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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 130 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% 0.037% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
395 263 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.56% 9.67% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 134 126
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.50 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.38 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cheshire - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Toad

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA