The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 70 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 1.72% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.82%
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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
156 58 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.32% 9.54% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 44 54
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 16 (94.12%) Performance Testing
3 14 (82.35%) WebDriver
4 13 (76.47%) Open Source
4 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
4 13 (76.47%) WATIR
4 13 (76.47%) Finance
4 13 (76.47%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) ISEB
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Puppet
6 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
6 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) QA
6 1 (5.88%) TestNG
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (94.12%) Selenium
2 14 (82.35%) WebDriver
3 13 (76.47%) WATIR
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) TestNG
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Technical Tester
3 7 (41.18%) Lead Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Technical Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Performance Testing
3 13 (76.47%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) SC Cleared
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
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