Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 134 174
Rank change year-on-year -20 +40 -1
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 45 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.98% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.89% 6.13% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 21
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -2.56% -15.22%
10th Percentile £310 £305 £405
90th Percentile £613 £590 £525
England median daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year - -3.32% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.50 - £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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 921 702 913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.84% 16.01% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 469 518
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.33% +12.86%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £506
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -11.56% +11.36%
10th Percentile £17.03 £23.75 £20.80
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -20 24 £425 -22.73%
Birmingham -14 9 £413 +3.13% 4
Kingswinford - 3 £375 -
Coventry -14 2 £425 +44.07%
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Selenium
2 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
3 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
4 21 (46.67%) TDD
5 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 19 (42.22%) BDD
7 17 (37.78%) SOAP
7 17 (37.78%) DevOps
8 16 (35.56%) QA
9 15 (33.33%) Java
10 14 (31.11%) XML
10 14 (31.11%) JIRA
10 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
11 13 (28.89%) API Testing
11 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
12 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
12 12 (26.67%) RESTful
12 12 (26.67%) Unix
12 12 (26.67%) Web Services
12 12 (26.67%) Coaching
13 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
13 11 (24.44%) Scrum
13 11 (24.44%) Kanban
14 10 (22.22%) Pega
14 10 (22.22%) Confluence
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Documentum
15 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (22.22%) Confluence
1 10 (22.22%) Documentum
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Selenium
2 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
3 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
4 14 (31.11%) JIRA
5 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (15.56%) JMeter
7 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.89%) Subversion
9 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 3 (6.67%) JUnit
9 3 (6.67%) Protractor
9 3 (6.67%) Sahi
9 3 (6.67%) WATIR
10 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (4.44%) Gatling
10 2 (4.44%) Maven
10 2 (4.44%) TestNG
10 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.44%) WinAutomation
11 1 (2.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.44%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) SOAP
2 14 (31.11%) XML
3 12 (26.67%) RESTful
3 12 (26.67%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
5 7 (15.56%) JSON
6 4 (8.89%) CSS
6 4 (8.89%) JSON Schema
6 4 (8.89%) WSDL
6 4 (8.89%) XSD
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.67%) Spring
8 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
9 1 (2.22%) MFC
9 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (75.56%) Test Automation
3 21 (46.67%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) BDD
5 17 (37.78%) DevOps
6 14 (31.11%) Mentoring
7 13 (28.89%) API Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Coaching
8 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (24.44%) Kanban
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Defect Management
13 6 (13.33%) Functional Testing
13 6 (13.33%) SOA
14 5 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Groovy
4 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Scala
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) C#
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.56%) ISEB
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Pega
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) webMethods