The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 466 506 477
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs citing JMeter 118 59 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 1.02% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 36 54
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£363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in England

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in England

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in England

JMeter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the England region.

JMeter Hourly Rate Trend in England

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
London +19 38 £355 -11.25% 14
South East +8 32 £390 +23.80% 8
Yorkshire +12 19 £485 +100.00% 3
South West -27 11 £363 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £370 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
East of England -25 3 £300 -12.40% 1
North West - 3 £325 - 4
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 118 (53.88%) Selenium
2 96 (43.84%) Performance Testing
3 91 (41.55%) Java
4 71 (32.42%) WebDriver
5 63 (28.77%) SQL
6 53 (24.20%) LoadRunner
6 53 (24.20%) Scrum
6 53 (24.20%) TDD
7 52 (23.74%) BDD
8 49 (22.37%) Open Source
9 48 (21.92%) Cucumber
10 44 (20.09%) Web Services
10 44 (20.09%) Jenkins
11 43 (19.63%) Test Automation
11 43 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (19.18%) JIRA
13 40 (18.26%) QA
13 40 (18.26%) Test Scripting
14 38 (17.35%) Finance
15 34 (15.53%) JUnit
15 34 (15.53%) SoapUI
16 33 (15.07%) C#
16 33 (15.07%) HP
17 32 (14.61%) SOAP
17 32 (14.61%) Linux
18 30 (13.70%) Windows
18 30 (13.70%) Security Cleared
19 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
20 28 (12.79%) Oracle
21 27 (12.33%) PHP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (11.42%) Apache
2 22 (10.05%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.65%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.20%) Confluence
6 5 (2.28%) Node.js
7 4 (1.83%) Mule
8 2 (0.91%) CICS
9 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Office
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) GitHub
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.31%) OpenLDAP
2 14 (6.39%) HTTP
3 2 (0.91%) DNS
3 2 (0.91%) SSL
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.46%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.46%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.46%) DMZ
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (9.59%) MySQL
3 18 (8.22%) Redis
4 15 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.20%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.28%) DB2
8 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.37%) Big Data
9 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.91%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.46%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 118 (53.88%) Selenium
2 71 (32.42%) WebDriver
3 53 (24.20%) LoadRunner
4 48 (21.92%) Cucumber
5 44 (20.09%) Jenkins
6 42 (19.18%) JIRA
7 34 (15.53%) JUnit
7 34 (15.53%) SoapUI
8 26 (11.87%) QuickTest Pro
9 23 (10.50%) Git (software)
10 20 (9.13%) Maven
11 15 (6.85%) WATIR
12 13 (5.94%) Subversion
12 13 (5.94%) Visual Studio
12 13 (5.94%) Eclipse
13 11 (5.02%) JBehave
14 8 (3.65%) LoadUI
15 6 (2.74%) Zephyr
15 6 (2.74%) PhantomJS
15 6 (2.74%) NeoLoad
General
1 38 (17.35%) Finance
2 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.28%) Games
3 2 (0.91%) Legal
3 2 (0.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.46%) Publishing
4 1 (0.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.46%) Electronics
4 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (39.27%) Tester
2 50 (22.83%) Analyst
3 48 (21.92%) Test Analyst
4 30 (13.70%) Developer
5 29 (13.24%) Performance Tester
6 18 (8.22%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.31%) Architect
8 15 (6.85%) Technical Architect
8 15 (6.85%) Technical Tester
9 14 (6.39%) Automation Tester
10 13 (5.94%) Performance Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) Performance Test Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.11%) QA Engineer
13 8 (3.65%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Automation Analyst
14 7 (3.20%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.09%) Web Services
2 32 (14.61%) SOAP
3 23 (10.50%) XML
4 22 (10.05%) REST
5 18 (8.22%) .NET
5 18 (8.22%) J2EE
6 17 (7.76%) JSON
7 15 (6.85%) HTML
8 14 (6.39%) RESTful
9 13 (5.94%) Spring
10 11 (5.02%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.65%) Java EE
12 6 (2.74%) Gherkin
12 6 (2.74%) CSS
12 6 (2.74%) XSD
13 5 (2.28%) OAuth
13 5 (2.28%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.28%) OpenID
14 4 (1.83%) Memcached
14 4 (1.83%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 49 (22.37%) Open Source
2 13 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.02%) Data Integration
4 10 (4.57%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.11%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.74%) GIS
7 5 (2.28%) Online Games
8 4 (1.83%) Social Network
9 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.91%) NHS
10 2 (0.91%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.91%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.91%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.46%) Derivative
11 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.61%) Linux
2 30 (13.70%) Windows
3 27 (12.33%) UNIX
4 11 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.57%) Android
6 5 (2.28%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.28%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.84%) Performance Testing
2 53 (24.20%) Scrum
2 53 (24.20%) TDD
3 52 (23.74%) BDD
4 43 (19.63%) Test Automation
4 43 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (18.26%) Test Scripting
6 26 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.42%) Test Strategy
8 22 (10.05%) Load Testing
9 19 (8.68%) Regression Testing
10 18 (8.22%) E-Commerce
11 17 (7.76%) Automated Testing
12 14 (6.39%) Validation
12 14 (6.39%) Stress Testing
13 13 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (5.94%) Test Management
13 13 (5.94%) OO
13 13 (5.94%) Software Testing
13 13 (5.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (41.55%) Java
2 63 (28.77%) SQL
3 33 (15.07%) C#
4 27 (12.33%) PHP
5 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.85%) Python
6 15 (6.85%) Ruby
7 10 (4.57%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.65%) Groovy
9 7 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.20%) VBScript
10 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.74%) C
11 5 (2.28%) VB
12 4 (1.83%) C++
12 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.83%) XPath
13 3 (1.37%) Perl
14 2 (0.91%) COBOL
14 2 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.22%) ISEB
4 17 (7.76%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.11%) Degree
6 3 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.26%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.37%) vCloud
3 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.65%) Puppet
3 6 (2.74%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.28%) OpenView
5 4 (1.83%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.91%) Nessus
6 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.91%) Salt
7 1 (0.46%) Kibana
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.46%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 33 (15.07%) HP
2 28 (12.79%) Oracle
3 19 (8.68%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.28%) Citrix
6 4 (1.83%) IBM
6 4 (1.83%) VMware
7 3 (1.37%) Capita
8 2 (0.91%) Teradata
8 2 (0.91%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.91%) Informatica
8 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) Sybase
9 1 (0.46%) Symbian
9 1 (0.46%) Murex
9 1 (0.46%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
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