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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 117 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 29 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.31% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.85% 2.82% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 6
Average daily rate £485 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.09% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £460 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
496 284 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.07% 11.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 193 161
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 26 £485 +48.09% 7
South Yorkshire -6 2 £343 -
Humberside - 1 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (75.41%) Selenium
2 39 (63.93%) Cucumber
3 38 (62.30%) LoadRunner
4 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (52.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (49.18%) JIRA
7 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
7 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
8 23 (37.70%) HP UFT
9 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
9 22 (36.07%) Confluence
10 21 (34.43%) Functional Testing
10 21 (34.43%) SNMP
10 21 (34.43%) HP
10 21 (34.43%) Linux
10 21 (34.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 20 (32.79%) PKI
11 20 (32.79%) Windows
11 20 (32.79%) Mac OS X
11 20 (32.79%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (31.15%) Java
12 19 (31.15%) QA
13 18 (29.51%) Ruby
13 18 (29.51%) Python
14 15 (24.59%) C#
14 15 (24.59%) .NET
15 14 (22.95%) Test Strategy
16 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
17 12 (19.67%) IBM
17 12 (19.67%) Perl

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (36.07%) Confluence
2 8 (13.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.84%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Jetty
6 1 (1.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) SNMP
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) IMAP
3 1 (1.64%) IPsec
3 1 (1.64%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.64%) SMTP
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (75.41%) Selenium
2 39 (63.93%) Cucumber
3 38 (62.30%) LoadRunner
4 30 (49.18%) JIRA
5 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
6 23 (37.70%) HP UFT
7 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.48%) JUnit
7 7 (11.48%) Liquibase
7 7 (11.48%) VisualVM
7 7 (11.48%) YourKit
8 6 (9.84%) Gatling
8 6 (9.84%) Maven
8 6 (9.84%) SilkPerformer
8 6 (9.84%) SoapUI
8 6 (9.84%) The Grinder
8 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.64%) JConsole
10 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Test Leader
2 17 (27.87%) Analyst
2 17 (27.87%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Tester
4 12 (19.67%) Performance Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Performance Test Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Test Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Test Manager
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
7 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Performance Test Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) QA Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) WebSphere Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.59%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 7 (11.48%) HTML
3 7 (11.48%) J2EE
4 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
4 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.84%) Spring
5 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.92%) Web Services
7 2 (3.28%) CSS
8 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.64%) Java EE
8 1 (1.64%) JMS
8 1 (1.64%) LAMP
8 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) PKI
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) CESG
3 1 (1.64%) Clustering
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Linux
2 20 (32.79%) Mac OS X
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (52.46%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
4 21 (34.43%) Functional Testing
4 21 (34.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (32.79%) Network Monitoring
6 14 (22.95%) Test Strategy
7 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
9 8 (13.11%) DevOps
9 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
10 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Stress Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Load Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Regression Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Risk Analysis
13 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 19 (31.15%) Java
3 18 (29.51%) Python
3 18 (29.51%) Ruby
4 15 (24.59%) C#
5 12 (19.67%) Perl
5 12 (19.67%) SQL
6 11 (18.03%) C
6 11 (18.03%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.84%) CoffeeScript
7 6 (9.84%) Scala
7 6 (9.84%) VBA
7 6 (9.84%) VBScript
8 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) GPG13
3 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) WAI
3 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.64%) NFS
1 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Cacti
2 1 (1.64%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.64%) logstash
2 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) HP
2 12 (19.67%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) AppDynamics
3 6 (9.84%) ATG
3 6 (9.84%) BEA
3 6 (9.84%) Dynatrace
3 6 (9.84%) hybris
3 6 (9.84%) New Relic
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Remedy
4 4 (6.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.64%) Telerik