Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 136 150
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 +7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 46 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.34% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% 1.97% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £395 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +28.98% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £204 £268
90th Percentile £475 £468 £398
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 852 661 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 24.82% 22.83% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 483 456
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £408 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -0.96% +17.56%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £538 £529 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.80 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% +29.63% -64.00%
10th Percentile £17.32 £17.25 £12.98
90th Percentile £41.48 £17.75 £20.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £29.38 £13.50
% change year-on-year +41.28% +117.59% -61.43%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Leeds +31 46 £375 - 5
JMeter
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 33 (71.74%) Performance Testing
2 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) Scenario Testing
5 20 (43.48%) Load Testing
6 19 (41.30%) Defect Tracking
7 16 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
8 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
8 11 (23.91%) Gatling
9 10 (21.74%) Grafana
10 9 (19.57%) ZABBIX
10 9 (19.57%) Selenium
10 9 (19.57%) PHP
11 8 (17.39%) MySQL
11 8 (17.39%) Software Architecture
11 8 (17.39%) BDD
12 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (15.22%) Java
12 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
13 6 (13.04%) Splunk
13 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
13 6 (13.04%) SDLC
13 6 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
14 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
14 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
14 5 (10.87%) SOA

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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 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Gatling
2 9 (19.57%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) JIRA
4 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.52%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.35%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.17%) Protractor
7 1 (2.17%) PyCharm
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.17%) TestNG
7 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Tester
2 15 (32.61%) Performance Tester
3 11 (23.91%) Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Test Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Test Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) jQuery
2 3 (6.52%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.17%) Nightwatchjs
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Performance Testing
2 26 (56.52%) Test Scripting
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (45.65%) Scenario Testing
5 20 (43.48%) Load Testing
6 19 (41.30%) Defect Tracking
7 16 (34.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Test Automation
8 11 (23.91%) Test Strategy
9 8 (17.39%) BDD
9 8 (17.39%) Software Architecture
10 7 (15.22%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.04%) SDLC
12 5 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (10.87%) SOA
12 5 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.70%) SDET
13 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
13 4 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PHP
2 7 (15.22%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.70%) Kotlin
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Grafana
2 9 (19.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.17%) Graphite
3 1 (2.17%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Splunk