Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 13 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 170 179
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 49 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 2.17% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +21.79% +2.63%
10th Percentile £301 £269 £305
90th Percentile £475 £550 £458
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -31.67% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,001 875 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.38% 20.16% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 638 596
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £410 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -0.61% +13.01%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £530
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £41.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +210.19% -66.25%
10th Percentile £19.98 £40.69 £12.98
90th Percentile £49.63 £43.56 £20.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
West Yorkshire +26 44 £375 -3.23% 6
South Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 35 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Gatling
4 16 (32.65%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.61%) Load Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (26.53%) Software Architecture
6 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
7 12 (24.49%) BDD
7 12 (24.49%) Selenium
7 12 (24.49%) Java
8 11 (22.45%) Grafana
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.37%) ZABBIX
9 9 (18.37%) PHP
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) MySQL
10 8 (16.33%) SDLC
10 8 (16.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (14.29%) NeoLoad
11 7 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
11 7 (14.29%) SOA
12 6 (12.24%) SQL Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Gatling
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
3 7 (14.29%) NeoLoad
4 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.24%) JIRA
5 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.08%) PyCharm
6 2 (4.08%) TestNG
6 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Performance Tester
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Performance Test Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
4 16 (32.65%) Non-Functional Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Scenario Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Defect Tracking
5 15 (30.61%) Load Testing
5 15 (30.61%) Test Automation
6 13 (26.53%) Software Architecture
6 13 (26.53%) Test Strategy
7 12 (24.49%) BDD
8 8 (16.33%) SDLC
9 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (14.29%) SOA
9 7 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
10 6 (12.24%) TDD
11 5 (10.20%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) SDET
12 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) PHP
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Kotlin
4 4 (8.16%) SQL
5 3 (6.12%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Grafana
2 9 (18.37%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.12%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.08%) Graphite
4 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Splunk
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian