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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 111 105
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing SoapUI 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.89% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.03% 1.54% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £295 £288 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -13.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £278 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £478 £339
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 298 325 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.19% 16.67% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 233 183
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SoapUI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 March 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 March 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 +10 8 £268 -6.95% 4
Halifax - 4 £295 - 3
Bradford - 2 - -
SoapUI
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 20 (83.33%) QA
2 14 (58.33%) Groovy
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
4 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Selenium
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) Java
5 11 (45.83%) SOAP
6 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Gherkin
6 10 (41.67%) Defect Management
7 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
7 9 (37.50%) User Stories
7 9 (37.50%) Usability Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Scala
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (25.00%) API Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 6 (25.00%) BDD
10 6 (25.00%) Kanban
11 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio

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 (4.17%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Toad
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Tester
4 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
9 1 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) SOAP
2 10 (41.67%) Gherkin
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (54.17%) Test Scripting
2 12 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Defect Management
4 10 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (37.50%) Usability Testing
5 9 (37.50%) User Stories
6 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) API Testing
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Groovy
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) HP
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