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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank - 91 93
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.87% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.73% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 4
Average daily rate
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- £485 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
303 262 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.55% 15.16% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 161 107
Average daily rate £335 £323 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) NeoLoad
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) J2EE

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 4 (33.33%) NeoLoad
4 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (8.33%) QUnit
6 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Mustache
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) Drools
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (8.33%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) hybris
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) BEA
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) ATG