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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 493 464 495
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +31
Contract jobs citing JMeter 97 104 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.55% 1.70% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 66 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
6272 6128 4857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.95% 12.73% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 4040 3116
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +13 58 £413 +17.85% 21
South East -1 16 £320 +6.66% 11
Yorkshire -21 10 £330 +20.00%
East of England +4 5 £481 +61.76% 3
North West - 4 - - 2
South West -1 2 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -13 1 - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 129 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (50.48%) Java
3 101 (48.10%) Selenium
4 68 (32.38%) Scrum
5 64 (30.48%) Performance Testing
6 59 (28.10%) SQL
7 58 (27.62%) LoadRunner
8 54 (25.71%) Test Automation
8 54 (25.71%) Jenkins
9 51 (24.29%) Web Services
10 50 (23.81%) BDD
11 49 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (23.33%) TDD
12 46 (21.90%) JavaScript
12 46 (21.90%) Security Cleared
13 42 (20.00%) QA
14 41 (19.52%) Load Testing
14 41 (19.52%) Maven
15 40 (19.05%) JIRA
15 40 (19.05%) Linux
16 39 (18.57%) JUnit
17 37 (17.62%) Finance
17 37 (17.62%) HTML
18 35 (16.67%) Oracle
19 34 (16.19%) CSS
19 34 (16.19%) Apache
20 31 (14.76%) XML
20 31 (14.76%) SOAP
20 31 (14.76%) HP
21 29 (13.81%) .NET

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 34 (16.19%) Apache
2 24 (11.43%) Confluence
3 19 (9.05%) Node.js
4 13 (6.19%) Alfresco
4 13 (6.19%) IIS
5 11 (5.24%) nginx
5 11 (5.24%) WildFly
5 11 (5.24%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.24%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.76%) JBoss
6 10 (4.76%) Mule ESB
7 9 (4.29%) Mule
7 9 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (4.29%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.29%) Drupal
8 7 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.38%) Jetty
10 4 (1.90%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.90%) iPlanet
10 4 (1.90%) Tornado
Applications
1 13 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) RMDS
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 10 (4.76%) HTTP
2 8 (3.81%) BIG-IP
3 7 (3.33%) Firewall
4 6 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.86%) Internet
5 5 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
5 5 (2.38%) VPN
6 3 (1.43%) DMZ
6 3 (1.43%) DNS
7 2 (0.95%) AMQP
7 2 (0.95%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.48%) ATM
8 1 (0.48%) Broadband
8 1 (0.48%) GSM
8 1 (0.48%) PSTN
8 1 (0.48%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.48%) MySQL
3 16 (7.62%) MongoDB
4 14 (6.67%) Redis
5 13 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.29%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.90%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.90%) DB2
9 4 (1.90%) OLAP
9 4 (1.90%) Infinispan
9 4 (1.90%) Riak
10 2 (0.95%) VoltDB
10 2 (0.95%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (48.10%) Selenium
2 58 (27.62%) LoadRunner
3 54 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 41 (19.52%) Maven
5 40 (19.05%) JIRA
6 39 (18.57%) JUnit
7 29 (13.81%) SoapUI
8 28 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 26 (12.38%) Git (software)
10 25 (11.90%) Cucumber
11 18 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
11 18 (8.57%) Gradle
12 17 (8.10%) Artifactory
13 15 (7.14%) NeoLoad
13 15 (7.14%) SonarQube
13 15 (7.14%) Subversion
14 14 (6.67%) Behat
14 14 (6.67%) Gerrit
15 13 (6.19%) Visual Studio
16 10 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 37 (17.62%) Finance
2 13 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.71%) Retail
4 3 (1.43%) Games
4 3 (1.43%) Legal
4 3 (1.43%) Banking
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (26.19%) Tester
2 39 (18.57%) Developer
3 32 (15.24%) Performance Tester
4 28 (13.33%) Analyst
5 26 (12.38%) Test Analyst
6 24 (11.43%) Test Leader
7 13 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.71%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.29%) Drupal Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.81%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Performance Analyst
10 8 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.81%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.33%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
12 6 (2.86%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (24.29%) Web Services
2 37 (17.62%) HTML
3 34 (16.19%) CSS
4 31 (14.76%) XML
4 31 (14.76%) SOAP
5 29 (13.81%) .NET
6 23 (10.95%) jQuery
6 23 (10.95%) HTML5
7 21 (10.00%) REST
7 21 (10.00%) CSS3
8 16 (7.62%) JSON
8 16 (7.62%) AngularJS
8 16 (7.62%) RESTful
9 15 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 14 (6.67%) LAMP
10 14 (6.67%) J2EE
11 13 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (6.19%) Hibernate
12 12 (5.71%) Java EE
13 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.38%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.38%) User Experience
2 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.90%) W3C
3 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.43%) Online Games
5 2 (0.95%) PKI
5 2 (0.95%) IPTV
5 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
6 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.05%) Linux
2 22 (10.48%) UNIX
2 22 (10.48%) Windows
3 18 (8.57%) CentOS
4 8 (3.81%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.95%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.38%) Scrum
3 64 (30.48%) Performance Testing
4 54 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 50 (23.81%) BDD
6 49 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (23.33%) TDD
7 41 (19.52%) Load Testing
8 26 (12.38%) DevOps
9 23 (10.95%) Unit Testing
10 19 (9.05%) Test Scripting
11 18 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 17 (8.10%) Configuration Management
12 17 (8.10%) Automated Testing
13 15 (7.14%) Open Source
14 14 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.19%) SOA
15 13 (6.19%) Regression Testing
15 13 (6.19%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (50.48%) Java
2 59 (28.10%) SQL
3 46 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.33%) C#
5 24 (11.43%) PHP
6 22 (10.48%) Ruby
7 18 (8.57%) Python
8 15 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.76%) Perl
10 7 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.90%) VB
12 2 (0.95%) XPath
12 2 (0.95%) VBA
12 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.95%) VBScript
12 2 (0.95%) Groovy
12 2 (0.95%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.71%) ISEB
4 11 (5.24%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.81%) Degree
6 7 (3.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.95%) HND
9 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (6.19%) Varnish
2 10 (4.76%) vCloud
3 6 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.38%) Squid
5 4 (1.90%) Docker
6 1 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 27 (12.86%) Puppet
2 20 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (7.62%) Vagrant
3 16 (7.62%) Ansible
4 15 (7.14%) Salt
4 15 (7.14%) Rundeck
5 10 (4.76%) logstash
5 10 (4.76%) Kibana
6 8 (3.81%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (3.81%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.33%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.95%) OpenIDM
9 2 (0.95%) nmon
9 2 (0.95%) yum
10 1 (0.48%) Graphite
10 1 (0.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (16.67%) Oracle
2 31 (14.76%) HP
3 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.05%) Red Hat
5 16 (7.62%) VMware
6 9 (4.29%) Splunk
7 8 (3.81%) F5
8 5 (2.38%) Pega
9 4 (1.90%) IBM
9 4 (1.90%) Twitter
10 3 (1.43%) Google
11 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.95%) Cisco
11 2 (0.95%) Remedy
11 2 (0.95%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.48%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.48%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.48%) hybris
12 1 (0.48%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
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