Period
to 23 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 129 145
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 +1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 24 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.77% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 1.43% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Manchester median daily rate £450 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £388 £332 £270
90th Percentile £484 £449 £449
North West median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +6.92% +6.00% +5.26%
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 708 491 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.69% 16.90% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 327 348
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +2.56% +4.70%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £280
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 8
Manchester median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27.50 £35.00 £26.56
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.50 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £35.63 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -10.94% -1.84% +8.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 2 - -
JMeter
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Selenium
3 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
5 14 (58.33%) BDD
6 12 (50.00%) JIRA
7 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 11 (45.83%) Java
8 10 (41.67%) QA
9 8 (33.33%) C#
9 8 (33.33%) .NET
9 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
9 8 (33.33%) SDET
10 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Confluence
10 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
10 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
11 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
11 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
12 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (20.83%) TDD
13 4 (16.67%) Scrum
13 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
13 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
13 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
13 4 (16.67%) REST
14 3 (12.50%) Slack

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 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Slack
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) Selenium
2 17 (70.83%) Jenkins
3 12 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 3 (12.50%) Burp Suite
8 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.50%) Gatling
8 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
8 3 (12.50%) PyUnit
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.33%) The Grinder
9 2 (8.33%) Travis CI
10 1 (4.17%) RSpec
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Taurus
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (58.33%) BDD
4 11 (45.83%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) SDET
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.50%) Coaching
10 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.50%) Microservices
10 3 (12.50%) OWASP
10 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 3 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix
1 2 (8.33%) Ivanti
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) SAP