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 3 months to 30 March 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 121 113
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 13 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 2.73% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Median daily rate £475 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 311 440 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.82% 15.90% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 227 126
Median daily rate £425 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +37 6 £475 -
Birmingham - 3 - -
Coventry - 1 £295 - 2
Walsall - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 19 (76.00%) SOAP
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) XML
4 9 (36.00%) JSON
4 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Kanban
5 8 (32.00%) Unix
5 8 (32.00%) JMeter
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Middleware
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) SOA
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (20.00%) JSON Schema
7 5 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
7 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Maven
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.00%) HTTP

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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Documentum
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
1 5 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) JMeter
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (16.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Ant
6 2 (8.00%) Gradle
6 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
6 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (8.00%) Toad
6 2 (8.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
7 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 5 (20.00%) SOA Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Tester
6 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Messaging Developer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) SOAP
2 9 (36.00%) JSON
2 9 (36.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) Middleware
4 5 (20.00%) JSON Schema
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) WSDL
4 5 (20.00%) XSD
4 5 (20.00%) XSLT
5 4 (16.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (8.00%) RAML
6 2 (8.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) DataPower
1 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Kanban
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Groovy
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) WSO2
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (8.00%) Pega
4 2 (8.00%) webMethods
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Talend
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
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