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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 134 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 6.16% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
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£406 £485 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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
456 292 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.25% 12.52% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 171 156
Average daily rate £335 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.46% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £13.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 2015. 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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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 -38 4 £363 -25.25% 5
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) JBoss
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
7 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) NeoLoad
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 3 (16.67%) TDD

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (5.56%) Jetty
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Pentaho
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 4 (22.22%) NeoLoad
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.56%) FishEye
5 1 (5.56%) QUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (5.56%) PVCS
5 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.56%) OAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 2 (11.11%) Java EE
4 2 (11.11%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) Struts
5 1 (5.56%) LAMP
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) JRules
5 1 (5.56%) Mustache
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
5 1 (5.56%) JPA
5 1 (5.56%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.56%) Tandem
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Stress Testing
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 1 (5.56%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) BEA
3 3 (16.67%) hybris
3 3 (16.67%) ATG
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
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