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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 67 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.42% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 1.75% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 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 £333 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
163 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.96% 9.06% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 43 46
Average daily rate £400 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 10
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.50 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -27.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £27.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 14 (93.33%) Performance Testing
3 13 (86.67%) WebDriver
4 12 (80.00%) Open Source
4 12 (80.00%) WATIR
4 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) Finance
4 12 (80.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.67%) TestNG
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Puppet
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
6 1 (6.67%) Vagrant

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) WebDriver
3 12 (80.00%) WATIR
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) TestNG
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Performance Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
Bristol, Avon
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