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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 3.92%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.86% 6.42% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 9 24
Average daily rate £328 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.19% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £379 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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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

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OpenView
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scalability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP