The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 474 512 498
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -14
Contract jobs citing JMeter 144 114 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 1.67% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 57 64
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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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
7613 6832 6290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 13.46% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5313 4562 4083
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 105 140
Median hourly rate £42.45 £37.45 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 68 £423 -0.58% 13
South East +13 36 £406 +23.85% 13
Yorkshire +6 13 £355 +18.33% 4
South West +4 7 £363 -9.37% 1
North West -12 7 £393 +4.66% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £500 -
East of England +18 5 £475 - 3
North East -51 2 - - 1
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 161 (61.45%) Java
2 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (52.67%) Selenium
4 102 (38.93%) Performance Testing
5 93 (35.50%) Cucumber
6 90 (34.35%) JIRA
7 83 (31.68%) JUnit
8 82 (31.30%) LoadRunner
9 78 (29.77%) SQL
10 74 (28.24%) Jenkins
11 65 (24.81%) SoapUI
12 64 (24.43%) BDD
13 63 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
14 61 (23.28%) Web Services
15 60 (22.90%) Scrum
15 60 (22.90%) Spring
16 59 (22.52%) Oracle
17 58 (22.14%) Linux
18 57 (21.76%) Maven
19 55 (20.99%) Git (software)
20 54 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (20.61%) Functional Testing
21 52 (19.85%) Test Automation
22 50 (19.08%) TDD
23 48 (18.32%) Unix
24 47 (17.94%) JavaScript
24 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
24 47 (17.94%) QA
25 43 (16.41%) REST
25 43 (16.41%) XML

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (12.60%) JBoss
2 25 (9.54%) Apache
2 25 (9.54%) Confluence
3 23 (8.78%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.11%) IIS
5 15 (5.73%) Jetty
6 9 (3.44%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.29%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.15%) Apache TomEE
9 3 (1.15%) Liferay
9 3 (1.15%) Mule
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.76%) nginx
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MS Office
2 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.67%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Force.com
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.69%) HTTP
2 8 (3.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.67%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.91%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.53%) SMTP
6 3 (1.15%) PuTTY
6 3 (1.15%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.76%) Internet
7 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.38%) CDMA
8 1 (0.38%) GSM
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.38%) SCCP
8 1 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
8 1 (0.38%) snoop
8 1 (0.38%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.31%) Oracle Database
2 19 (7.25%) MySQL
3 18 (6.87%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.11%) VoltDB
5 13 (4.96%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.67%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.91%) Big Data
9 5 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.15%) DB2
11 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.76%) GIS
12 2 (0.76%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 138 (52.67%) Selenium
2 93 (35.50%) Cucumber
3 90 (34.35%) JIRA
4 83 (31.68%) JUnit
5 82 (31.30%) LoadRunner
6 74 (28.24%) Jenkins
7 65 (24.81%) SoapUI
8 57 (21.76%) Maven
9 55 (20.99%) Git (software)
10 42 (16.03%) WebDriver
11 41 (15.65%) Subversion
12 33 (12.60%) Gradle
13 25 (9.54%) Mockito
14 23 (8.78%) Ant
14 23 (8.78%) Gatling
15 21 (8.02%) Zephyr
16 19 (7.25%) HP UFT
17 18 (6.87%) Hudson
18 15 (5.73%) JBehave
18 15 (5.73%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (15.65%) Finance
2 24 (9.16%) Banking
3 13 (4.96%) Retail
4 12 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (33.97%) Developer
2 70 (26.72%) Java Developer
3 64 (24.43%) Tester
4 55 (20.99%) Analyst
5 47 (17.94%) Test Analyst
6 28 (10.69%) Automation Tester
7 23 (8.78%) Developer in Test
7 23 (8.78%) Performance Tester
8 19 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.49%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) Performance Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) QA Engineer
10 16 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (5.73%) Performance Test Analyst
12 14 (5.34%) Test Engineer
13 11 (4.20%) Agile Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Agile Java Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (4.20%) Java Analyst Developer
13 11 (4.20%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.28%) Web Services
2 60 (22.90%) Spring
3 43 (16.41%) REST
3 43 (16.41%) XML
4 39 (14.89%) SOAP
5 38 (14.50%) Hibernate
6 37 (14.12%) Java EE
7 32 (12.21%) JSON
8 28 (10.69%) AngularJS
9 24 (9.16%) JMS
10 21 (8.02%) HTML
11 20 (7.63%) RESTful
12 17 (6.49%) Ajax
13 15 (5.73%) .NET
14 14 (5.34%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (4.96%) Dropwizard
15 13 (4.96%) WebSphere MQ
16 12 (4.58%) CSS
17 11 (4.20%) Apache Camel
18 10 (3.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.44%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.29%) Equities
6 5 (1.91%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.91%) Derivative
6 5 (1.91%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.53%) User Experience
8 3 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.15%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.76%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.38%) CESG
10 1 (0.38%) DTCC
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.14%) Linux
2 48 (18.32%) Unix
3 14 (5.34%) Windows
4 7 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.53%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Android
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (38.93%) Performance Testing
3 64 (24.43%) BDD
4 63 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 60 (22.90%) Scrum
6 54 (20.61%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (20.61%) Functional Testing
7 52 (19.85%) Test Automation
8 50 (19.08%) TDD
9 32 (12.21%) Automation Testing
10 30 (11.45%) Regression Testing
11 27 (10.31%) SDLC
12 26 (9.92%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.16%) User Stories
14 22 (8.40%) Automated Testing
15 20 (7.63%) Integration Testing
15 20 (7.63%) Load Testing
15 20 (7.63%) MVC
15 20 (7.63%) Open Source
16 19 (7.25%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (61.45%) Java
2 78 (29.77%) SQL
3 47 (17.94%) JavaScript
4 39 (14.89%) Python
5 38 (14.50%) Ruby
6 26 (9.92%) Groovy
7 20 (7.63%) C#
8 12 (4.58%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.20%) Perl
10 10 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.44%) C
11 9 (3.44%) VB
12 8 (3.05%) Scala
13 7 (2.67%) PHP
14 6 (2.29%) C++
14 6 (2.29%) VBA
15 5 (1.91%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.91%) VBScript
16 4 (1.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.36%) ISTQB
3 34 (12.98%) SC Cleared
4 30 (11.45%) ISEB
5 15 (5.73%) Degree
6 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) MCAD
7 2 (0.76%) MCSD
7 2 (0.76%) MCTS
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.94%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) SLA
3 2 (0.76%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.38%) SDET
4 1 (0.38%) WAI
4 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.44%) Docker
2 7 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (9.16%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.82%) Puppet
3 8 (3.05%) Graphite
4 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.15%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 59 (22.52%) Oracle
2 33 (12.60%) HP
3 27 (10.31%) SOASTA, Inc
4 16 (6.11%) VMware
5 15 (5.73%) Atlassian
5 15 (5.73%) IBM
6 12 (4.58%) Rally
7 8 (3.05%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.67%) Dynatrace
9 6 (2.29%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.29%) Citrix
9 6 (2.29%) New Relic
10 5 (1.91%) Google
11 3 (1.15%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.76%) CA
12 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.76%) Sybase
12 2 (0.76%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.38%) SAP
13 1 (0.38%) Siebel
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