The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 92 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.60% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £310 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
JMeter
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
187 148 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.20% 10.07% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 98 78
Average daily rate £360 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) WCAG
3 3 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) HTML

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG