The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 76 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.56% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
147 125 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.61% 13.95% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 96 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SoapUI
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SoapUI across the Leeds region.

SoapUI Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SoapUI
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SoapUI across the Leeds region.

SoapUI Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SoapUI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) User Stories
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (66.67%) JBehave
3 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (33.33%) MSTest
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) ATDD
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing SoapUI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) JBehave
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) User Stories
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) ATDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA