The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 98 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 19 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.59% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.35% 4.11% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 19
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£485 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 316 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.53% 14.38% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 204 222
Average daily rate £325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +12 19 £485 +100.00% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
2 20 (58.82%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) Open Source
4 18 (52.94%) Apache
5 17 (50.00%) PHP
6 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
6 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (47.06%) OpenLDAP
6 16 (47.06%) Redis
7 14 (41.18%) Validation
8 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
9 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
9 9 (26.47%) Reference Data
9 9 (26.47%) Data Architecture
10 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
11 7 (20.59%) Selenium
11 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.65%) JIRA
12 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 5 (14.71%) ISEB
13 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
13 5 (14.71%) RSpec
13 5 (14.71%) NeoLoad
14 4 (11.76%) SQL
14 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
14 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
14 4 (11.76%) BDD

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 18 (52.94%) Apache
2 16 (47.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (47.06%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) NeoLoad
3 5 (14.71%) RSpec
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
1 15 (44.12%) Technical Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Tester
3 10 (29.41%) Performance Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Open Source
2 9 (26.47%) Reference Data
3 8 (23.53%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Performance Testing
2 14 (41.18%) Validation
3 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 9 (26.47%) Data Architecture
4 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
5 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) SEO
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Test Management
11 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Capita
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle