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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 234 220 229
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 20 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% 1.89% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
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£330 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £152 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
1125 1058 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.06% 11.82% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 596 505
Average daily rate £355 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Surrey +10 8 £500 +36.61% 4
Hampshire +1 6 £395 +31.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £320 -8.57% 2
Berkshire -9 2 £230 +113.95%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (48.94%) LoadRunner
2 20 (42.55%) HP
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
5 17 (36.17%) Load Testing
6 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
6 16 (34.04%) Java
7 15 (31.91%) Performance Testing
8 13 (27.66%) Apache
8 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
8 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.53%) JIRA
10 11 (23.40%) Selenium
11 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
11 10 (21.28%) JUnit
11 10 (21.28%) Confluence
11 10 (21.28%) Maven
11 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
12 9 (19.15%) Ruby
12 9 (19.15%) Puppet
12 9 (19.15%) SQL
13 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
13 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
13 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (14.89%) Vagrant

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (27.66%) Apache
2 10 (21.28%) Confluence
3 3 (6.38%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.13%) Mule
4 1 (2.13%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.13%) WildFly
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) VoltDB
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) LoadRunner
2 13 (27.66%) SoapUI
2 13 (27.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.53%) JIRA
4 11 (23.40%) Selenium
5 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (21.28%) JUnit
5 10 (21.28%) Maven
6 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
6 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
7 7 (14.89%) RSpec
8 4 (8.51%) NUnit
9 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
10 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
10 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
10 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
10 1 (2.13%) Gradle
10 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Tester
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Performance Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Performance Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SOAP
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) CSS
3 4 (8.51%) XML Messaging
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) GWT
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE
6 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) DTV
1 1 (2.13%) BBC
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Load Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Test Automation
4 15 (31.91%) Performance Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) BDD
7 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.38%) Scrum
11 2 (4.26%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (4.26%) Validation
11 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) Ruby
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Squid
1 1 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Puppet
2 8 (17.02%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (14.89%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.13%) WebInspect
4 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) logstash
4 1 (2.13%) Salt
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) HP
2 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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