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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 466 499 478
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Contract jobs citing JMeter 112 70 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 1.20% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 54
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£363 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £577 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £271 £294
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
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 £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +8 42 £388 -3.12% 10
South East +29 34 £358 +13.49% 6
South West -37 9 £363 - 1
Yorkshire 0 8 £478 +96.90% 5
West Midlands - 6 £370 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
North West - 4 £325 - 4
East of England -18 3 £300 -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 115 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (52.86%) Selenium
3 95 (45.24%) Performance Testing
4 92 (43.81%) Java
5 62 (29.52%) WebDriver
6 60 (28.57%) Scrum
7 58 (27.62%) SQL
8 56 (26.67%) TDD
9 51 (24.29%) LoadRunner
10 48 (22.86%) Open Source
10 48 (22.86%) BDD
10 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
11 47 (22.38%) Cucumber
12 45 (21.43%) Web Services
13 42 (20.00%) Finance
14 39 (18.57%) JIRA
14 39 (18.57%) Test Automation
15 37 (17.62%) JUnit
16 36 (17.14%) QA
16 36 (17.14%) Test Scripting
17 32 (15.24%) Linux
18 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
19 30 (14.29%) SC Cleared
19 30 (14.29%) UNIX
19 30 (14.29%) HP
20 29 (13.81%) Windows
21 28 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
21 28 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (13.33%) SoapUI
22 27 (12.86%) C#

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (10.95%) Apache
2 21 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.81%) Confluence
5 7 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.86%) Mule
7 4 (1.90%) nginx
8 2 (0.95%) CICS
8 2 (0.95%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.43%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.43%) GitHub
3 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) OpenLDAP
2 14 (6.67%) HTTP
3 5 (2.38%) Internet
4 3 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.95%) DNS
5 2 (0.95%) DAB
5 2 (0.95%) SSL
6 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.48%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.48%) DMZ
6 1 (0.48%) LDAP
6 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (9.05%) MySQL
3 17 (8.10%) Redis
4 16 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.29%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.38%) DB2
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.43%) Big Data
9 2 (0.95%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 111 (52.86%) Selenium
2 62 (29.52%) WebDriver
3 51 (24.29%) LoadRunner
4 48 (22.86%) Jenkins
5 47 (22.38%) Cucumber
6 39 (18.57%) JIRA
7 37 (17.62%) JUnit
8 28 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 28 (13.33%) SoapUI
9 22 (10.48%) Git (software)
10 21 (10.00%) Maven
11 15 (7.14%) Subversion
11 15 (7.14%) WATIR
11 15 (7.14%) Eclipse
12 11 (5.24%) JBehave
13 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
13 8 (3.81%) LoadUI
14 6 (2.86%) FitNesse
14 6 (2.86%) Zephyr
15 5 (2.38%) RSpec
General
1 42 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.33%) Games
3 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Legal
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (35.71%) Tester
2 50 (23.81%) Analyst
3 49 (23.33%) Test Analyst
4 28 (13.33%) Developer
5 22 (10.48%) Performance Tester
6 19 (9.05%) Architect
7 16 (7.62%) Test Engineer
8 15 (7.14%) Technical Architect
9 14 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 13 (6.19%) Automation Tester
10 13 (6.19%) Technical Tester
10 13 (6.19%) Performance Analyst
10 13 (6.19%) Performance Test Analyst
11 11 (5.24%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Technical Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) QA Engineer
13 7 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.43%) Web Services
2 26 (12.38%) SOAP
3 23 (10.95%) J2EE
4 19 (9.05%) XML
4 19 (9.05%) REST
5 17 (8.10%) RESTful
5 17 (8.10%) .NET
5 17 (8.10%) Spring
6 15 (7.14%) HTML
7 14 (6.67%) JSON
8 13 (6.19%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.81%) Java EE
10 6 (2.86%) CSS
10 6 (2.86%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.86%) Apache Camel
10 6 (2.86%) Memcached
11 5 (2.38%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.43%) OpenID
12 3 (1.43%) OAuth
12 3 (1.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.86%) Open Source
2 11 (5.24%) Data Integration
2 11 (5.24%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.29%) Reference Data
5 7 (3.33%) GIS
6 6 (2.86%) Online Games
7 5 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.90%) Social Network
9 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.95%) NHS
10 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.95%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
11 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.24%) Linux
2 30 (14.29%) UNIX
3 29 (13.81%) Windows
4 11 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.76%) Android
6 5 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.38%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.43%) CentOS
7 3 (1.43%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (45.24%) Performance Testing
3 60 (28.57%) Scrum
4 56 (26.67%) TDD
5 48 (22.86%) BDD
6 39 (18.57%) Test Automation
7 36 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 28 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.43%) Test Strategy
10 23 (10.95%) Load Testing
11 19 (9.05%) E-Commerce
11 19 (9.05%) Regression Testing
12 17 (8.10%) Manual Testing
13 15 (7.14%) Automated Testing
13 15 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.67%) Stress Testing
14 14 (6.67%) Validation
15 13 (6.19%) DevOps
16 12 (5.71%) Software Testing
17 11 (5.24%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.81%) Java
2 58 (27.62%) SQL
3 27 (12.86%) C#
4 26 (12.38%) PHP
5 17 (8.10%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.10%) Ruby
6 14 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.71%) Python
8 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.33%) Groovy
9 7 (3.33%) VBScript
9 7 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.86%) Perl
10 6 (2.86%) C
10 6 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.38%) VB
12 4 (1.90%) XPath
13 3 (1.43%) Clojure
14 2 (0.95%) VBA
14 2 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (14.76%) Security Cleared
2 30 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (8.10%) ISEB
5 9 (4.29%) Degree
6 4 (1.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.43%) vCloud
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.95%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (5.24%) Puppet
3 6 (2.86%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.38%) WebInspect
4 5 (2.38%) OpenView
5 2 (0.95%) Nessus
5 2 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.48%) Ansible
6 1 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.48%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.48%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.48%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (14.29%) HP
2 25 (11.90%) Oracle
3 19 (9.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.38%) VMware
5 5 (2.38%) IBM
5 5 (2.38%) Cognos
6 2 (0.95%) SAP
6 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) Citrix
6 2 (0.95%) Teradata
6 2 (0.95%) Tripwire
6 2 (0.95%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.48%) Akamai
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) Capita
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Murex
7 1 (0.48%) Fidessa
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