The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 87 94 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.67% 3.78% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Average daily rate
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£485 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
247 185 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.74% 12.37% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 111 165
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +121.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JMeter
Yorkshire

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +7 13 £485 +21.25% 3
JMeter
Yorkshire

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (65.63%) Performance Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Open Source
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) PHP
5 13 (40.63%) Apache
5 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
5 13 (40.63%) OpenLDAP
5 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (40.63%) Redis
6 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 11 (34.38%) Validation
8 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (25.00%) Reference Data
8 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
9 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.75%) NeoLoad
10 6 (18.75%) JIRA
10 6 (18.75%) Selenium
10 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
11 5 (15.63%) ISEB
11 5 (15.63%) RSpec
11 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
11 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.50%) BDD
12 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 13 (40.63%) Apache
1 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (40.63%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
1 6 (18.75%) JIRA
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
1 6 (18.75%) NeoLoad
2 5 (15.63%) RSpec
2 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) JProfiler
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
1 13 (40.63%) Technical Architect
2 11 (34.38%) Performance Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Open Source
2 8 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 7 (21.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Performance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 11 (34.38%) Validation
4 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) BDD
8 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.38%) SEO
10 1 (3.13%) OO
10 1 (3.13%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
10 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 14 (43.75%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Capita
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle