The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 158 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 1.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £389 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
469 402 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.86% 10.93% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 242 161
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.48 £72.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
Manchester -17 1 - - 4
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
4 2 (16.67%) WinSCP
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Jetty
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (16.67%) Jetty
1 2 (16.67%) Mule
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Mockito
3 2 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (16.67%) WATIR
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SDET
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