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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank - 119 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +44.32%
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
222 194 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.00% 7.59% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 110 102
Average daily rate £340 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Average hourly rate £31.44 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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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

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management