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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 238 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 28 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.17% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 1.55% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
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£395 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £322 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1234 967 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.59% 10.92% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 557 437
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

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 27 February 2015.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 12 £450 - 5
Hampshire -4 10 £385 +22.22% 1
Berkshire -1 2 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £450 +25.52% 1
East Sussex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (51.79%) LoadRunner
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Java
4 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 20 (35.71%) HP
6 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
6 19 (33.93%) JIRA
6 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
7 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
8 17 (30.36%) JUnit
8 17 (30.36%) MS Office
8 17 (30.36%) Selenium
9 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
10 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
11 14 (25.00%) SQL
11 14 (25.00%) Confluence
12 13 (23.21%) Load Testing
12 13 (23.21%) Maven
13 12 (21.43%) Puppet
13 12 (21.43%) Functional Testing
14 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
14 11 (19.64%) Ruby
14 11 (19.64%) Apache
15 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
15 9 (16.07%) Web Services
15 9 (16.07%) Scrum
15 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
15 9 (16.07%) RSpec

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (25.00%) Confluence
2 11 (19.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) WildFly
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.79%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Office
2 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DAB
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) LoadRunner
2 19 (33.93%) JIRA
2 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
3 18 (32.14%) Cucumber
4 17 (30.36%) Selenium
4 17 (30.36%) JUnit
5 16 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 15 (26.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (23.21%) Maven
8 9 (16.07%) RSpec
9 8 (14.29%) Subversion
10 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
10 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
11 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
12 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (5.36%) Zephyr
13 2 (3.57%) Grunt
13 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (3.57%) FitNesse
14 1 (1.79%) Behat
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Tester
2 18 (32.14%) Performance Tester
3 15 (26.79%) Test Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Analyst
4 9 (16.07%) Test Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Performance Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Integration Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) CSS
3 5 (8.93%) SOAP
4 4 (7.14%) Spring
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.57%) HTML5
6 2 (3.57%) REST
6 2 (3.57%) CSS3
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) GWT
7 1 (1.79%) jQuery
7 1 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) GIS
1 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) BBC
2 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Windows NT
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.21%) Load Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Performance Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Scrum
7 9 (16.07%) BDD
7 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.29%) TDD
9 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.36%) Kanban
12 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) Ruby
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) VBScript
6 3 (5.36%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) HND
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) vCloud
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
2 9 (16.07%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.57%) WebInspect
4 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Salt
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) HP
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Tripwire
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