Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 October 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 99 158
Rank change year-on-year +19 +59 -46
Contract jobs citing JMeter 17 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.40% 0.25% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.76% 1.65% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
North East median daily rate £400 £575 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +79.69% -32.63%
10th Percentile £363 £483 £235
90th Percentile £475 £588 £476
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 295 182 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.32% 14.87% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 120 323
North East median daily rate £425 £389 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.32% +7.24% -9.38%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £243
90th Percentile £556 £588 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 15
North East median hourly rate £31.75 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.44% +60.71% +107.41%
10th Percentile £27.58 £40.30 £26.35
90th Percentile £34.53 £48.66 £32.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the North East over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Tyne and Wear +13 16 £400 -30.43% 4
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 North East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 12 (70.59%) DevOps
4 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
4 11 (64.71%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) JUnit
5 10 (58.82%) BDD
6 9 (52.94%) Integration Testing
7 8 (47.06%) OWASP
7 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
7 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
7 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
7 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (41.18%) CRM
8 7 (41.18%) CSS
8 7 (41.18%) System Testing
8 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
8 7 (41.18%) Maven
8 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (35.29%) QA
9 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
10 5 (29.41%) JIRA
11 4 (23.53%) Project Management
11 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
12 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (47.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) BrowserStack
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Slack
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (17.65%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (64.71%) Cucumber
3 11 (64.71%) JUnit
4 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Burp Suite
6 3 (17.65%) GitLab
6 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
6 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
7 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.88%) Gatling
8 1 (5.88%) Protractor
8 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Azure DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 3 (17.65%) hapi
2 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) Taurus
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) BDD
5 9 (52.94%) Integration Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (47.06%) OWASP
6 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Test Strategy
7 7 (41.18%) CRM
7 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
7 7 (41.18%) System Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
9 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
9 4 (23.53%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
10 3 (17.65%) Microservices
10 3 (17.65%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) SOASTA, Inc