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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 435 478 498
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +20
Contract jobs citing JMeter 158 108 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 1.65% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 77 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £248 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +44.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
7487 6534 5697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.12% 12.93% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5005 4276 3726
Average daily rate £410 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 124
Average hourly rate £37.75 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.04 £50.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +54 84 £450 +26.31% 12
South East -33 24 £425 +11.84% 11
Yorkshire -14 22 £350 -26.70% 5
South West -8 9 £438 +20.68% 3
North West -30 6 £353 +8.65% 2
East of England +8 5 £370 +23.33% 7
North East - 4 £425 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
South Coast - 1 - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 171 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (52.26%) Java
3 136 (51.13%) Selenium
4 98 (36.84%) Performance Testing
4 98 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 94 (35.34%) SQL
6 91 (34.21%) Web Services
7 89 (33.46%) JavaScript
8 87 (32.71%) BDD
9 80 (30.08%) HTML
9 80 (30.08%) Scrum
10 77 (28.95%) TDD
11 75 (28.20%) Maven
12 74 (27.82%) JUnit
13 72 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (23.68%) JIRA
15 62 (23.31%) LoadRunner
15 62 (23.31%) Git (software)
16 60 (22.56%) XML
16 60 (22.56%) UNIX
16 60 (22.56%) VMware
17 56 (21.05%) Linux
18 55 (20.68%) Cucumber
19 52 (19.55%) Unit Testing
20 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
21 50 (18.80%) CSS
22 49 (18.42%) Test Automation
23 48 (18.05%) Node.js
23 48 (18.05%) REST
23 48 (18.05%) Tomcat

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (18.05%) Tomcat
1 48 (18.05%) Node.js
2 42 (15.79%) Apache
3 33 (12.41%) Jetty
4 29 (10.90%) JBoss
5 27 (10.15%) WebLogic
6 26 (9.77%) Confluence
7 23 (8.65%) nginx
8 19 (7.14%) WebSphere
9 17 (6.39%) Alfresco
9 17 (6.39%) WildFly
10 15 (5.64%) Mule ESB
11 14 (5.26%) Mule
12 12 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (3.38%) Tornado
13 9 (3.38%) Apache TomEE
13 9 (3.38%) Drupal
13 9 (3.38%) GlassFish
13 9 (3.38%) Apache Qpid
13 9 (3.38%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.13%) RMDS
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.14%) GitHub
3 10 (3.76%) OpenShift
4 9 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.78%) HTTP
2 14 (5.26%) VPN
2 14 (5.26%) Firewall
3 13 (4.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (3.76%) OpenLDAP
5 10 (3.76%) Internet
6 8 (3.01%) DMZ
7 7 (2.63%) DAB
8 5 (1.88%) OpenVPN
8 5 (1.88%) DNS
9 4 (1.50%) SNMP
10 3 (1.13%) SMTP
10 3 (1.13%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.13%) SSL
10 3 (1.13%) BIG-IP
10 3 (1.13%) IMAP
10 3 (1.13%) IPsec
11 2 (0.75%) PSTN
12 1 (0.38%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.41%) MySQL
2 38 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 35 (13.16%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 25 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (8.27%) Redis
6 22 (8.27%) Relational Database
7 21 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (3.38%) Riak
9 9 (3.38%) Infinispan
10 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.88%) Big Data
12 4 (1.50%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.13%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.75%) DB2
14 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 136 (51.13%) Selenium
2 98 (36.84%) Jenkins
3 75 (28.20%) Maven
4 74 (27.82%) JUnit
5 63 (23.68%) JIRA
6 62 (23.31%) LoadRunner
6 62 (23.31%) Git (software)
7 55 (20.68%) Cucumber
8 44 (16.54%) Subversion
8 44 (16.54%) Gradle
9 42 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 40 (15.04%) WebDriver
11 27 (10.15%) Artifactory
12 25 (9.40%) Gerrit
13 21 (7.89%) SonarQube
14 19 (7.14%) Eclipse
15 18 (6.77%) JBehave
16 17 (6.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (6.02%) Mockito
18 14 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (10.15%) Finance
2 23 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (1.50%) Games
4 4 (1.50%) Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.13%) Billing
6 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (24.81%) Developer
2 54 (20.30%) Analyst
3 52 (19.55%) Test Analyst
4 49 (18.42%) Tester
5 33 (12.41%) Java Developer
6 23 (8.65%) Performance Analyst
7 22 (8.27%) Performance Test Analyst
8 21 (7.89%) Performance Tester
9 17 (6.39%) Test Engineer
10 16 (6.02%) Test Manager
11 12 (4.51%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.14%) Test Team Leader
13 9 (3.38%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.38%) Architect
13 9 (3.38%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.38%) Automation Tester
14 8 (3.01%) Java Architect
14 8 (3.01%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (3.01%) QA Engineer
15 7 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (34.21%) Web Services
2 80 (30.08%) HTML
3 60 (22.56%) XML
4 50 (18.80%) CSS
5 48 (18.05%) REST
6 43 (16.17%) AngularJS
7 39 (14.66%) Spring
8 38 (14.29%) jQuery
9 35 (13.16%) HTML5
10 34 (12.78%) .NET
11 33 (12.41%) SOAP
11 33 (12.41%) CSS3
12 24 (9.02%) J2EE
13 23 (8.65%) JSON
14 20 (7.52%) RESTful
15 19 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (7.14%) LAMP
16 18 (6.77%) Hibernate
16 18 (6.77%) Guice
17 17 (6.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.14%) W3C
4 8 (3.01%) Mathematics
4 8 (3.01%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (2.63%) User Experience
5 7 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.26%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.88%) Tandem
7 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.50%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.13%) Clustering
9 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.13%) IPTV
9 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.75%) DTV
10 2 (0.75%) Online Games
10 2 (0.75%) Social Media
10 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.56%) UNIX
2 56 (21.05%) Linux
3 35 (13.16%) Windows
4 31 (11.65%) CentOS
5 22 (8.27%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.63%) Android
6 7 (2.63%) Solaris
6 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (36.84%) Performance Testing
3 87 (32.71%) BDD
4 80 (30.08%) Scrum
5 77 (28.95%) TDD
6 72 (27.07%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (19.55%) Unit Testing
8 49 (18.42%) Test Automation
9 40 (15.04%) Load Testing
10 35 (13.16%) Open Source
10 35 (13.16%) Test Scripting
11 34 (12.78%) Software Testing
12 29 (10.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 26 (9.77%) Test Strategy
13 26 (9.77%) SOA
14 25 (9.40%) E-Commerce
14 25 (9.40%) Configuration Management
14 25 (9.40%) Regression Testing
14 25 (9.40%) DevOps
15 20 (7.52%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 139 (52.26%) Java
2 94 (35.34%) SQL
3 89 (33.46%) JavaScript
4 48 (18.05%) Python
5 47 (17.67%) Ruby
6 41 (15.41%) C#
7 28 (10.53%) PHP
8 21 (7.89%) Groovy
9 17 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 15 (5.64%) Perl
10 15 (5.64%) T-SQL
11 14 (5.26%) C++
12 11 (4.14%) Scala
13 7 (2.63%) VB
14 4 (1.50%) XPath
15 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.13%) VBA
16 2 (0.75%) C
17 1 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 51 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.78%) ISTQB
3 26 (9.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 26 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 23 (8.65%) ISEB
5 17 (6.39%) Degree
6 14 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (15.41%) QA
2 8 (3.01%) SLA
3 5 (1.88%) WAI
4 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (12.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (11.65%) Docker
3 22 (8.27%) vCloud
4 20 (7.52%) Varnish
5 10 (3.76%) Active Directory
5 10 (3.76%) Squid
6 4 (1.50%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (1.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (12.41%) Puppet
2 26 (9.77%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (7.89%) Ansible
3 21 (7.89%) Salt
3 21 (7.89%) Rundeck
4 19 (7.14%) logstash
5 17 (6.39%) HAProxy
6 15 (5.64%) Kibana
7 14 (5.26%) ZABBIX
8 13 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (3.76%) Graphite
10 8 (3.01%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.13%) Cacti
11 3 (1.13%) Nagios
11 3 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.75%) yum
13 1 (0.38%) StatsD
13 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
13 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 60 (22.56%) VMware
2 37 (13.91%) Oracle
3 34 (12.78%) Red Hat
4 28 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
5 23 (8.65%) HP
6 17 (6.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.76%) Google
7 10 (3.76%) Pega
7 10 (3.76%) Splunk
7 10 (3.76%) Twitter
8 9 (3.38%) IBM
9 7 (2.63%) BEA
9 7 (2.63%) hybris
9 7 (2.63%) ATG
10 5 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.88%) Sun
11 4 (1.50%) F5
12 3 (1.13%) SaltStack
12 3 (1.13%) AppDynamics
12 3 (1.13%) Dell
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