Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 90 124
Rank change year-on-year +15 +34 -10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 26 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.90% 1.04% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.37% 5.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 1
North East median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +58.33% -20.53%
England median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 353 247 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.80% 19.84% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 183 243
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £275
90th Percentile £538 £600 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
North East median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +4.88% -3.19%

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 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the North East

JMeter
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 25 April 2019. 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 +11 20 £450 -5.26%
Durham - 6 £450 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Java
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
6 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
6 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) QA
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) Jasmine
9 6 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (23.08%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
10 5 (19.23%) JIRA
10 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
10 5 (19.23%) JUnit
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
11 4 (15.38%) SDET
11 4 (15.38%) hapi

JMeter
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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Cosmos DB
1 3 (11.54%) HSQLDB
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) Redis
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
5 6 (23.08%) Jasmine
5 6 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
7 4 (15.38%) git-flow
8 3 (11.54%) Gatling
8 3 (11.54%) GitLab
8 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
8 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
9 2 (7.69%) Burp Suite
9 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
9 2 (7.69%) Robot Framework
9 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Web Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Web Tester
5 3 (11.54%) XML Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 4 (15.38%) hapi
2 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 4 (15.38%) jQuery
2 4 (15.38%) Node.js
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) React
3 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
3 3 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Test Automation
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) BDD
3 9 (34.62%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
6 6 (23.08%) DevOps
7 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (19.23%) Load Testing
7 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
8 4 (15.38%) OOP
8 4 (15.38%) SDET
8 4 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP ALM
2 2 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) HP
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP