The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 112 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.049% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.57% 0.48% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £305 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £286
% change year-on-year
- +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
372 207 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.48% 10.08% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 108 132
Average daily rate £320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - 17 £305 - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Selenium
4 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
4 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 6 (22.22%) JIRA
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 6 (22.22%) NeoLoad
6 5 (18.52%) RSpec
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 5 (18.52%) ISEB
7 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.11%) SEO
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) OO
8 3 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (11.11%) JUnit
9 2 (7.41%) HP
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Python
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) CMS

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
4 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 6 (22.22%) NeoLoad
5 5 (18.52%) RSpec
6 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.11%) JUnit
7 2 (7.41%) JProfiler
8 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Tester
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Test Leader
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) WCF
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) RESTful
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (3.70%) JAX-WS
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) Lucene
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Scripting
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) SEO
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.70%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.70%) ETL
10 1 (3.70%) Test Management
10 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Zend
2 1 (3.70%) Capita