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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 481 454 481
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Contract jobs citing JMeter 102 128 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.05% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 89 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -11 49 £500 +42.85% 18
South East +4 27 £390 +11.42% 5
Yorkshire -22 12 £330 +8.19% 1
North West - 6 - - 1
East of England +19 5 £481 +75.00% 1
South West -10 1 £425 +17.24% 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 130 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (50.46%) Java
3 92 (42.59%) Selenium
4 75 (34.72%) Performance Testing
5 70 (32.41%) LoadRunner
6 67 (31.02%) SQL
7 62 (28.70%) Scrum
8 52 (24.07%) Test Automation
9 50 (23.15%) Jenkins
10 49 (22.69%) Web Services
10 49 (22.69%) TDD
11 48 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 46 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (21.30%) JavaScript
13 44 (20.37%) QA
14 42 (19.44%) BDD
15 39 (18.06%) Finance
16 38 (17.59%) HP
17 37 (17.13%) Load Testing
18 36 (16.67%) Linux
19 35 (16.20%) HTML
20 34 (15.74%) Maven
21 33 (15.28%) SC Cleared
22 32 (14.81%) Git (software)
23 31 (14.35%) Oracle
23 31 (14.35%) Apache
24 30 (13.89%) Windows
24 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
24 30 (13.89%) JIRA
25 29 (13.43%) UNIX

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (14.35%) Apache
2 17 (7.87%) Confluence
3 13 (6.02%) IIS
4 11 (5.09%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.63%) Node.js
6 9 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (3.70%) JBoss
7 8 (3.70%) Drupal
8 6 (2.78%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.78%) Apache ServiceMix
8 6 (2.78%) nginx
9 5 (2.31%) Mule ESB
9 5 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.31%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.85%) Mule
10 4 (1.85%) WildFly
11 2 (0.93%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (8.33%) MS Office
2 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.70%) RMDS
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 11 (5.09%) Firewall
2 8 (3.70%) BIG-IP
3 6 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (2.31%) VPN
5 3 (1.39%) HTTP
5 3 (1.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.93%) DMZ
6 2 (0.93%) AMQP
7 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.46%) ATM
7 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.19%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.87%) MySQL
3 15 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.09%) Redis
6 10 (4.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.70%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.78%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.85%) DB2
10 4 (1.85%) OLAP
10 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.93%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.46%) Big Data
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 92 (42.59%) Selenium
2 70 (32.41%) LoadRunner
3 50 (23.15%) Jenkins
4 34 (15.74%) Maven
5 32 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 30 (13.89%) JIRA
7 29 (13.43%) Cucumber
8 28 (12.96%) JUnit
9 25 (11.57%) Subversion
9 25 (11.57%) SoapUI
10 21 (9.72%) QuickTest Pro
10 21 (9.72%) WebDriver
11 15 (6.94%) Gradle
12 14 (6.48%) NeoLoad
13 13 (6.02%) Behat
13 13 (6.02%) Visual Studio
13 13 (6.02%) Ant
14 12 (5.56%) WebLOAD
15 10 (4.63%) Artifactory
16 9 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (18.06%) Finance
2 11 (5.09%) Retail
3 7 (3.24%) Games
4 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.39%) Legal
5 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (32.41%) Tester
2 43 (19.91%) Performance Tester
3 42 (19.44%) Developer
4 34 (15.74%) Analyst
5 33 (15.28%) Test Analyst
6 23 (10.65%) Test Leader
7 18 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.02%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.63%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
11 8 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.70%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (3.70%) Drupal Developer
12 7 (3.24%) Senior Tester
12 7 (3.24%) Test Manager
13 5 (2.31%) AWS Developer
13 5 (2.31%) Technical Tester
13 5 (2.31%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.69%) Web Services
2 35 (16.20%) HTML
3 28 (12.96%) XML
3 28 (12.96%) CSS
4 26 (12.04%) SOAP
5 25 (11.57%) HTML5
6 24 (11.11%) .NET
7 21 (9.72%) jQuery
7 21 (9.72%) REST
8 18 (8.33%) J2EE
9 16 (7.41%) JSON
9 16 (7.41%) CSS3
10 14 (6.48%) Hibernate
10 14 (6.48%) Gherkin
11 12 (5.56%) LAMP
11 12 (5.56%) RESTful
12 11 (5.09%) Java EE
12 11 (5.09%) Middleware
12 11 (5.09%) ASP.NET
13 10 (4.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.63%) Open Source
1 10 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.78%) Smartcard
2 6 (2.78%) PKI
2 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.31%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.85%) Online Games
4 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.46%) DTV
7 1 (0.46%) BBC
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.67%) Linux
2 30 (13.89%) Windows
3 29 (13.43%) UNIX
4 14 (6.48%) CentOS
5 3 (1.39%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
6 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.72%) Performance Testing
3 62 (28.70%) Scrum
4 52 (24.07%) Test Automation
5 49 (22.69%) TDD
6 46 (21.30%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (19.44%) BDD
8 37 (17.13%) Load Testing
9 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
10 23 (10.65%) DevOps
11 20 (9.26%) Automated Testing
12 16 (7.41%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.94%) Configuration Management
14 14 (6.48%) Test Strategy
15 12 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (5.09%) Capacity Management
16 11 (5.09%) User Stories
16 11 (5.09%) Load Balancing
16 11 (5.09%) ITIL
17 10 (4.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (50.46%) Java
2 67 (31.02%) SQL
3 46 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 28 (12.96%) C#
5 26 (12.04%) PHP
6 21 (9.72%) Python
6 21 (9.72%) Ruby
7 16 (7.41%) Perl
7 16 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.78%) Groovy
10 5 (2.31%) VB
11 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.39%) VBScript
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.93%) XPath
14 1 (0.46%) Scala
14 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.09%) ISEB
4 8 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.31%) Degree
7 4 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.93%) HND
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.37%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Varnish
2 6 (2.78%) vCloud
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (8.33%) Puppet
2 15 (6.94%) Vagrant
3 12 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (4.63%) Ansible
5 9 (4.17%) Salt
6 8 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (3.24%) logstash
8 6 (2.78%) OpenIDM
8 6 (2.78%) Kibana
9 5 (2.31%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.39%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.93%) nmon
Vendors
1 38 (17.59%) HP
2 31 (14.35%) Oracle
3 15 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 12 (5.56%) VMware
6 8 (3.70%) F5
6 8 (3.70%) Splunk
7 6 (2.78%) Cisco
8 4 (1.85%) IBM
9 2 (0.93%) Remedy
9 2 (0.93%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.93%) Google
10 1 (0.46%) DataCash
10 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.46%) hybris
10 1 (0.46%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.46%) Twitter
10 1 (0.46%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.46%) Adobe
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