Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 22 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 146 179
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 -6
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 66 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.47% 5.18% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 19
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £493 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.34% +1.03% -
10th Percentile £300 £363 £383
90th Percentile £468 £590 £535
England median daily rate £405 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -1.82% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,020 695 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.03% 15.00% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 453 535
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +15.94%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £281
90th Percentile £538 £575 £509
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.41 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.20 £39.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in the West Midlands

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Shropshire -26 38 £378 -34.35% 1
Birmingham +13 17 £400 - 6
Coventry -19 2 £425 +13.33% 2
Warwickshire +7 1 - -
Kingswinford - 1 - -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 48 (72.73%) Java
2 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (57.58%) Selenium
5 31 (46.97%) API Testing
6 29 (43.94%) XML
6 29 (43.94%) JIRA
6 29 (43.94%) Cucumber
7 27 (40.91%) SOAP
8 26 (39.39%) Test Scripting
9 25 (37.88%) SQL
10 23 (34.85%) Web Services
10 23 (34.85%) Confluence
11 22 (33.33%) RESTful
11 22 (33.33%) ISTQB
12 21 (31.82%) QA
12 21 (31.82%) Unix
13 20 (30.30%) Scrum
14 19 (28.79%) ISEB
14 19 (28.79%) Oracle
14 19 (28.79%) Kanban
14 19 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
15 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
16 17 (25.76%) Customer Requirements
17 16 (24.24%) JSON
18 15 (22.73%) TDD
18 15 (22.73%) Groovy
18 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
19 14 (21.21%) Performance Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (34.85%) Confluence
2 12 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Documentum
3 2 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Notepad++
3 1 (1.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (6.06%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 38 (57.58%) Selenium
2 29 (43.94%) Cucumber
2 29 (43.94%) JIRA
3 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
5 12 (18.18%) JMeter
6 11 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 8 (12.12%) Toad
8 7 (10.61%) SonarQube
9 6 (9.09%) Mockito
10 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
10 4 (6.06%) Protractor
10 4 (6.06%) Subversion
11 3 (4.55%) JUnit
11 3 (4.55%) Sahi
11 3 (4.55%) WATIR
12 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (3.03%) Gatling
12 2 (3.03%) Maven
12 2 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) Analyst
2 30 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Tester
5 9 (13.64%) Developer in Test
6 7 (10.61%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Automation Tester
6 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) XML
2 27 (40.91%) SOAP
3 23 (34.85%) Web Services
4 22 (33.33%) RESTful
5 16 (24.24%) JSON
6 14 (21.21%) Gherkin
7 12 (18.18%) Spring
8 7 (10.61%) CSS
8 7 (10.61%) Spring Boot
9 6 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 6 (9.09%) REST
9 6 (9.09%) Swagger
9 6 (9.09%) WireMock
10 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (6.06%) .NET
11 4 (6.06%) JSON Schema
11 4 (6.06%) WSDL
11 4 (6.06%) XSD
11 4 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Blog
3 1 (1.52%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Unix
2 13 (19.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 41 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.97%) API Testing
4 26 (39.39%) Test Scripting
5 20 (30.30%) Scrum
6 19 (28.79%) Kanban
6 19 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (25.76%) Customer Requirements
8 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (22.73%) TDD
9 14 (21.21%) Performance Testing
10 13 (19.70%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (18.18%) DevOps
12 11 (16.67%) Microservices
13 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
14 9 (13.64%) BDD
14 9 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (13.64%) Defect Management
14 9 (13.64%) Load Testing
14 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (72.73%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 15 (22.73%) Groovy
4 11 (16.67%) Scala
5 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 19 (28.79%) ISEB
3 12 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
5 8 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.82%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle
2 12 (18.18%) webMethods
3 9 (13.64%) SAP
4 8 (12.12%) Atlassian
5 6 (9.09%) WSO2
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) Pega
8 1 (1.52%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
8 1 (1.52%) Niku
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk