The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 122 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.071% - 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £108 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
270 265 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.53% 10.54% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 103 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
JMeter
South East

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 23 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Newbury - 1 £108 -
JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Symbian
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Handset
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 3 (50.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (50.00%) Handset
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) nmon
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Symbian
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nokia
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM