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
9 12 (28.57%) Java
10 11 (26.19%) Scrum
11 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 10 (23.81%) Coaching
12 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Kanban
12 9 (21.43%) SSL
12 9 (21.43%) HTTP

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 (9.52%) Confluence
1 4 (9.52%) Mule
1 4 (9.52%) Mule ESB
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) HTTP
1 9 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (38.10%) Subversion
3 14 (33.33%) JMeter
4 13 (30.95%) LoadUI
5 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (16.67%) Maven
7 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
8 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
8 5 (11.90%) JUnit
8 5 (11.90%) Selenium
9 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.76%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.76%) NUnit
10 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
10 2 (4.76%) TestNG
10 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
11 1 (2.38%) Protractor
11 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Analyst
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Integration Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Linux Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Messaging Developer
6 5 (11.90%) MuleSoft Developer
6 5 (11.90%) SOA Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) SOAP
2 19 (45.24%) JSON
3 18 (42.86%) Middleware
3 18 (42.86%) WSDL
3 18 (42.86%) XML
4 17 (40.48%) JSON Schema
4 17 (40.48%) XSD
5 5 (11.90%) REST
5 5 (11.90%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (7.14%) XSLT
7 2 (4.76%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) HTML
7 2 (4.76%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (2.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Unix
3 15 (35.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (45.24%) SOA
1 19 (45.24%) Test Automation
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Scrum
4 10 (23.81%) Coaching
4 10 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 9 (21.43%) Kanban
5 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Conceptual Models
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 6 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 6 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.90%) User Stories
9 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Groovy
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) WSO2
2 14 (33.33%) MuleSoft
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (4.76%) Capita
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.38%) hybris
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Solace
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) webMethods