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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 242 229 223
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing JMeter 16 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 2.10% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 7
Average daily rate £413 £444 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +13.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £329 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +8 4 £400 -8.57%
Hampshire 0 3 £340 -20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 1 £450 -
East Sussex +10 1 £363 -
Kent -8 1 £300 -14.28%
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (67.86%) Performance Testing
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 15 (53.57%) SoapUI
4 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Selenium
6 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) JIRA
9 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
10 7 (25.00%) JUnit
10 7 (25.00%) SOAP
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) QA
10 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (25.00%) LoadUI
11 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
11 6 (21.43%) BDD
11 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (21.43%) Java EE
11 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (21.43%) XML
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) HTML
11 6 (21.43%) HP
12 5 (17.86%) Finance
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Oracle

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) VoltDB
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) SoapUI
2 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
3 12 (42.86%) Selenium
4 9 (32.14%) JIRA
5 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (25.00%) JUnit
5 7 (25.00%) LoadUI
6 5 (17.86%) Maven
7 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (14.29%) JBehave
8 3 (10.71%) Gradle
8 3 (10.71%) WebLOAD
9 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) jMock
9 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
9 2 (7.14%) TestNG
9 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Tester
6 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Developer in Test
7 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Developer
8 3 (10.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner Tester
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) SOAP
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) Java EE
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
5 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) JMS
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Performance Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Rally
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter