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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / North East
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.91% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £405 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £414 £356
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +16.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
162 136 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.07% 15.42% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 93 42
Median daily rate £345 £423 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.34% +28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%

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 16 January 2017, 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 8 (61.54%) QA
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
5 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
5 4 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Volume Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) WCAG
5 4 (30.77%) WAI

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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tester
3 3 (23.08%) QA Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) QA Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) OWASP
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 4 (30.77%) Volume Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Resilience Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
6 2 (15.38%) E-business
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) WAI
2 4 (30.77%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft