Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 153 184
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31 +13
Contract jobs citing JMeter 25 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.78% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 3.85% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £433 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +1.27% +19.70%
10th Percentile £301 £331 £278
90th Percentile £589 £529 £526
England median daily rate £427 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.55% -1.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 1,164 857 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.78% 20.30% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 555 695
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £306 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -43.75% +14.29%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -29 17 £325 -21.21% 13
South Yorkshire 0 8 £475 -9.52%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (28.00%) Burp Suite
5 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (24.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Coaching
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) SFIA
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) Slack
7 5 (20.00%) Nessus
7 5 (20.00%) WCAG
7 5 (20.00%) OWASP
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)

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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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Slack
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.00%) BrowserStack
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.00%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Burp Suite
1 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.00%) Selenium
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Protractor
6 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
6 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.00%) Nightwatchjs
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) WireMock
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Load Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (32.00%) BDD
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (24.00%) Coaching
6 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (20.00%) OWASP
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.00%) SFIA
7 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) WCAG
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft