The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 73 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 0.94% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JMeter
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) VoltDB
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) API Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) JBehave
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle