Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 166 170
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4 -55
Contract jobs citing JMeter 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 1.76% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £383 £306 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.90% -7.20% -26.67%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £304
90th Percentile £441 £378 £360
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +11.43% +4.48% -25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 660 740 643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 23.25% 18.11% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 526 432
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.62%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £263
90th Percentile £525 £523 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £345
% change year-on-year -3.03% +19.57% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.25 - £40.00
10th Percentile £19.38 - £32.30
90th Percentile £37.33 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.13 - £35.00

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

JMeter
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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in West Yorkshire

JMeter
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 27 July 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
Leeds +24 15 £375 +20.00% 1
JMeter
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.00%) Confluence
8 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.00%) REST
8 3 (15.00%) Gatling
8 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
8 3 (15.00%) MySQL
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) DB2
8 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (15.00%) Java

JMeter
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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (25.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) Gatling
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.00%) Hudson
6 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (5.00%) Ant
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.00%) JBehave
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) German Language
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
1 7 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Games Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JSP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
5 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (10.00%) API Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Google