The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
324 377 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.51% 14.55% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 202 104
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.31 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Birmingham - 2 £489 - 1
Coventry - 2 £288 -
Walsall - 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) REST
7 1 (10.00%) Splunk
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
7 1 (10.00%) Redis

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (10.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Pega
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (10.00%) Talend