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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / North West
Rank 124 146 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 1.14% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £300 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
455 615 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.54% 16.08% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 372 284
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +9 7 £275 -24.13% 1
Merseyside - 6 £405 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
3 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 9 (42.86%) Puppet
4 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (42.86%) GitHub
4 9 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 9 (42.86%) Ansible
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
7 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 5 (23.81%) Docker
8 5 (23.81%) logstash
8 5 (23.81%) Kibana
8 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (23.81%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (23.81%) Analytics
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Splunk
8 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Google Analytics
8 5 (23.81%) Drupal
8 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) XML

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 5 (23.81%) Drupal
1 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.76%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) GitHub
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (23.81%) Google Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) FTP
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DB2
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) Jenkins
3 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 9 (42.86%) Bitbucket
5 6 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
7 4 (19.05%) Gradle
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) SonarQube
7 4 (19.05%) Spock
8 3 (14.29%) LoadUI
8 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Log4j
9 2 (9.52%) TestNG
9 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
10 1 (4.76%) JUnit
10 1 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Drupal Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Drupal Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) BDD
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) QA Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
1 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Kibana
2 5 (23.81%) logstash
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
1 5 (23.81%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle