The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £405 - -
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
155 70 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.81% 11.25% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 44 32
Average daily rate £405 £330 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £548
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 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 5 £405 - 2
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) LoadRunner
3 15 (78.95%) Functional Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
4 12 (63.16%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (63.16%) Confluence
4 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
4 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
4 12 (63.16%) SNMP
4 12 (63.16%) HP
4 12 (63.16%) HP UFT
4 12 (63.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) PKI
4 12 (63.16%) JIRA
5 11 (57.89%) Selenium
6 10 (52.63%) QA
6 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
6 10 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
8 7 (36.84%) Web Services
9 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
9 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
9 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
10 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
10 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
10 5 (26.32%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) LoadRunner
2 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
2 12 (63.16%) HP UFT
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 12 (63.16%) JIRA
3 11 (57.89%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) LoadUI
4 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Test Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Functional Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) SOA Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) iBATIS
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) XSD
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) PKI
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) CESG
4 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
3 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Functional Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (63.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 10 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) Test Strategy
5 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 5 (26.32%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Testing
6 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Ruby
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) XPath
3 2 (10.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
2 1 (5.26%) WAI
2 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago