The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter 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 JMeter over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 73 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.41% 0.80% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 5.26% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 14
Average daily rate
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£466 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.26% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
132 133 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.59% 15.15% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 108 81
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing JMeter 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 JMeter.

1 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Apache
2 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 15 (83.33%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 15 (83.33%) OpenLDAP
2 15 (83.33%) Open Source
2 15 (83.33%) Redis
3 13 (72.22%) Validation
4 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
4 8 (44.44%) Reference Data
4 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
5 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) NHS
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (5.56%) Selenium
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) ATG
8 1 (5.56%) ATG Dynamo

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing JMeter 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 JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (88.89%) Apache
2 15 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (83.33%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Architect
1 14 (77.78%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Open Source
2 8 (44.44%) Reference Data
3 7 (38.89%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 13 (72.22%) Validation
3 8 (44.44%) Data Modelling
3 8 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) BEA