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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 487 503 463
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -40
Contract jobs citing JMeter 134 96 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 1.46% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 52 90
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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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
7564 6556 6199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 12.95% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5173 4249 4052
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 129 120
Average hourly rate £42.45 £37.04 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £27.37 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 April 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 29 April 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 +19 78 £423 -15.50% 16
South East -4 34 £400 +2.56% 9
North West -6 8 £313 - 8
Yorkshire -7 4 £290 -12.12% 5
East of England +7 3 £413 -14.28% 3
West Midlands - 3 - -
North East - 2 £350 -
East Midlands +7 1 - -
South West 0 1 £350 -17.64% 1
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 175 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (59.86%) Java
3 140 (50.18%) Selenium
4 123 (44.09%) Cucumber
5 96 (34.41%) Jenkins
6 93 (33.33%) JUnit
7 92 (32.97%) LoadRunner
8 87 (31.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 79 (28.32%) JIRA
10 77 (27.60%) SQL
11 74 (26.52%) Spring
11 74 (26.52%) Ruby
12 73 (26.16%) Performance Testing
13 71 (25.45%) BDD
14 70 (25.09%) Maven
14 70 (25.09%) Web Services
15 67 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (23.66%) TDD
17 62 (22.22%) Scrum
17 62 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 60 (21.51%) Git (software)
19 59 (21.15%) Python
20 58 (20.79%) Unix
21 54 (19.35%) Test Automation
22 52 (18.64%) QA
22 52 (18.64%) REST
23 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
24 50 (17.92%) Functional Testing
25 49 (17.56%) SOASTA, Inc
26 47 (16.85%) Finance

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 41 (14.70%) Tomcat
2 37 (13.26%) Apache
3 30 (10.75%) JBoss
3 30 (10.75%) Jetty
4 27 (9.68%) Confluence
5 25 (8.96%) Node.js
6 16 (5.73%) WebLogic
7 12 (4.30%) IIS
8 11 (3.94%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.43%) Apache TomEE
10 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.08%) Liferay
12 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) MS Office
2 2 (0.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.36%) Force.com
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.41%) HTTP
2 23 (8.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.30%) SNMP
4 6 (2.15%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.79%) SMTP
6 2 (0.72%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.72%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.77%) NoSQL
2 35 (12.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (8.24%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.30%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.94%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.94%) Neo4j
5 11 (3.94%) VoltDB
6 10 (3.58%) Big Data
7 9 (3.23%) MySQL
8 8 (2.87%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.79%) Redis
11 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.08%) GIS
12 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.72%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 140 (50.18%) Selenium
2 123 (44.09%) Cucumber
3 96 (34.41%) Jenkins
4 93 (33.33%) JUnit
5 92 (32.97%) LoadRunner
6 79 (28.32%) JIRA
7 70 (25.09%) Maven
8 60 (21.51%) Git (software)
9 46 (16.49%) SoapUI
10 45 (16.13%) Mockito
11 44 (15.77%) Subversion
12 41 (14.70%) Gradle
13 32 (11.47%) WebDriver
14 30 (10.75%) HP UFT
15 23 (8.24%) Gatling
16 15 (5.38%) Ant
16 15 (5.38%) Visual Studio
16 15 (5.38%) VisualVM
17 13 (4.66%) Hudson
17 13 (4.66%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (16.85%) Finance
2 31 (11.11%) Banking
3 15 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.23%) Retail
5 8 (2.87%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Electronics
7 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (38.35%) Developer
2 85 (30.47%) Java Developer
3 58 (20.79%) Analyst
4 57 (20.43%) Tester
5 48 (17.20%) Test Analyst
6 23 (8.24%) Automation Tester
6 23 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (7.17%) Performance Tester
9 19 (6.81%) Performance Analyst
10 18 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
11 17 (6.09%) Agile Developer
11 17 (6.09%) Agile Java Developer
12 16 (5.73%) QA Engineer
12 16 (5.73%) Test Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Developer in Test
13 13 (4.66%) QA Analyst
13 13 (4.66%) Test Manager
14 12 (4.30%) Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (3.94%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (26.52%) Spring
2 70 (25.09%) Web Services
3 52 (18.64%) REST
4 46 (16.49%) AngularJS
5 42 (15.05%) Hibernate
6 38 (13.62%) XML
7 32 (11.47%) SOAP
8 30 (10.75%) Java EE
9 27 (9.68%) .NET
10 25 (8.96%) Guice
11 23 (8.24%) JMS
12 18 (6.45%) HTML
13 15 (5.38%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (5.38%) Ajax
14 14 (5.02%) JSON
15 12 (4.30%) J2EE
16 11 (3.94%) XSD
17 10 (3.58%) Apache Camel
17 10 (3.58%) JPA
18 9 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.30%) PKI
3 9 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.51%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.15%) Derivative
5 6 (2.15%) Equities
5 6 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) CESG
9 2 (0.72%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.72%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Tandem
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.79%) Unix
2 47 (16.85%) Linux
3 26 (9.32%) Windows
4 12 (4.30%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (31.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 73 (26.16%) Performance Testing
4 71 (25.45%) BDD
5 67 (24.01%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (23.66%) TDD
7 62 (22.22%) Scrum
8 54 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 50 (17.92%) Functional Testing
10 35 (12.54%) Pair Programming
10 35 (12.54%) SDLC
11 34 (12.19%) Open Source
11 34 (12.19%) Unit Testing
12 33 (11.83%) Multithreading
13 29 (10.39%) Concurrent Programming
14 28 (10.04%) Software Engineering
15 27 (9.68%) E-Commerce
16 26 (9.32%) Test Scripting
17 25 (8.96%) Build Automation
17 25 (8.96%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 167 (59.86%) Java
2 77 (27.60%) SQL
3 74 (26.52%) Ruby
4 62 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 59 (21.15%) Python
6 39 (13.98%) Groovy
7 24 (8.60%) Shell Script
8 22 (7.89%) C#
9 20 (7.17%) C
10 19 (6.81%) Perl
11 10 (3.58%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.23%) Scala
12 9 (3.23%) VB
13 6 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.15%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.15%) VBA
13 6 (2.15%) VBScript
13 6 (2.15%) XPath
14 4 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 31 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 22 (7.89%) ISEB
5 10 (3.58%) Degree
6 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (18.64%) QA
2 6 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.08%) SDET
4 2 (0.72%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) WAI
4 2 (0.72%) WCAG
5 1 (0.36%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (10.75%) Docker
2 10 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (8.60%) Graphite
2 21 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (5.38%) Puppet
4 4 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.72%) Ansible
5 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 49 (17.56%) SOASTA, Inc
2 44 (15.77%) Oracle
3 40 (14.34%) HP
4 22 (7.89%) IBM
5 18 (6.45%) VMware
6 8 (2.87%) ATG
6 8 (2.87%) Dynatrace
6 8 (2.87%) hybris
7 7 (2.51%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.51%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.51%) Citrix
7 7 (2.51%) New Relic
7 7 (2.51%) Rally
8 6 (2.15%) BEA
8 6 (2.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.79%) Remedy
9 5 (1.79%) SAP
10 4 (1.43%) Google
11 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.72%) Sybase
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