Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 125 169 173
Rank change year-on-year +44 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 19 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.98% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 24
Median daily rate £450 £390 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £403 £313 £302
90th Percentile £475 £438 £566
England median daily rate £427 £438 £428
% change year-on-year -2.40% +2.22% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 329 958 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.65% 21.38% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 651 766
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £650 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 14
Median hourly rate £19.60 £46.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +12.80% +82.22%
10th Percentile £14.53 £35.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £25.53 £51.69 £44.21
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.92 £42.50
% change year-on-year -12.33% +3.33% +0.59%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Yorkshire

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend 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 30 May 2020. 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 +37 4 £450 +15.38% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (50.00%) REST Assured
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy

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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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
1 1 (25.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) REST Assured
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Burp Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Cypress.io
3 1 (25.00%) Gatling
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Postman
3 1 (25.00%) Protractor
3 1 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Jest
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) RESTEasy
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) Swagger
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WebdriverIO
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM