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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 448 499 471
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -28
Contract jobs citing JMeter 125 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 1.27% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 52 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £226 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £580 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6660 5423 5514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.81% 11.62% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 3566 3315
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £18.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
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 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +14 78 £400 +2.56% 15
South East -2 28 £348 +6.10% 7
Yorkshire -8 6 £330 -13.15% 7
South West -31 4 £363 +7.40%
West Midlands -12 3 £370 +13.84%
North West -5 2 £413 +20.43% 1
East of England -12 2 £310 - 2
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 140 (58.58%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (50.21%) Selenium
3 114 (47.70%) Java
4 94 (39.33%) Performance Testing
5 84 (35.15%) SQL
6 64 (26.78%) Jenkins
7 63 (26.36%) TDD
8 62 (25.94%) Scrum
9 60 (25.10%) LoadRunner
9 60 (25.10%) WebDriver
10 54 (22.59%) Cucumber
11 52 (21.76%) Web Services
12 51 (21.34%) Open Source
12 51 (21.34%) Test Automation
13 50 (20.92%) BDD
14 45 (18.83%) UNIX
14 45 (18.83%) Test Scripting
15 44 (18.41%) Finance
16 43 (17.99%) QA
17 40 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (16.32%) Maven
18 39 (16.32%) JUnit
19 37 (15.48%) Linux
20 36 (15.06%) Subversion
21 35 (14.64%) JIRA
21 35 (14.64%) Security Cleared
22 34 (14.23%) REST
22 34 (14.23%) HP
23 33 (13.81%) SOAP
23 33 (13.81%) JavaScript

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 32 (13.39%) Apache
2 24 (10.04%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.44%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.02%) Confluence
5 9 (3.77%) JBoss
5 9 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.93%) nginx
7 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.67%) Mule
9 3 (1.26%) Node.js
10 2 (0.84%) CICS
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.42%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) MS Office
2 5 (2.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) GitHub
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.69%) OpenLDAP
2 12 (5.02%) HTTP
3 6 (2.51%) Internet
3 6 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.09%) Firewall
5 3 (1.26%) DAB
5 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.84%) DNS
6 2 (0.84%) ATM
6 2 (0.84%) SSL
7 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.42%) DMZ
7 1 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.42%) Broadband
7 1 (0.42%) GSM
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
7 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (8.79%) MySQL
3 19 (7.95%) Redis
4 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.35%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.09%) DB2
10 4 (1.67%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.42%) Big Data
13 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 120 (50.21%) Selenium
2 64 (26.78%) Jenkins
3 60 (25.10%) LoadRunner
3 60 (25.10%) WebDriver
4 54 (22.59%) Cucumber
5 39 (16.32%) Maven
5 39 (16.32%) JUnit
6 36 (15.06%) Subversion
7 35 (14.64%) JIRA
8 33 (13.81%) SoapUI
8 33 (13.81%) Git (software)
9 26 (10.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 20 (8.37%) Eclipse
11 14 (5.86%) Ant
12 12 (5.02%) WATIR
13 11 (4.60%) Visual Studio
14 10 (4.18%) Gradle
15 9 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.77%) TeamCity
15 9 (3.77%) JBehave
General
1 44 (18.41%) Finance
2 12 (5.02%) Games
3 7 (2.93%) Retail
4 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 3 (1.26%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (28.87%) Tester
2 50 (20.92%) Analyst
3 48 (20.08%) Test Analyst
4 36 (15.06%) Developer
5 24 (10.04%) Performance Tester
6 23 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 21 (8.79%) Architect
8 18 (7.53%) Automation Tester
9 15 (6.28%) Technical Architect
10 14 (5.86%) Test Manager
10 14 (5.86%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) QA Engineer
11 11 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.35%) Test Leader
13 7 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.93%) Senior Tester
14 6 (2.51%) Senior Test Analyst
14 6 (2.51%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.51%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.76%) Web Services
2 34 (14.23%) REST
3 33 (13.81%) SOAP
4 30 (12.55%) J2EE
5 27 (11.30%) HTML
6 26 (10.88%) XML
7 25 (10.46%) Spring
8 22 (9.21%) RESTful
9 21 (8.79%) Hibernate
10 20 (8.37%) .NET
11 19 (7.95%) JSON
12 13 (5.44%) HTML5
13 11 (4.60%) CSS
14 10 (4.18%) Java EE
15 9 (3.77%) Gherkin
16 8 (3.35%) jQuery
17 7 (2.93%) Apache Camel
17 7 (2.93%) WCF
18 6 (2.51%) XSLT
19 5 (2.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.34%) Open Source
2 9 (3.77%) Reference Data
2 9 (3.77%) Data Integration
2 9 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.35%) GIS
4 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.93%) Online Games
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.67%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.67%) PKI
5 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.84%) NHS
6 2 (0.84%) User Experience
6 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.83%) UNIX
2 37 (15.48%) Linux
3 32 (13.39%) Windows
4 12 (5.02%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.77%) CentOS
6 8 (3.35%) Android
7 7 (2.93%) Windows NT
8 4 (1.67%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (58.58%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (39.33%) Performance Testing
3 63 (26.36%) TDD
4 62 (25.94%) Scrum
5 51 (21.34%) Test Automation
6 50 (20.92%) BDD
7 45 (18.83%) Test Scripting
8 40 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (10.46%) Test Strategy
10 21 (8.79%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.95%) Automated Testing
11 19 (7.95%) Load Testing
12 16 (6.69%) User Stories
12 16 (6.69%) DevOps
13 15 (6.28%) Manual Testing
14 14 (5.86%) Validation
14 14 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (5.44%) Security Testing
15 13 (5.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 114 (47.70%) Java
2 84 (35.15%) SQL
3 33 (13.81%) JavaScript
3 33 (13.81%) PHP
4 32 (13.39%) C#
5 26 (10.88%) Ruby
6 21 (8.79%) Python
7 18 (7.53%) Perl
8 14 (5.86%) Shell Script
8 14 (5.86%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.18%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.18%) Groovy
10 8 (3.35%) VBScript
10 8 (3.35%) VB
11 5 (2.09%) XPath
12 4 (1.67%) Clojure
13 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.84%) C
14 2 (0.84%) C++
14 2 (0.84%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.64%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.44%) ISEB
4 9 (3.77%) Degree
5 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (17.99%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.09%) vCloud
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Puppet
2 7 (2.93%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.93%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.09%) WebInspect
4 4 (1.67%) Salt
4 4 (1.67%) OpenIDM
5 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.26%) Ansible
5 3 (1.26%) logstash
6 2 (0.84%) Nessus
6 2 (0.84%) Kibana
6 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 34 (14.23%) HP
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle
3 25 (10.46%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.18%) VMware
5 6 (2.51%) Cognos
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco
7 4 (1.67%) IBM
7 4 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.67%) Splunk
8 3 (1.26%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.84%) Progress
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.84%) Twitter
9 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.42%) hybris
10 1 (0.42%) Akamai
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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