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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 110 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.64% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.47% 0.74% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£361 £315 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £315 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
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
403 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.45% 15.65% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 149 131
Average daily rate £325 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £265 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 27
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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JMeter
South East

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) LoadRunner
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 18 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 14 (46.67%) JIRA
4 14 (46.67%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) MS Office
5 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
6 12 (40.00%) JUnit
6 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 11 (36.67%) Java
8 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (30.00%) SQL
9 9 (30.00%) Subversion
9 9 (30.00%) BDD
9 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 9 (30.00%) Confluence
10 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
10 8 (26.67%) Web Services
10 8 (26.67%) RESTful
11 7 (23.33%) Maven
11 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (23.33%) Puppet
12 6 (20.00%) RSpec
12 6 (20.00%) Vagrant
12 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
13 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.67%) ISEB

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 9 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DAB
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) LoadRunner
2 18 (60.00%) Selenium
2 18 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (46.67%) JIRA
4 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (40.00%) JUnit
6 9 (30.00%) Subversion
7 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
8 7 (23.33%) Maven
9 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (20.00%) RSpec
10 5 (16.67%) FitNesse
10 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (16.67%) Zephyr
11 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
1 17 (56.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Web Services
1 8 (26.67%) RESTful
2 3 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Stories
7 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Kanban
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) VirtualBox
1 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
2 6 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 5 (16.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) HP
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Tripwire