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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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
402 278 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.95% 9.19% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 124
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £19.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £72.00 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 - - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (77.78%) Load Testing
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) OLAP
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) OLAP
2 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
4 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat