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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 143 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.066% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£366 £306 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.58% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
418 279 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.81% 9.19% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 180 166
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £30.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 29 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +11 4 £356 +1.78%
Manchester - 1 - - 3
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (58.33%) LoadRunner
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (33.33%) LoadUI
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) OLAP
5 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) OLAP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (33.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 4 (33.33%) LoadUI
4 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Testing Manager
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
1 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) VMware