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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 443 460 470
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 114 79 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.52% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
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
6331 5210 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.63% 11.85% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4348 3361 3082
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 198
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +12 68 £406 +8.33% 19
South East +8 23 £438 +12.17% 8
Yorkshire -9 8 £328 +9.16% 2
South West -13 6 £363 +3.57% 1
West Midlands - 5 £275 -
North West -10 2 £350 +2.18% 2
East of England - - - - 5
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 153 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (51.90%) Selenium
3 113 (47.68%) Java
4 91 (38.40%) SQL
5 81 (34.18%) Performance Testing
6 80 (33.76%) Scrum
7 73 (30.80%) LoadRunner
8 67 (28.27%) TDD
9 62 (26.16%) Test Automation
10 56 (23.63%) Web Services
11 53 (22.36%) QA
11 53 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (22.36%) Jenkins
12 52 (21.94%) Finance
13 51 (21.52%) BDD
14 46 (19.41%) Cucumber
15 45 (18.99%) WebDriver
15 45 (18.99%) UNIX
16 44 (18.57%) Security Cleared
17 43 (18.14%) Test Scripting
17 43 (18.14%) JavaScript
18 40 (16.88%) Linux
19 38 (16.03%) Windows
20 36 (15.19%) JIRA
20 36 (15.19%) C#
21 35 (14.77%) SOAP
21 35 (14.77%) Subversion
22 33 (13.92%) Maven
23 32 (13.50%) HP
23 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (8.86%) Apache
2 11 (4.64%) Confluence
3 9 (3.80%) JBoss
3 9 (3.80%) nginx
4 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.95%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.53%) Mule
6 6 (2.53%) Node.js
7 5 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.11%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (1.69%) IIS
9 3 (1.27%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.84%) WildFly
10 2 (0.84%) CMS
11 1 (0.42%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.33%) MS Office
2 7 (2.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) HTTP
2 8 (3.38%) Firewall
3 7 (2.95%) Internet
3 7 (2.95%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.27%) DNS
5 3 (1.27%) DAB
5 3 (1.27%) VPN
6 2 (0.84%) AMQP
6 2 (0.84%) ATM
6 2 (0.84%) SSL
7 1 (0.42%) DMZ
7 1 (0.42%) Intranet
7 1 (0.42%) Broadband
7 1 (0.42%) GSM
7 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.02%) MySQL
2 18 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.49%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.22%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (2.11%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.27%) Redis
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.42%) OLAP
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 123 (51.90%) Selenium
2 73 (30.80%) LoadRunner
3 53 (22.36%) Jenkins
4 46 (19.41%) Cucumber
5 45 (18.99%) WebDriver
6 36 (15.19%) JIRA
7 35 (14.77%) Subversion
8 33 (13.92%) Maven
9 32 (13.50%) Git (software)
10 28 (11.81%) JUnit
11 27 (11.39%) SoapUI
12 25 (10.55%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (6.33%) Eclipse
14 14 (5.91%) Ant
14 14 (5.91%) Visual Studio
15 13 (5.49%) Gradle
16 11 (4.64%) VisualVM
17 10 (4.22%) WATIR
18 9 (3.80%) JBehave
18 9 (3.80%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (21.94%) Finance
2 12 (5.06%) Games
3 9 (3.80%) Retail
4 6 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 76 (32.07%) Tester
2 44 (18.57%) Analyst
3 42 (17.72%) Test Analyst
4 37 (15.61%) Performance Tester
5 36 (15.19%) Developer
6 20 (8.44%) Automation Tester
7 19 (8.02%) Java Developer
7 19 (8.02%) Test Leader
8 15 (6.33%) Test Manager
9 13 (5.49%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.80%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Senior Tester
11 8 (3.38%) QA Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
13 6 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.53%) QA Analyst
13 6 (2.53%) Senior Performance Tester
13 6 (2.53%) Architect
14 5 (2.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (23.63%) Web Services
2 35 (14.77%) SOAP
3 31 (13.08%) REST
4 28 (11.81%) J2EE
5 25 (10.55%) XML
5 25 (10.55%) HTML
6 23 (9.70%) .NET
7 21 (8.86%) RESTful
8 20 (8.44%) Spring
8 20 (8.44%) Hibernate
9 16 (6.75%) JSON
10 15 (6.33%) HTML5
11 13 (5.49%) Gherkin
12 12 (5.06%) jQuery
12 12 (5.06%) CSS
13 10 (4.22%) WCF
14 7 (2.95%) Ajax
14 7 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (2.95%) Apache Camel
15 6 (2.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Open Source
2 12 (5.06%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.95%) Online Games
5 6 (2.53%) GIS
6 5 (2.11%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.11%) PKI
7 4 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) DTV
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) RIA
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Blog
9 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.42%) BBC
9 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.99%) UNIX
2 40 (16.88%) Linux
3 38 (16.03%) Windows
4 12 (5.06%) CentOS
5 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.38%) Windows NT
6 5 (2.11%) Android
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.42%) AIX
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (34.18%) Performance Testing
3 80 (33.76%) Scrum
4 67 (28.27%) TDD
5 62 (26.16%) Test Automation
6 53 (22.36%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (21.52%) BDD
8 43 (18.14%) Test Scripting
9 27 (11.39%) Load Testing
10 23 (9.70%) DevOps
11 22 (9.28%) Automated Testing
12 21 (8.86%) E-Commerce
13 19 (8.02%) Test Strategy
13 19 (8.02%) User Stories
14 14 (5.91%) Kanban
14 14 (5.91%) Security Testing
15 13 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (5.06%) Manual Testing
16 12 (5.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 113 (47.68%) Java
2 91 (38.40%) SQL
3 43 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 36 (15.19%) C#
5 28 (11.81%) Python
6 26 (10.97%) Ruby
7 21 (8.86%) Bash Shell
8 18 (7.59%) Shell Script
9 17 (7.17%) Perl
10 16 (6.75%) PHP
11 11 (4.64%) VB
12 9 (3.80%) VBScript
12 9 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.80%) Groovy
13 5 (2.11%) XPath
14 4 (1.69%) Clojure
15 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.84%) C
16 1 (0.42%) C++
16 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.64%) ISTQB
4 10 (4.22%) ISEB
5 8 (3.38%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.95%) Degree
7 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.36%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) vCloud
2 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.22%) Puppet
2 9 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.53%) logstash
3 6 (2.53%) Salt
3 6 (2.53%) Ansible
3 6 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.11%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.11%) Kibana
4 5 (2.11%) OpenIDM
5 4 (1.69%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.69%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.84%) Nessus
7 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 32 (13.50%) HP
2 30 (12.66%) Oracle
3 12 (5.06%) VMware
3 12 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.53%) Cognos
5 5 (2.11%) Cisco
5 5 (2.11%) Splunk
6 4 (1.69%) AppDynamics
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.27%) SOASTA, Inc
8 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.84%) Twitter
8 2 (0.84%) Tripwire
8 2 (0.84%) Progress
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Adobe
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) BEA
9 1 (0.42%) CA
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
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