Period
to 22 January 2018

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 6 months to 22 January 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 East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 127 90
Rank change year-on-year +48 -37 +1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 12 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.28% 0.60% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 3.06% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 15
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +93.18%
10th Percentile £401 £335 £291
90th Percentile £640 £476 £535
North East median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +93.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 174 392 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.59% 19.52% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 276 200
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £455 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.97% -12.94% +18.69%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £662 £500 £560
North East median daily rate £425 £370 £423
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.43% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.83 £25.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.50% +44.29% -41.67%
10th Percentile £39.75 £24.23 £16.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £26.48 £18.75
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £25.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year +78.22% +87.04% -55.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +49 12 £475 +8.57% 1
JMeter
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Confluence
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) Slack
2 11 (91.67%) Web Operations
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
3 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (83.33%) Coaching
3 10 (83.33%) Microservices
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
3 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
3 10 (83.33%) SFIA
3 10 (83.33%) OWASP
3 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (83.33%) Nessus
3 10 (83.33%) WCAG
3 10 (83.33%) HP UFT
3 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Service Management
4 9 (75.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum

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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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Burp Suite
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 10 (83.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer in Test
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Web Operations
3 10 (83.33%) Coaching
3 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 10 (83.33%) Microservices
3 10 (83.33%) OWASP
3 10 (83.33%) SDLC
3 10 (83.33%) SFIA
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Service Management
4 9 (75.00%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) WCAG
2 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Nessus