Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 174 167
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 23 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.46% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 3.13% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
West Midlands median daily rate £453 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.13% -15.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £297 £223 £286
90th Percentile £575 £560 £500
England median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 693 798 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.73% 14.53% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 424 241
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +12.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £225
90th Percentile £575 £510 £488
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -21.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.42 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +8.11%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 8 £575 +17.95%
Birmingham - 5 £325 - 1
Warwickshire +8 3 £438 +94.44%
Coventry +9 2 £378 +31.30%
Kingswinford -3 2 £375 +20.97%
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 12 (52.17%) SOAP
1 12 (52.17%) XML
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) JSON
3 8 (34.78%) Middleware
3 8 (34.78%) XSD
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) SOA
3 8 (34.78%) WSDL
4 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Subversion
4 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
4 7 (30.43%) WSO2
4 7 (30.43%) JSON Schema
5 6 (26.09%) MuleSoft
5 6 (26.09%) JMeter
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
5 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Coaching
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) Mule
2 2 (8.70%) Mule ESB
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) AMQP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) JMeter
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Gatling
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) LoadUI
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Developer
4 4 (17.39%) MuleSoft Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) SOAP
1 12 (52.17%) XML
2 8 (34.78%) JSON
2 8 (34.78%) Middleware
2 8 (34.78%) WSDL
2 8 (34.78%) XSD
3 7 (30.43%) JSON Schema
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) .NET
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) DataPower
1 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) API Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Conceptual Models
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Sequence Diagram
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) WSO2
2 6 (26.09%) MuleSoft
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Capita
5 1 (4.35%) Green Hat
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Solace
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods