Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 126 147
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing JMeter 26 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.85% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 1.35% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 5
Manchester median daily rate £406 £306 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.65% -15.52% -
10th Percentile £275 £171 £306
90th Percentile £475 £439 £429
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% -3.33%
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 638 443 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.88% 16.73% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 296 303
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £300 £253 £264
90th Percentile £571 £497 £510
North West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 5
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £31.75 £30.45 £28.55
90th Percentile £54.38 £48.50 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% +3.75% -

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 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 19 (73.08%) Selenium
3 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
4 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (61.54%) BDD
6 13 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 13 (50.00%) JIRA
6 13 (50.00%) Confluence
7 11 (42.31%) QA
7 11 (42.31%) GitHub
7 11 (42.31%) TDD
8 10 (38.46%) Scrum
8 10 (38.46%) Java
8 10 (38.46%) REST
8 10 (38.46%) Kanban
9 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
9 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
10 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
10 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
10 8 (30.77%) Gatling
11 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 6 (23.08%) Microservices
11 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
12 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
12 5 (19.23%) C#
12 5 (19.23%) Asset Management

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 13 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Beehive
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) WildFly
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) Slack
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) BrowserStack
4 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 19 (73.08%) Selenium
3 13 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) Gatling
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) LoadRunner
7 4 (15.38%) Burp Suite
7 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
8 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
8 3 (11.54%) PyUnit
8 3 (11.54%) RSpec
9 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (7.69%) Liquibase
9 2 (7.69%) Protractor
9 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Tester
5 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
3 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (61.54%) BDD
5 13 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (42.31%) TDD
7 10 (38.46%) Kanban
7 10 (38.46%) Scrum
8 9 (34.62%) Pair Programming
8 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
9 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
9 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
10 6 (23.08%) Microservices
10 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
11 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 4 (15.38%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nessus
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix
1 2 (7.69%) Ivanti
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Splunk