The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 471 489 480
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 95 50 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 0.91% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 46
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £279 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £501 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6456 5516 5685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3529 3389
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 206
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 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +23 33 £329 -19.07% 16
Yorkshire +12 19 £485 +21.25% 1
South East +4 17 £280 - 9
South West -15 12 £363 - 5
East Midlands - 5 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £388 - 2
East of England -22 2 £288 -16.05% 3
North West - 2 £306 - 3
Midlands - - - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (42.34%) Java
3 85 (38.29%) Performance Testing
4 76 (34.23%) WebDriver
5 65 (29.28%) SQL
6 50 (22.52%) BDD
7 48 (21.62%) LoadRunner
7 48 (21.62%) JIRA
8 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (21.17%) TDD
8 47 (21.17%) Open Source
9 45 (20.27%) Scrum
9 45 (20.27%) QA
10 42 (18.92%) SoapUI
11 41 (18.47%) Cucumber
12 40 (18.02%) Test Automation
12 40 (18.02%) Finance
13 38 (17.12%) Test Scripting
14 37 (16.67%) Web Services
15 35 (15.77%) Linux
16 34 (15.32%) C#
16 34 (15.32%) Security Cleared
17 33 (14.86%) SOAP
17 33 (14.86%) JUnit
17 33 (14.86%) HP
18 32 (14.41%) SC Cleared
19 30 (13.51%) Jenkins
19 30 (13.51%) PHP
20 29 (13.06%) UNIX
21 27 (12.16%) Windows

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (10.36%) Apache
2 20 (9.01%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.80%) Mule
6 4 (1.80%) Confluence
6 4 (1.80%) Node.js
7 2 (0.90%) CICS
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.45%) Moodle
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 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%) Internet
3 2 (0.90%) ASN.1
3 2 (0.90%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.90%) WinSCP
3 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.90%) LDAP
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.45%) SSH
4 1 (0.45%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (7.66%) Redis
3 16 (7.21%) MySQL
4 12 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.70%) DB2
7 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.35%) Big Data
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.90%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) KDB
Development Applications
1 120 (54.05%) Selenium
2 76 (34.23%) WebDriver
3 48 (21.62%) JIRA
3 48 (21.62%) LoadRunner
4 42 (18.92%) SoapUI
5 41 (18.47%) Cucumber
6 33 (14.86%) JUnit
7 30 (13.51%) Jenkins
8 24 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
9 18 (8.11%) WATIR
9 18 (8.11%) Git (software)
10 14 (6.31%) Visual Studio
11 13 (5.86%) Maven
12 11 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (4.50%) PhantomJS
14 9 (4.05%) Subversion
14 9 (4.05%) JBehave
14 9 (4.05%) Eclipse
15 8 (3.60%) LoadUI
16 7 (3.15%) NeoLoad
General
1 40 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (2.70%) Games
3 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Front Office
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (43.69%) Tester
2 53 (23.87%) Analyst
3 50 (22.52%) Test Analyst
4 29 (13.06%) Performance Tester
5 28 (12.61%) Developer
6 21 (9.46%) Technical Tester
7 18 (8.11%) Test Engineer
8 17 (7.66%) Automation Tester
9 16 (7.21%) Architect
10 15 (6.76%) Technical Architect
11 12 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
11 12 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
11 12 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
12 11 (4.95%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (4.95%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.50%) Test Leader
14 9 (4.05%) QA Engineer
15 8 (3.60%) QA Tester
15 8 (3.60%) Senior Developer
16 7 (3.15%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.67%) Web Services
2 33 (14.86%) SOAP
3 25 (11.26%) XML
4 19 (8.56%) REST
5 17 (7.66%) HTML
5 17 (7.66%) J2EE
5 17 (7.66%) JSON
6 15 (6.76%) .NET
7 11 (4.95%) Spring
8 9 (4.05%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.15%) RESTful
10 6 (2.70%) XSD
11 5 (2.25%) CSS
11 5 (2.25%) OpenID
11 5 (2.25%) OAuth
11 5 (2.25%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.25%) Java EE
12 4 (1.80%) Memcached
12 4 (1.80%) Apache Camel
13 3 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (21.17%) Open Source
2 14 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.95%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.05%) Reference Data
5 7 (3.15%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.25%) Online Games
6 5 (2.25%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.80%) Social Network
8 3 (1.35%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.35%) GIS
8 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.90%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.90%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.90%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.77%) Linux
2 29 (13.06%) UNIX
3 27 (12.16%) Windows
4 7 (3.15%) Android
4 7 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Debian
8 1 (0.45%) AIX
8 1 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.45%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.29%) Performance Testing
2 50 (22.52%) BDD
3 47 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (21.17%) TDD
4 45 (20.27%) Scrum
5 40 (18.02%) Test Automation
6 38 (17.12%) Test Scripting
7 27 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.81%) Software Testing
8 24 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 21 (9.46%) Load Testing
9 21 (9.46%) E-Commerce
10 20 (9.01%) OO
10 20 (9.01%) Automated Testing
11 19 (8.56%) Automation Testing
12 16 (7.21%) Stress Testing
13 14 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (6.31%) Validation
14 12 (5.41%) Regression Testing
14 12 (5.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (42.34%) Java
2 65 (29.28%) SQL
3 34 (15.32%) C#
4 30 (13.51%) PHP
5 17 (7.66%) Python
5 17 (7.66%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.41%) Ruby
7 8 (3.60%) Groovy
7 8 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.70%) C
9 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.25%) Perl
9 5 (2.25%) C++
10 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.80%) XPath
11 3 (1.35%) VBScript
11 3 (1.35%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) VBA
12 2 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 26 (11.71%) ISEB
4 20 (9.01%) ISTQB
5 9 (4.05%) Degree
6 4 (1.80%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.27%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.45%) Snort
1 1 (0.45%) Squid
1 1 (0.45%) Xen
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.45%) qmail
1 1 (0.45%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.45%) OpenSSH
1 1 (0.45%) KVM
1 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.25%) OpenView
2 5 (2.25%) Puppet
3 4 (1.80%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.90%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
5 1 (0.45%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (14.86%) HP
2 27 (12.16%) Oracle
3 17 (7.66%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.15%) Citrix
5 6 (2.70%) IBM
5 6 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.35%) Capita
7 2 (0.90%) Teradata
7 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.90%) Akamai
7 2 (0.90%) Sybase
7 2 (0.90%) Informatica
8 1 (0.45%) Nokia
8 1 (0.45%) Veritas
8 1 (0.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.45%) CA
8 1 (0.45%) Empirix
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) JBoss
8 1 (0.45%) Cognos
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