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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 121 128 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 1.53% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate £413 £481 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £476 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £486 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
JMeter
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
317 327 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.50% 12.28% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 178 202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £47.00 £39.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 2 £419 -12.98% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) Appium
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Appium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JBehave
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP