The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache JMeter
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.66% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 265 334 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.16% 22.12% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 236 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Leeds

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (31.25%) Confluence
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Splunk
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Gatling
7 3 (18.75%) HTTP
7 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) DB2
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Confluence
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) DB2
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) Gatling
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
6 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (12.50%) git-flow
6 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
6 2 (12.50%) Hudson
6 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (6.25%) Ant
7 1 (6.25%) JBehave
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) German Language
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Games Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JSP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) JSON
5 1 (6.25%) JSP
5 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
1 2 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
3 1 (6.25%) Google