Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 120 135
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -16
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 24 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.08% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 4.81% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 19
Leeds median daily rate £263 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.38% +45.45% -14.06%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £223
90th Percentile £413 £468 £388
West Yorkshire median daily rate £268 £313 £275
% change year-on-year -14.40% +13.64% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 623 478 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.05% 18.27% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 319 455
Leeds median daily rate £420 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +13.79% +3.57%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £510 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £402 £355
% change year-on-year +4.61% +13.10% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

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

SoapUI
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

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 20 (83.33%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) C#
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 14 (58.33%) SOAP
4 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
5 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (45.83%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (37.50%) User Stories
8 9 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
9 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (25.00%) QA
10 6 (25.00%) Test Management
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
11 5 (20.83%) API Testing
12 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
12 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
12 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 3 (12.50%) Python
13 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
13 3 (12.50%) VBScript
14 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
14 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
14 2 (8.33%) JIRA
14 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing

SoapUI
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 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) Appium
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Web Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Manual Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) User Stories
7 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (25.00%) Test Management
9 5 (20.83%) API Testing
9 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (8.33%) SDLC
11 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
12 1 (4.17%) Kanban
12 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft