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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 224 234 219
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing JMeter 34 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
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£328 £243 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.25% -37.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
1225 1033 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.09% 11.53% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 565 489
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.70 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hampshire +22 21 £420 - 4
Surrey -4 5 £550 +129.16% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £325 -22.15%
Berkshire +11 2 £230 +113.95%
West Sussex - 2 £250 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Selenium
3 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
4 22 (34.92%) Load Testing
4 22 (34.92%) Java
5 21 (33.33%) HP
5 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
6 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
6 20 (31.75%) JIRA
7 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
8 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 18 (28.57%) SoapUI
8 18 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 17 (26.98%) BDD
9 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
9 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.40%) C#
11 15 (23.81%) JUnit
12 14 (22.22%) Apache
12 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
12 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
13 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
13 13 (20.63%) TDD
13 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
14 12 (19.05%) Test Scripting
14 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
15 11 (17.46%) .NET
16 10 (15.87%) Maven

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.22%) Apache
2 10 (15.87%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) WildFly
3 1 (1.59%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.59%) Mule
3 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Office
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) DAB
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Firewall
4 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.59%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.59%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) VoltDB
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Selenium
2 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 20 (31.75%) JIRA
4 18 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 15 (23.81%) JUnit
6 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
8 10 (15.87%) Maven
9 9 (14.29%) NUnit
10 7 (11.11%) HP UFT
10 7 (11.11%) RSpec
11 6 (9.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (6.35%) Subversion
13 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
13 2 (3.17%) NSubstitute
14 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
14 1 (1.59%) SonarQube
14 1 (1.59%) NeoLoad
14 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Electronics
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Test Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Test Leader
4 11 (17.46%) Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Team Leader
5 10 (15.87%) Performance Tester
5 10 (15.87%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (7.94%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.59%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Junior
10 1 (1.59%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 7 (11.11%) Spring
3 5 (7.94%) SOAP
3 5 (7.94%) XML
4 4 (6.35%) XML Messaging
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.59%) REST
7 1 (1.59%) Kafka
7 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.59%) Ajax
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) DTV
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) NHS
2 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
3 22 (34.92%) Load Testing
4 20 (31.75%) Software Testing
5 18 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 17 (26.98%) BDD
6 17 (26.98%) Performance Testing
7 14 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 13 (20.63%) TDD
8 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 8 (12.70%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
14 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (6.35%) User Stories
16 3 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 18 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.63%) ISTQB
4 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) HND
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Squid
1 1 (1.59%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) logstash
3 1 (1.59%) Salt
3 1 (1.59%) Kibana
3 1 (1.59%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.59%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) HP
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
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