The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 232 234 238
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 38 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 1.43% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £462 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -
JMeter
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1302 1115 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.28% 12.12% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 688 596
Median daily rate £425 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JMeter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the South East region.

JMeter Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 16 £400 - 1
Surrey -10 10 £456 -17.04% 1
East Sussex +8 7 £350 - 2
Berkshire -1 5 £400 +73.91% 2
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 52 (88.14%) Java
2 37 (62.71%) Selenium
3 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (52.54%) JUnit
5 28 (47.46%) Performance Testing
5 28 (47.46%) SoapUI
6 27 (45.76%) Java EE
7 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
8 25 (42.37%) Web Services
9 24 (40.68%) Oracle
9 24 (40.68%) Spring
9 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
9 24 (40.68%) Test Automation
10 23 (38.98%) BDD
10 23 (38.98%) Functional Testing
10 23 (38.98%) Maven
10 23 (38.98%) JBoss
11 21 (35.59%) Hibernate
11 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
12 20 (33.90%) JIRA
12 20 (33.90%) SQL
13 19 (32.20%) Gradle
14 17 (28.81%) User Stories
14 17 (28.81%) Linux
14 17 (28.81%) Regression Testing
15 15 (25.42%) XML
15 15 (25.42%) VoltDB
15 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (23.73%) MVC

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (38.98%) JBoss
2 10 (16.95%) Confluence
2 10 (16.95%) IIS
3 9 (15.25%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Force.com
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) tcpdump
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) VoltDB
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) GIS
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Selenium
2 31 (52.54%) JUnit
3 28 (47.46%) SoapUI
4 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
5 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
6 23 (38.98%) Maven
7 20 (33.90%) JIRA
8 19 (32.20%) Gradle
9 14 (23.73%) Subversion
10 13 (22.03%) JBehave
11 12 (20.34%) Hudson
12 11 (18.64%) Eclipse
12 11 (18.64%) WebDriver
13 10 (16.95%) Ant
13 10 (16.95%) jMock
14 8 (13.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (13.56%) LoadRunner
15 7 (11.86%) Artifactory
16 5 (8.47%) Hamcrest
16 5 (8.47%) Mockito
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 38 (64.41%) Java Developer
3 18 (30.51%) Developer in Test
4 14 (23.73%) Analyst
5 13 (22.03%) Test Analyst
6 10 (16.95%) Tester
7 9 (15.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
7 9 (15.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (13.56%) Java Analyst Developer
8 8 (13.56%) QA Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Agile Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
10 6 (10.17%) QA Analyst
10 6 (10.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
11 5 (8.47%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Java EE
2 25 (42.37%) Web Services
3 24 (40.68%) Spring
4 21 (35.59%) Hibernate
5 15 (25.42%) XML
6 13 (22.03%) SOAP
7 12 (20.34%) REST
8 11 (18.64%) JSON
9 10 (16.95%) Ajax
9 10 (16.95%) JMS
9 10 (16.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (15.25%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (15.25%) Apache Camel
11 7 (11.86%) HTML
11 7 (11.86%) Spring Boot
12 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.47%) CSS
12 5 (8.47%) Spring MVC
13 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
13 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 11 (18.64%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Performance Testing
3 24 (40.68%) Test Automation
4 23 (38.98%) BDD
4 23 (38.98%) Functional Testing
5 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (28.81%) Regression Testing
6 17 (28.81%) User Stories
7 14 (23.73%) MVC
8 11 (18.64%) Load Testing
8 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Compatibility Testing
9 10 (16.95%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (16.95%) Integration Testing
9 10 (16.95%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (16.95%) TDD
10 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.86%) Automation Testing
12 6 (10.17%) Multithreading
13 5 (8.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) Groovy
4 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) C
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) VBScript
8 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) ISEB
4 8 (13.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 14 (23.73%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Atlassian
3 9 (15.25%) Rally
4 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO