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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 457 478 486
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 145 113 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.77% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 81 58
Average daily rate £450 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
UK

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
7055 6386 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 4358 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 116 118
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 80 £475 +13.09% 24
Yorkshire +7 29 £485 +48.09% 8
South East -6 16 £413 -5.71% 5
North West -16 6 £458 +30.71% 1
North East - 5 £405 - 3
South West +1 3 £413 +11.86% 3
East Midlands -7 3 - -
East of England - 2 £425 -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 197 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (53.77%) Java
3 156 (53.42%) Selenium
4 145 (49.66%) Jenkins
5 133 (45.55%) Cucumber
6 114 (39.04%) LoadRunner
7 112 (38.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 91 (31.16%) Web Services
8 91 (31.16%) JIRA
9 84 (28.77%) Git (software)
10 83 (28.42%) BDD
10 83 (28.42%) Maven
11 81 (27.74%) Ruby
12 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
13 78 (26.71%) TDD
14 76 (26.03%) JUnit
15 75 (25.68%) Performance Testing
16 73 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
16 73 (25.00%) Linux
17 70 (23.97%) Test Automation
18 69 (23.63%) Python
18 69 (23.63%) SQL
19 66 (22.60%) Spring
20 64 (21.92%) QA
21 63 (21.58%) Unix
22 60 (20.55%) Scrum
22 60 (20.55%) Functional Testing
23 59 (20.21%) Windows
24 57 (19.52%) AngularJS
25 55 (18.84%) REST

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 54 (18.49%) Confluence
1 54 (18.49%) Tomcat
2 44 (15.07%) Jetty
3 39 (13.36%) Apache
3 39 (13.36%) Node.js
4 23 (7.88%) JBoss
5 18 (6.16%) WebSphere
6 17 (5.82%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.74%) Mule
7 8 (2.74%) nginx
8 6 (2.05%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.05%) Mule ESB
8 6 (2.05%) WildFly
9 5 (1.71%) Apache TomEE
9 5 (1.71%) IIS
9 5 (1.71%) SharePoint Foundation
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.68%) Drupal
11 2 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) HipChat
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.85%) GitHub
3 4 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.04%) HTTP
2 40 (13.70%) SNMP
3 25 (8.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.45%) Firewall
5 12 (4.11%) VPN
6 8 (2.74%) SMTP
7 5 (1.71%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (1.37%) DNS
8 4 (1.37%) IMAP
9 3 (1.03%) DMZ
9 3 (1.03%) IPsec
9 3 (1.03%) OpenVPN
9 3 (1.03%) SSL
10 2 (0.68%) 3G
10 2 (0.68%) Internet
11 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.34%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.34%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.81%) NoSQL
2 37 (12.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 18 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.79%) MySQL
7 13 (4.45%) Oracle Database
8 12 (4.11%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.77%) Big Data
10 7 (2.40%) Neo4j
10 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.71%) Redis
13 4 (1.37%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.37%) VoltDB
14 3 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
16 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 156 (53.42%) Selenium
2 145 (49.66%) Jenkins
3 133 (45.55%) Cucumber
4 114 (39.04%) LoadRunner
5 91 (31.16%) JIRA
6 84 (28.77%) Git (software)
7 83 (28.42%) Maven
8 76 (26.03%) JUnit
9 51 (17.47%) HP UFT
10 46 (15.75%) Gradle
10 46 (15.75%) SoapUI
11 43 (14.73%) Mockito
12 39 (13.36%) Subversion
13 24 (8.22%) Gerrit
14 20 (6.85%) Eclipse
15 19 (6.51%) WebDriver
16 16 (5.48%) Gatling
16 16 (5.48%) VisualVM
17 14 (4.79%) SonarQube
18 13 (4.45%) LoadUI
General
1 39 (13.36%) Finance
2 19 (6.51%) Banking
3 14 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.40%) Marketing
4 7 (2.40%) Retail
5 4 (1.37%) Electronics
5 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (33.22%) Developer
2 71 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 64 (21.92%) Tester
4 58 (19.86%) Analyst
5 49 (16.78%) Test Analyst
6 31 (10.62%) Performance Tester
7 27 (9.25%) Test Leader
8 25 (8.56%) Performance Analyst
8 25 (8.56%) Performance Test Analyst
9 23 (7.88%) Agile Developer
9 23 (7.88%) Test Manager
10 22 (7.53%) Agile Java Developer
11 18 (6.16%) QA Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Senior Developer
13 15 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (4.79%) Test Engineer
15 13 (4.45%) QA Analyst
16 12 (4.11%) Automation Tester
16 12 (4.11%) LoadRunner Tester
17 11 (3.77%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (31.16%) Web Services
2 66 (22.60%) Spring
3 57 (19.52%) AngularJS
4 55 (18.84%) REST
5 40 (13.70%) XML
6 35 (11.99%) HTML
7 30 (10.27%) .NET
7 30 (10.27%) Guice
7 30 (10.27%) SOAP
8 29 (9.93%) Hibernate
9 24 (8.22%) Java EE
10 23 (7.88%) JMS
11 22 (7.53%) CSS
12 21 (7.19%) J2EE
13 19 (6.51%) jQuery
14 18 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (5.48%) HTML5
15 16 (5.48%) XSD
16 13 (4.45%) ActiveMQ
17 12 (4.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) PKI
2 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.05%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.05%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.37%) Clustering
6 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.03%) CESG
7 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.03%) Tandem
7 3 (1.03%) W3C
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.68%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
9 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.00%) Linux
2 63 (21.58%) Unix
3 59 (20.21%) Windows
4 34 (11.64%) Mac OS X
5 12 (4.11%) CentOS
6 8 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.37%) Debian
8 3 (1.03%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.03%) Solaris
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (38.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 83 (28.42%) BDD
4 78 (26.71%) TDD
5 75 (25.68%) Performance Testing
6 73 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (23.97%) Test Automation
8 60 (20.55%) Functional Testing
8 60 (20.55%) Scrum
9 47 (16.10%) Test Scripting
10 40 (13.70%) Pair Programming
10 40 (13.70%) Unit Testing
11 38 (13.01%) Open Source
12 37 (12.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 36 (12.33%) Network Monitoring
14 35 (11.99%) Concurrent Programming
14 35 (11.99%) Multithreading
15 34 (11.64%) SDLC
16 33 (11.30%) E-Commerce
16 33 (11.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 157 (53.77%) Java
2 81 (27.74%) Ruby
3 80 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 69 (23.63%) Python
4 69 (23.63%) SQL
5 37 (12.67%) Groovy
6 30 (10.27%) C#
7 25 (8.56%) Perl
8 22 (7.53%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.16%) Bash Shell
9 18 (6.16%) C
10 11 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.08%) Scala
12 8 (2.74%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.74%) XPath
13 7 (2.40%) PHP
14 6 (2.05%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (2.05%) VBA
14 6 (2.05%) VBScript
15 5 (1.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (17.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (8.90%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.79%) ISEB
5 10 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.40%) Degree
7 6 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (21.92%) QA
2 12 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.71%) SDET
4 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.03%) SLA
6 2 (0.68%) GPG13
6 2 (0.68%) WAI
6 2 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (14.73%) Docker
2 17 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.74%) vCloud
4 5 (1.71%) Varnish
5 4 (1.37%) NFS
6 3 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 26 (8.90%) Graphite
2 21 (7.19%) Puppet
3 15 (5.14%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (3.08%) logstash
5 7 (2.40%) Ansible
5 7 (2.40%) Rundeck
5 7 (2.40%) Salt
6 6 (2.05%) Kibana
6 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.71%) HP SiteScope
8 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.37%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.03%) Cacti
9 3 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.03%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.34%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (18.84%) HP
2 48 (16.44%) SOASTA, Inc
3 31 (10.62%) VMware
4 24 (8.22%) Oracle
5 20 (6.85%) IBM
6 12 (4.11%) ATG
6 12 (4.11%) hybris
6 12 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.40%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.40%) BEA
7 7 (2.40%) Citrix
7 7 (2.40%) Dynatrace
7 7 (2.40%) Twitter
8 6 (2.05%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.05%) New Relic
9 5 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.71%) Google
9 5 (1.71%) Rally
9 5 (1.71%) Remedy
9 5 (1.71%) SAP
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