Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 175 170
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 34 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.59% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.78% 3.87% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 6
West Midlands median daily rate £530 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.78% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £343 £243 £290
90th Percentile £590 £545 £588
England median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - £41.00

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 712 930 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.83% 15.18% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 516 251
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £276 £288 £156
90th Percentile £562 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.16%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £19.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Shropshire +13 17 £575 +17.95% 2
Birmingham +14 5 £400 - 1
Coventry +20 4 £375 +36.36% 1
Warwickshire +3 3 £438 +94.44% 1
Kingswinford -2 1 - -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (67.65%) SOAP
2 19 (55.88%) XML
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (47.06%) Middleware
4 16 (47.06%) SOA
4 16 (47.06%) WSDL
4 16 (47.06%) JSON
5 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
5 15 (44.12%) Unix
5 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 15 (44.12%) XSD
5 15 (44.12%) JSON Schema
6 14 (41.18%) Subversion
6 14 (41.18%) WSO2
7 13 (38.24%) Mac OS X
8 12 (35.29%) MuleSoft
8 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
9 9 (26.47%) JMeter
9 9 (26.47%) SQL
9 9 (26.47%) Java
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 8 (23.53%) Coaching
11 7 (20.59%) LoadUI
11 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
11 7 (20.59%) Kanban
11 7 (20.59%) HTTP
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) SSL
11 7 (20.59%) Sequence Diagram

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 (11.76%) Mule
1 4 (11.76%) Mule ESB
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
1 7 (20.59%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) AMQP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (41.18%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) JMeter
4 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.59%) LoadUI
5 5 (14.71%) JIRA
5 5 (14.71%) Maven
6 4 (11.76%) Selenium
7 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.88%) Gatling
7 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.88%) JUnit
7 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Integration Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Messaging Developer
5 5 (14.71%) MuleSoft Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Agile Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.82%) SOA Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (67.65%) SOAP
2 19 (55.88%) XML
3 16 (47.06%) JSON
3 16 (47.06%) Middleware
3 16 (47.06%) WSDL
4 15 (44.12%) JSON Schema
4 15 (44.12%) XSD
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
6 3 (8.82%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 2 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
8 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) DataPower
1 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
1 15 (44.12%) Unix
2 13 (38.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) SOA
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 8 (23.53%) Coaching
4 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) Kanban
5 7 (20.59%) Sequence Diagram
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Conceptual Models
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) SDLC
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) DevOps
8 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) API Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) Groovy
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) WSO2
2 12 (35.29%) MuleSoft
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.94%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Solace
6 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.94%) webMethods