The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 82 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.28% 0.58% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £415 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +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 Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
172 132 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.96% 19.27% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 48
Median daily rate £370 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Tyne and Wear region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 2 £300 -25.92%
JMeter
North East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Burp Suite
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (40.00%) WCAG
4 4 (40.00%) WAI
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) OWASP
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HP UFT

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (30.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Burp Suite
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) OWASP
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) E-business
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) WAI
2 4 (40.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft