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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 467 502 484
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -18
Contract jobs citing JMeter 111 61 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 1.04% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 54
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£363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
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
6602 5864 5944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.00% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4305 3840 3411
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 127 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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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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 +16 38 £353 -11.87% 11
South East +22 33 £380 +20.63% 7
South West -24 12 £363 - 2
Yorkshire +3 10 £485 +100.00% 4
West Midlands - 6 £370 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
East of England -22 3 £300 -12.40% 1
North West - 3 £325 - 4
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 120 (54.05%) Selenium
2 98 (44.14%) Performance Testing
3 93 (41.89%) Java
4 72 (32.43%) WebDriver
5 63 (28.38%) SQL
6 56 (25.23%) Scrum
7 55 (24.77%) TDD
8 54 (24.32%) LoadRunner
9 53 (23.87%) BDD
10 50 (22.52%) Open Source
11 49 (22.07%) Cucumber
12 46 (20.72%) Web Services
13 45 (20.27%) Jenkins
14 44 (19.82%) Test Automation
15 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (19.37%) JIRA
16 40 (18.02%) QA
16 40 (18.02%) Test Scripting
16 40 (18.02%) Finance
17 35 (15.77%) JUnit
18 34 (15.32%) SoapUI
19 33 (14.86%) C#
19 33 (14.86%) HP
20 32 (14.41%) SOAP
20 32 (14.41%) Linux
21 31 (13.96%) Security Cleared
22 30 (13.51%) SC Cleared
22 30 (13.51%) Windows
23 28 (12.61%) Oracle
24 27 (12.16%) PHP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 25 (11.26%) Apache
2 22 (9.91%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.60%) Confluence
4 8 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.25%) Mule
6 5 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (0.90%) CICS
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) MS Office
1 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.21%) OpenLDAP
2 14 (6.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 2 (0.90%) SSL
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.45%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.45%) DMZ
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (9.46%) MySQL
3 18 (8.11%) Redis
4 15 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.15%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.25%) DB2
8 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.35%) Big Data
9 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.90%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 120 (54.05%) Selenium
2 72 (32.43%) WebDriver
3 54 (24.32%) LoadRunner
4 49 (22.07%) Cucumber
5 45 (20.27%) Jenkins
6 43 (19.37%) JIRA
7 35 (15.77%) JUnit
8 34 (15.32%) SoapUI
9 26 (11.71%) QuickTest Pro
10 23 (10.36%) Git (software)
11 20 (9.01%) Maven
12 16 (7.21%) WATIR
13 14 (6.31%) Subversion
13 14 (6.31%) Eclipse
14 13 (5.86%) Visual Studio
15 11 (4.95%) JBehave
16 8 (3.60%) LoadUI
17 6 (2.70%) PhantomJS
17 6 (2.70%) NeoLoad
17 6 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (2.70%) Games
3 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Legal
4 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Electronics
5 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 87 (39.19%) Tester
2 51 (22.97%) Analyst
3 49 (22.07%) Test Analyst
4 31 (13.96%) Developer
5 29 (13.06%) Performance Tester
6 18 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.21%) Architect
8 15 (6.76%) Technical Architect
8 15 (6.76%) Technical Tester
9 14 (6.31%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.31%) Automation Tester
10 13 (5.86%) Performance Analyst
10 13 (5.86%) Performance Test Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.05%) QA Engineer
13 8 (3.60%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.15%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 7 (3.15%) Automation Analyst
14 7 (3.15%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.72%) Web Services
2 32 (14.41%) SOAP
3 23 (10.36%) XML
4 22 (9.91%) REST
5 19 (8.56%) J2EE
6 18 (8.11%) .NET
7 17 (7.66%) JSON
8 16 (7.21%) RESTful
9 15 (6.76%) HTML
10 14 (6.31%) Spring
11 12 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.60%) Java EE
13 6 (2.70%) Gherkin
13 6 (2.70%) XSD
13 6 (2.70%) CSS
14 5 (2.25%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.25%) OpenID
14 5 (2.25%) Memcached
14 5 (2.25%) Apache Camel
14 5 (2.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.52%) Open Source
2 13 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.95%) Data Integration
4 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.05%) Reference Data
6 7 (3.15%) GIS
7 6 (2.70%) Online Games
8 4 (1.80%) Social Network
9 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) NHS
10 2 (0.90%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.90%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.45%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.45%) Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.41%) Linux
2 30 (13.51%) Windows
3 27 (12.16%) UNIX
4 11 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.50%) Android
6 5 (2.25%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.25%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.35%) CentOS
8 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (44.14%) Performance Testing
2 56 (25.23%) Scrum
3 55 (24.77%) TDD
4 53 (23.87%) BDD
5 44 (19.82%) Test Automation
6 43 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (18.02%) Test Scripting
8 26 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.26%) Test Strategy
10 22 (9.91%) Load Testing
11 19 (8.56%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.56%) Regression Testing
12 17 (7.66%) Automated Testing
12 17 (7.66%) Manual Testing
13 14 (6.31%) Stress Testing
13 14 (6.31%) Validation
14 13 (5.86%) OO
14 13 (5.86%) Software Testing
14 13 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (41.89%) Java
2 63 (28.38%) SQL
3 33 (14.86%) C#
4 27 (12.16%) PHP
5 18 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 15 (6.76%) Python
6 15 (6.76%) Ruby
7 11 (4.95%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.60%) Groovy
8 8 (3.60%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.15%) VBScript
10 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.70%) C
11 5 (2.25%) VB
12 4 (1.80%) C++
12 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.80%) XPath
13 3 (1.35%) Perl
14 2 (0.90%) COBOL
14 2 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (13.96%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.56%) ISEB
4 17 (7.66%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.05%) Degree
6 3 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (18.02%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.35%) vCloud
3 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.60%) Puppet
3 6 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.25%) OpenView
4 5 (2.25%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.90%) Nessus
5 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.90%) Salt
6 1 (0.45%) Kibana
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.45%) logstash
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.45%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 33 (14.86%) HP
2 28 (12.61%) Oracle
3 19 (8.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.25%) Citrix
6 4 (1.80%) IBM
6 4 (1.80%) VMware
7 3 (1.35%) Capita
8 2 (0.90%) Teradata
8 2 (0.90%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.90%) Informatica
8 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.90%) Cognos
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Symbian
9 1 (0.45%) Murex
9 1 (0.45%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
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