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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 70 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing JMeter 25 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.74% 2.92% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Average daily rate £485 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.96% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
West Yorkshire

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
286 171 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.39% 15.13% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 81
Average daily rate £425 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 29 (72.50%) Selenium
2 23 (57.50%) LoadRunner
3 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 22 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (40.00%) JIRA
6 16 (40.00%) Ruby
7 15 (37.50%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) Python
8 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
9 13 (32.50%) IBM
10 12 (30.00%) QA
11 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
11 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
12 10 (25.00%) PKI
12 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (25.00%) Mac OS X
12 10 (25.00%) SNMP
12 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
12 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 10 (25.00%) Linux
12 10 (25.00%) Confluence
12 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
12 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (22.50%) Perl
13 9 (22.50%) C
13 9 (22.50%) C#
13 9 (22.50%) .NET

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) JBoss
2 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) SNMP
2 7 (17.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (72.50%) Selenium
2 23 (57.50%) LoadRunner
3 22 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 16 (40.00%) JIRA
5 14 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (17.50%) JUnit
8 6 (15.00%) Gatling
8 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.00%) Liquibase
8 6 (15.00%) Maven
8 6 (15.00%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (15.00%) The Grinder
8 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (15.00%) VisualVM
8 6 (15.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
1 11 (27.50%) Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Test Leader
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Test Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Non-Functional Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) J2EE
2 7 (17.50%) XML
3 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) CESG
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
1 10 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.00%) DevOps
6 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Coaching
8 4 (10.00%) Line Management
8 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Stress Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Ruby
3 15 (37.50%) Java
3 15 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (22.50%) C
4 9 (22.50%) C#
4 9 (22.50%) Perl
4 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (15.00%) Scala
6 6 (15.00%) VBA
6 6 (15.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) GPG13
3 1 (2.50%) WAI
3 1 (2.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) ATG
3 7 (17.50%) BEA
3 7 (17.50%) hybris
4 6 (15.00%) AppDynamics
4 6 (15.00%) Dynatrace
4 6 (15.00%) New Relic
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) Remedy