The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 89 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
JMeter
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
112 93 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.58% 8.81% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 58 42
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £244 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 3 £450 +3.44%
JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (71.43%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 9 (64.29%) BDD
4 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Line Management
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) VBScript
5 8 (57.14%) Windows NT
5 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
5 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
8 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
9 3 (21.43%) VB
10 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 1 (7.14%) SoapUI

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) BBC
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Windows NT
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Line Management
4 8 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) V-Model
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM