The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 144 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.098% 0.042% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £271 £288
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
426 241 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.87% 10.18% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 117 185
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 37
Average hourly rate £45.43 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.43 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £323 -
Hertfordshire -23 1 £300 -
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Robotium
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSD
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce