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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 99 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 3.80% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
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£400 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.94% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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
218 184 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.85% 12.37% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 136 98
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £410 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.87 £31.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.04% +82.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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
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 20 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -9 1 £400 +64.94%
JMeter
Yorkshire

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (95.45%) Java
2 20 (90.91%) Apache
3 17 (77.27%) PHP
3 17 (77.27%) Performance Testing
4 16 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
4 16 (72.73%) Open Source
4 16 (72.73%) Redis
4 16 (72.73%) Tomcat
4 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 16 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (63.64%) Validation
6 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
6 9 (40.91%) Data Architecture
6 9 (40.91%) Reference Data
7 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (22.73%) HTTP
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) J2EE
9 4 (18.18%) JUnit
9 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
9 4 (18.18%) XML
9 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
9 4 (18.18%) Selenium
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) GIS
11 2 (9.09%) NHS

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (90.91%) Apache
2 16 (72.73%) Tomcat
3 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) OpenLDAP
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (72.73%) Redis
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Architect
1 15 (68.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Open Source
2 9 (40.91%) Reference Data
3 8 (36.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (13.64%) GIS
5 2 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Performance Testing
2 14 (63.64%) Validation
3 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
3 9 (40.91%) Data Architecture
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) ATG
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) BEA