The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 30 April 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 90 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.38% 0.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 171 155 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.57% 15.86% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 110 77
Median daily rate £385 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Tyne and Wear

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Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +23 2 £300 -14.28% 2
JMeter
North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP