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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 134 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £343 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
384 311 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.05% 11.19% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 161 180
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £442 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% -12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.11 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.57 £40.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -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
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 24 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - - - -
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) OpenSTA
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA