Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 155 177
Rank change year-on-year +3 +22 -14
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 29 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 4.46% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 8
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £297 £264 £415
90th Percentile £613 £550 £524
England median daily rate £401 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% -3.75% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £44.25 - -

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 803 650 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.83% 13.91% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 390 378
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £31.62 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +54.23% -38.35%
10th Percentile £24.50 £22.95 £19.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.72 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.42% +14.73%

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 April 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 20 April 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 -15 11 £441 -7.11%
Kingswinford +1 4 £375 +20.97%
Birmingham -17 4 £325 - 1
Warwickshire +2 2 £325 +8.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 -
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
3 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
3 14 (48.28%) BDD
4 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) Coaching
7 8 (27.59%) Pega
7 8 (27.59%) Documentum
8 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.24%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) XML
10 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Line Management
11 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (13.79%) API Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Unix
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) JMeter
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) QA
11 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting

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 8 (27.59%) Documentum
2 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
2 14 (48.28%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.79%) JMeter
4 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 3 (10.34%) SOAtest
4 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) Gatling
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Development Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Development Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) SOAP
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.45%) MFC
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (48.28%) BDD
4 13 (44.83%) DevOps
4 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 10 (34.48%) Coaching
6 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Line Management
6 5 (17.24%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) API Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Groovy
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Pega
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) Capita