Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 November 2017 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 208 225
Rank change year-on-year +30 +17 -29
Contract jobs citing JMeter 23 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.01% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 10
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.45% -5.77%
10th Percentile £258 £296 £210
90th Percentile £443 £480 £388
England median daily rate £438 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.98% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 986 997 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.35% 14.46% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 671 695
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the North West

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the North West

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the North West

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Merseyside +17 11 £398 +24.22%
Cheshire +14 6 £294 -24.19% 2
Manchester +10 6 £375 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Selenium
3 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Ansible
6 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Redis
7 8 (34.78%) Mocha
7 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) Node.js
7 8 (34.78%) Express
7 8 (34.78%) Nunjucks
7 8 (34.78%) SAML
8 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) C#
10 5 (21.74%) HP
10 5 (21.74%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) JIRA
10 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (17.39%) Time Management
11 4 (17.39%) BDD
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
11 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (13.04%) Drupal
1 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
1 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) PuTTY
1 3 (13.04%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Redis
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) Mocha
4 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
5 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
6 3 (13.04%) Ant
6 3 (13.04%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (13.04%) WATIR
6 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.35%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.35%) jMock
7 1 (4.35%) JUnit
7 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner Tester
7 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Express
1 8 (34.78%) Node.js
1 8 (34.78%) Nunjucks
1 8 (34.78%) SAML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Time Management
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Ansible
2 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (13.04%) Kibana
3 3 (13.04%) logstash
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.04%) Google
4 3 (13.04%) Splunk