The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Bristol 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 57 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.09% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
109 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.83% 7.45% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 29 30
Average daily rate £375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (85.71%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) Performance Testing
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
3 13 (61.90%) WATIR
4 12 (57.14%) Open Source
4 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) QA
8 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) ISEB
8 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) PHP
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) Python
9 2 (9.52%) Ruby
9 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Puppet
9 2 (9.52%) Cobbler
9 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
9 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (9.52%) BDD
10 1 (4.76%) Cucumber

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Selenium
2 13 (61.90%) WATIR
2 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
3 5 (23.81%) LoadRunner
4 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) TestNG
6 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
6 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Tester
2 14 (66.67%) Technical Tester
3 8 (38.10%) Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Lead Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Technical Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Performance Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Cobbler
1 2 (9.52%) Vagrant