The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 29 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 115 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 11 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.64% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 3.39% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Median daily rate £280 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +17.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £372 £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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 330 383 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.65% 18.82% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 597 554
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £509 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £45.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 - £47.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in West Yorkshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SoapUI in West Yorkshire

SoapUI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SoapUI in West Yorkshire

SoapUI
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +19 10 £278 -4.31% 3
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
SoapUI
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Selenium
4 13 (56.52%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) SOAP
5 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) API Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
6 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
6 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Groovy
7 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
8 5 (21.74%) User Stories
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 4 (17.39%) RESTful
9 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing

SoapUI
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.35%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
3 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) Toad
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Tester
6 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (21.74%) Web Automation Tester
6 5 (21.74%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (4.35%) QA Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
8 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 5 (21.74%) Gherkin
4 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iPad
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) API Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Defect Management
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Security Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) User Stories
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Groovy
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian