The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 117 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 0.76% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £438 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £438 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
223 264 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.78% 9.73% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 147 148
Average daily rate £400 £365 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £46.50 £80.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.05% +100.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.05 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Berkshire region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 3 £400 -
JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) VoltDB

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Gradle
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle