The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 94 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 1.49% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £356 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £396 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
JMeter
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
208 202 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.83% 12.87% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 117 85
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.87 £21.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.86% +95.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 5 £330 -15.38% 1
JMeter
Yorkshire

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) PHP
3 20 (80.00%) Apache
3 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 20 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (64.00%) Performance Testing
4 16 (64.00%) OpenLDAP
4 16 (64.00%) Open Source
4 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
4 16 (64.00%) Redis
5 14 (56.00%) Validation
6 9 (36.00%) Data Architecture
6 9 (36.00%) Reference Data
6 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (32.00%) JUnit
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 8 (32.00%) J2EE
7 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (32.00%) Data Integration
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (16.00%) OpenIDM
9 4 (16.00%) REST
9 4 (16.00%) Splunk
9 4 (16.00%) QUnit
9 4 (16.00%) Mustache
9 4 (16.00%) Jenkins

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 20 (80.00%) Apache
2 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (16.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (64.00%) Redis
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) QUnit
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
1 15 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Testing Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) XML
1 8 (32.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) Mustache
3 4 (16.00%) Apache Camel
3 4 (16.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (16.00%) JRules
3 4 (16.00%) Ajax
3 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) JPA
3 4 (16.00%) Drools
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Open Source
2 9 (36.00%) Reference Data
3 8 (32.00%) Data Integration
4 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 4 (16.00%) Smartcard
5 3 (12.00%) GIS
6 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Performance Testing
2 14 (56.00%) Validation
3 9 (36.00%) Data Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.00%) MVC
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (84.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) Splunk
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) BEA
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) ATG