The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 28 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +28 -4  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.01% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.33% 1.13% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £290 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £278 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £346 £346
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 323 354 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 23.25% 17.28% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 254 197
Median daily rate £390 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in West Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in West Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +27 12 £375 +29.31% 1
JMeter
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 18 (60.00%) Java
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Selenium
3 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) Apache
5 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 12 (40.00%) PHP
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (30.00%) JIRA
7 9 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (30.00%) Splunk
7 9 (30.00%) Redis
7 9 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
8 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (26.67%) Open Source
8 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
9 7 (23.33%) Nagios
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (23.33%) Docker
10 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (20.00%) Confluence
10 6 (20.00%) NHS
10 6 (20.00%) Spring
11 5 (16.67%) Python
11 5 (16.67%) XML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 13 (43.33%) Apache
2 12 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (20.00%) Confluence
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (30.00%) Redis
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
3 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (13.33%) Gatling
4 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) git-flow
5 3 (10.00%) Hudson
5 3 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (6.67%) Mockito
6 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) German Language
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Tester
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Games Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 6 (20.00%) Spring
4 5 (16.67%) REST
4 5 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (13.33%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 3 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (6.67%) Symfony
8 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.33%) Google Maps API
8 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.33%) JSON
8 1 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Open Source
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) API Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.33%) Test Management
6 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Microservices
7 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Scala
7 2 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Splunk
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft