The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Cambridge 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
50 32 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.55% 8.40% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 35
Average daily rate £375 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
JMeter
Cambridgeshire

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Robotium
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Robotium
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Perforce
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle