The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 59 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% - 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.26% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £286
% change year-on-year
- +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.53% 4.95% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 20
Average daily rate £286 £270 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.01% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JMeter
England

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JMeter
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP