Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 131 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 22 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 1.90% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 8
Manchester median daily rate £450 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.21% +10.42%
10th Percentile £401 £298 £260
90th Percentile £475 £416 £475
North West median daily rate £436 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +16.27% +11.11% +10.20%
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 706 527 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.03% 18.08% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 361 377
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £303
90th Percentile £613 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +6.67%
North West median hourly rate £39.25 £41.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -6.27% +4.69% +6.67%

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

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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

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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 12 December 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 - -
Sale - 1 £350 -
JMeter
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Java
4 15 (68.18%) BDD
4 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
5 13 (59.09%) SDET
5 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
6 12 (54.55%) QA
6 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
6 12 (54.55%) .NET
7 11 (50.00%) C#
7 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Jasmine
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
9 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 4 (18.18%) Confluence
11 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
11 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
11 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
12 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 3 (13.64%) Gatling
12 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
12 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (13.64%) Git (software)

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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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 9 (40.91%) Jasmine
4 9 (40.91%) JIRA
5 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.64%) Gatling
6 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 2 (9.09%) The Grinder
7 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
8 1 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
1 5 (22.73%) Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
3 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 2 (9.09%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) Taurus
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) BDD
4 13 (59.09%) SDET
5 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
6 11 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
10 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (13.64%) OO
11 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
12 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) SAP