The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 102 103 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.054% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.81% 0.40% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £315 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
356 249 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.42% 13.45% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 144 132
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.50 £21.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the Hampshire region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Southampton -7 8 £395 +25.39%
Winchester - - - -
JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
3 14 (53.85%) SoapUI
3 14 (53.85%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) JUnit
3 14 (53.85%) JIRA
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 11 (42.31%) Confluence
6 11 (42.31%) Puppet
6 11 (42.31%) Maven
6 11 (42.31%) Ruby
6 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
7 10 (38.46%) HP
7 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
8 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) Selenium
9 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) RSpec
9 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
9 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
10 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
11 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (15.38%) BDD
12 4 (15.38%) Scrum

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (42.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DAB
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
2 14 (53.85%) SoapUI
2 14 (53.85%) JUnit
2 14 (53.85%) JIRA
3 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (42.31%) Maven
4 11 (42.31%) LoadRunner
5 9 (34.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (30.77%) Selenium
6 8 (30.77%) RSpec
7 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (11.54%) Subversion
8 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
8 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Test Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.54%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Engineering
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 11 (42.31%) Ruby
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) HP
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft