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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
419 289 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.32% 10.00% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 149 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.49 £28.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £50.00 £120.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

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 31 March 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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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cheshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) OLAP
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TestNG
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft