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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 115 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing JMeter 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.34% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 0.83% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£430 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% -17.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
390 241 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.17% 14.15% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 127 102
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 31
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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 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 27 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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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 - - - -
Winchester - - - -
JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 12 (44.44%) HP
4 11 (40.74%) MS Office
4 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) JIRA
5 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) JUnit
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Subversion
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
8 7 (25.93%) RESTful
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (22.22%) Confluence
9 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 5 (18.52%) Puppet
10 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
10 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Maven
11 4 (14.81%) WebInspect
11 4 (14.81%) Load Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DAB
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 15 (55.56%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 11 (40.74%) JIRA
4 10 (37.04%) Jenkins
5 9 (33.33%) JUnit
6 8 (29.63%) Subversion
7 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
8 5 (18.52%) Maven
9 4 (14.81%) RSpec
10 3 (11.11%) Zephyr
10 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
1 15 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
1 7 (25.93%) RESTful
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) CentOS
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Load Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (7.41%) vCloud
1 2 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) WebInspect
2 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Tripwire
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat