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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 122 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.12% 0.12% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.81% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
JMeter
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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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
212 124 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.23% 14.96% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 91 59
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter 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 North East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JDBC
1 1 (20.00%) JNDI
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) MCAD
1 1 (20.00%) MCSD
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) WAI
2 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel