The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £271 £288
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 59 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.41% 8.97% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £360 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) HP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP