The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank - 28 29
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.52% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.70% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
29 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.84% 19.37% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 8
Average daily rate £315 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

JMeter
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP