The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 102 98
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 1.85% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £278 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £285 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £295 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -14.11% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -11.80%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 324 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.39% 21.86% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 515 475
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) QA
4 8 (44.44%) API Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) Usability Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
7 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Scala
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Kanban
9 3 (16.67%) Groovy
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) WebDriver
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Toad
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Tester
5 5 (27.78%) Web Automation Tester
5 5 (27.78%) Web Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
3 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) API Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Usability Testing
6 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Scala
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian