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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 93 84 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing JMeter 16 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.16% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.99% 1.52% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £320 £425 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +93.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
267 197 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.43% 17.94% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 135 74
Median daily rate £420 £450 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -15 16 £320 -24.70% 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (61.11%) QA
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 7 (38.89%) HP
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
5 6 (33.33%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) OWASP
5 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 4 (22.22%) SoapUI

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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) LoadUI
4 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) JNDI
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) BDD
3 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) OWASP
3 6 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Volume Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) MCAD
3 1 (5.56%) MCSD
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) WAI
2 4 (22.22%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (22.22%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Siebel