Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 137 148
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.43% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 2.65% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Manchester median daily rate £358 £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £206 £303
90th Percentile £447 £396 £397
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 507 490 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.59% 16.26% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 343 386
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £290 £263
90th Percentile £551 £500 £475
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £359
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.50% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 23
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £36.25 £18.85 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.75 £44.60 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% +12.58% +4.86%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Manchester

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Manchester

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
5 7 (50.00%) GitHub
5 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) JIRA
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) Kanban
6 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
7 5 (35.71%) BDD
7 5 (35.71%) Confluence
7 5 (35.71%) TDD
7 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Beehive
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 5 (35.71%) Apache
7 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
7 5 (35.71%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (35.71%) WildFly

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Confluence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Beehive
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) WildFly
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) GitHub
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) BrowserStack
3 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Gatling
5 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) Liquibase
6 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.14%) Protractor
6 1 (7.14%) RSpec
6 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 1 (7.14%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) Kanban
4 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Asset Management
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
6 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 4 (28.57%) Refactoring
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Management
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Terraform
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
3 1 (7.14%) logstash
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk