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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 144 159 134
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing JMeter 12 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.17% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 1.35% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £375 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £371 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
525 518 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.01% 12.34% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 332 190
Median daily rate £400 £384 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 10 £375 - 3
Merseyside - 1 £320 - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) JUnit
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Drupal
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (23.53%) BDD
7 4 (23.53%) Mockito
7 4 (23.53%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) Splunk
7 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
7 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (23.53%) Ansible
7 4 (23.53%) Docker
8 3 (17.65%) logstash
8 3 (17.65%) Kibana

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 4 (23.53%) Drupal
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) Jetty
2 3 (17.65%) Mule
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) GitHub
1 3 (17.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) PuTTY
1 3 (17.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) JUnit
4 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Mockito
5 3 (17.65%) Ant
5 3 (17.65%) Gradle
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (17.65%) WATIR
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.88%) jMock
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Developer in Test
4 3 (17.65%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software QA Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Testing Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) ELK Stack
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) JDBC
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
6 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
7 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) Kibana
2 3 (17.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk
2 3 (17.65%) Google
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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