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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 462 485 478
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 127 74 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.36% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 53 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
6641 5443 5392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.17% 11.52% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3566 3365
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 125 230
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +48 82 £400 +14.28% 15
South East -5 25 £413 +5.76% 5
Yorkshire -11 6 £330 -5.71% 3
South West -20 5 £363 +7.40%
West Midlands -13 3 £370 +13.84%
North West -7 2 £425 +24.08% 2
East of England -16 2 £310 - 2
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 147 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (53.14%) Selenium
3 112 (46.86%) Java
4 88 (36.82%) SQL
5 85 (35.56%) Performance Testing
6 71 (29.71%) Scrum
7 69 (28.87%) TDD
8 62 (25.94%) Jenkins
9 61 (25.52%) LoadRunner
10 59 (24.69%) WebDriver
11 57 (23.85%) BDD
12 55 (23.01%) Test Automation
13 54 (22.59%) Web Services
14 52 (21.76%) Cucumber
15 51 (21.34%) QA
16 48 (20.08%) Finance
17 47 (19.67%) Test Scripting
18 46 (19.25%) UNIX
18 46 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (16.32%) JUnit
19 39 (16.32%) Maven
19 39 (16.32%) Open Source
20 37 (15.48%) JavaScript
21 36 (15.06%) Linux
21 36 (15.06%) Subversion
21 36 (15.06%) REST
22 35 (14.64%) C#
23 34 (14.23%) Windows
23 34 (14.23%) SOAP
24 33 (13.81%) JIRA

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (8.79%) Apache
2 13 (5.44%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.44%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.02%) Confluence
4 9 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (3.77%) JBoss
4 9 (3.77%) nginx
5 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (1.67%) Mule
7 3 (1.26%) Node.js
8 2 (0.84%) CMS
8 2 (0.84%) CICS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.42%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (7.11%) MS Office
2 5 (2.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) GitHub
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.02%) HTTP
2 6 (2.51%) Internet
2 6 (2.51%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (2.09%) Firewall
3 5 (2.09%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.26%) DAB
4 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) AMQP
5 2 (0.84%) ATM
5 2 (0.84%) SSL
5 2 (0.84%) DNS
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) DMZ
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Broadband
6 1 (0.42%) GSM
6 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.37%) MySQL
1 20 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.35%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.35%) Redis
5 7 (2.93%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.67%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.26%) DB2
8 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (53.14%) Selenium
2 62 (25.94%) Jenkins
3 61 (25.52%) LoadRunner
4 59 (24.69%) WebDriver
5 52 (21.76%) Cucumber
6 39 (16.32%) JUnit
6 39 (16.32%) Maven
7 36 (15.06%) Subversion
8 33 (13.81%) JIRA
8 33 (13.81%) SoapUI
9 32 (13.39%) Git (software)
10 29 (12.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 19 (7.95%) Eclipse
12 14 (5.86%) Ant
13 12 (5.02%) WATIR
14 11 (4.60%) Visual Studio
15 10 (4.18%) Gradle
15 10 (4.18%) JBehave
16 9 (3.77%) NUnit
16 9 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 48 (20.08%) Finance
2 13 (5.44%) Games
3 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
5 3 (1.26%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (30.54%) Tester
2 47 (19.67%) Analyst
3 45 (18.83%) Test Analyst
4 37 (15.48%) Developer
5 27 (11.30%) Performance Tester
6 23 (9.62%) Java Developer
6 23 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 16 (6.69%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.86%) Test Leader
8 14 (5.86%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.18%) Architect
10 10 (4.18%) Senior Tester
10 10 (4.18%) QA Engineer
11 7 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (2.93%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (2.93%) Agile Tester
12 6 (2.51%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Agile Test Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.59%) Web Services
2 36 (15.06%) REST
3 34 (14.23%) SOAP
4 30 (12.55%) J2EE
5 29 (12.13%) HTML
6 27 (11.30%) XML
7 25 (10.46%) Spring
8 23 (9.62%) .NET
9 22 (9.21%) RESTful
10 21 (8.79%) Hibernate
11 19 (7.95%) JSON
12 14 (5.86%) HTML5
13 12 (5.02%) Gherkin
13 12 (5.02%) CSS
14 10 (4.18%) Java EE
15 8 (3.35%) jQuery
16 7 (2.93%) WCF
16 7 (2.93%) Apache Camel
17 6 (2.51%) XSLT
18 5 (2.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.32%) Open Source
2 12 (5.02%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.35%) GIS
3 8 (3.35%) Online Games
4 7 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.67%) Smartcard
5 4 (1.67%) PKI
6 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.84%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) Blog
8 1 (0.42%) RIA
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.25%) UNIX
2 36 (15.06%) Linux
3 34 (14.23%) Windows
4 11 (4.60%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.77%) Windows NT
5 9 (3.77%) CentOS
6 8 (3.35%) Android
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (61.51%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (35.56%) Performance Testing
3 71 (29.71%) Scrum
4 69 (28.87%) TDD
5 57 (23.85%) BDD
6 55 (23.01%) Test Automation
7 47 (19.67%) Test Scripting
8 46 (19.25%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.88%) Test Strategy
10 24 (10.04%) Automated Testing
11 20 (8.37%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.95%) Load Testing
13 18 (7.53%) User Stories
13 18 (7.53%) DevOps
14 15 (6.28%) Security Testing
14 15 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.28%) Manual Testing
14 15 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (5.02%) Kanban
15 12 (5.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 112 (46.86%) Java
2 88 (36.82%) SQL
3 37 (15.48%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.64%) C#
5 26 (10.88%) Ruby
6 24 (10.04%) PHP
7 23 (9.62%) Python
8 18 (7.53%) Perl
9 15 (6.28%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.86%) Bash Shell
11 10 (4.18%) Groovy
11 10 (4.18%) VBScript
12 9 (3.77%) VB
12 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.09%) XPath
14 4 (1.67%) Clojure
15 2 (0.84%) C
15 2 (0.84%) C++
15 2 (0.84%) COBOL
15 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (13.81%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.02%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.60%) ISEB
5 6 (2.51%) Degree
6 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (21.34%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.09%) vCloud
3 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.44%) Puppet
2 7 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.51%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.09%) WebInspect
5 4 (1.67%) Salt
5 4 (1.67%) OpenIDM
5 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.26%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.26%) Ansible
6 3 (1.26%) logstash
7 2 (0.84%) Kibana
7 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.84%) Nessus
8 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 32 (13.39%) HP
2 29 (12.13%) Oracle
3 14 (5.86%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.18%) VMware
5 6 (2.51%) Cognos
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.67%) AppDynamics
7 4 (1.67%) Splunk
7 4 (1.67%) Cisco
7 4 (1.67%) IBM
8 3 (1.26%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.84%) Twitter
9 2 (0.84%) Progress
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 2 (0.84%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) Google
10 1 (0.42%) Capita
10 1 (0.42%) RedDot
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