The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £348 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 101 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.86% 16.06% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 48
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 17
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
JMeter
East of England

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Watford - - - -
JMeter
East of England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Thunderhead
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Thunderhead
2 1 (33.33%) SOASTA, Inc