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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 69 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.94% 1.90% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
189 158 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.34% 13.05% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 93 36
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Web Services
3 12 (80.00%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 9 (60.00%) Linux
6 8 (53.33%) JProfiler
6 8 (53.33%) VisualVM
7 7 (46.67%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) Ruby
8 5 (33.33%) Open Source
9 4 (26.67%) RESTful
9 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
9 4 (26.67%) Android
9 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (26.67%) Spring
9 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) CMS
9 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
9 4 (26.67%) CRM
9 4 (26.67%) Apache
9 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
9 4 (26.67%) JUnit
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) Perl
9 4 (26.67%) PHP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JProfiler
1 8 (53.33%) VisualVM
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) HttpUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) Concordion
4 1 (6.67%) Calabash
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (26.67%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) JSF
6 1 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle