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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 94 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 19 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.44% 3.86% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
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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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
295 259 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.70% 12.36% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 158 220
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +67.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
JMeter
England

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 1 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +9 19 £485 +25.16% 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (69.44%) Performance Testing
2 21 (58.33%) Java
3 20 (55.56%) Open Source
4 18 (50.00%) PHP
4 18 (50.00%) Apache
5 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 16 (44.44%) OpenLDAP
5 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (44.44%) Redis
6 14 (38.89%) Validation
7 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
8 9 (25.00%) Reference Data
8 9 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Selenium
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) NeoLoad
11 6 (16.67%) JIRA
11 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
12 5 (13.89%) ISEB
12 5 (13.89%) RSpec
12 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
13 4 (11.11%) BDD
13 4 (11.11%) SQL
13 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
13 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (50.00%) Apache
2 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (44.44%) Redis
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) NeoLoad
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) RSpec
3 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
5 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Technical Architect
1 15 (41.67%) Architect
2 12 (33.33%) Tester
3 11 (30.56%) Performance Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Open Source
2 9 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 8 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 2 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Performance Testing
2 14 (38.89%) Validation
3 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) SEO
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Test Management
11 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
11 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
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