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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 132 147
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 2.55% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 408 550 449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.22% 19.49% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 396 307
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire +17 7 £395 +31.66% 6
South Yorkshire +7 1 £525 +40.00%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) JIRA
4 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Confluence
6 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 5 (20.83%) JUnit
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
7 4 (16.67%) XML
7 4 (16.67%) J2EE
7 4 (16.67%) Apache
7 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 3 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) Splunk
8 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 3 (12.50%) User Experience
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 3 (12.50%) Open Source

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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 (20.83%) Confluence
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (20.83%) JUnit
5 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (12.50%) Gatling
5 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (8.33%) git-flow
6 2 (8.33%) Hudson
6 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
6 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.17%) Ant
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Games Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) J2EE
2 4 (16.67%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.17%) Google Maps API
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) JSP
5 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) API Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Kanban
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
1 3 (12.50%) Splunk
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) HP