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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 230 237 230
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 32 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 2.92% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £425 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £260 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £448 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
1375 1234 999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.57% 12.89% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 764 548
Median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -9 11 £400 -5.32% 2
Surrey -3 8 £450 -10.00% 1
East Sussex +12 4 £350 - 1
Berkshire 0 4 £400 +73.91% 2
West Sussex -6 3 £310 +24.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £463 +8.82% 3
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (84.38%) Java
2 43 (67.19%) Selenium
3 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (57.81%) JUnit
4 32 (50.00%) Java EE
5 31 (48.44%) Spring
5 31 (48.44%) SoapUI
5 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
6 29 (45.31%) Cucumber
7 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (43.75%) Performance Testing
7 28 (43.75%) Web Services
8 27 (42.19%) Hibernate
8 27 (42.19%) Functional Testing
9 26 (40.63%) Gradle
9 26 (40.63%) Maven
9 26 (40.63%) Oracle
10 25 (39.06%) BDD
11 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
11 23 (35.94%) JBoss
12 21 (32.81%) SQL
12 21 (32.81%) JIRA
12 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
13 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
14 19 (29.69%) Groovy
14 19 (29.69%) User Stories
15 18 (28.13%) Linux
16 17 (26.56%) Subversion
16 17 (26.56%) Finance
16 17 (26.56%) Hudson

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 (35.94%) JBoss
2 14 (21.88%) Confluence
2 14 (21.88%) IIS
3 12 (18.75%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Force.com
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) tcpdump
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) VoltDB
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.13%) GIS
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (67.19%) Selenium
2 37 (57.81%) JUnit
3 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
3 31 (48.44%) SoapUI
4 29 (45.31%) Cucumber
5 26 (40.63%) Gradle
5 26 (40.63%) Maven
6 21 (32.81%) JIRA
7 17 (26.56%) Hudson
7 17 (26.56%) Subversion
7 17 (26.56%) WebDriver
8 14 (21.88%) Ant
8 14 (21.88%) jMock
9 11 (17.19%) JBehave
10 10 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
11 8 (12.50%) Artifactory
11 8 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 6 (9.38%) HP UFT
13 5 (7.81%) Mockito
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Developer
2 39 (60.94%) Java Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Developer in Test
4 12 (18.75%) Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) QA Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Java Analyst Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Tester
8 7 (10.94%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Java Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Test Engineer
10 5 (7.81%) Automation Tester
10 5 (7.81%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (7.81%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) Java EE
2 31 (48.44%) Spring
3 28 (43.75%) Web Services
4 27 (42.19%) Hibernate
5 16 (25.00%) REST
6 14 (21.88%) Ajax
6 14 (21.88%) JMS
6 14 (21.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (21.88%) XML
7 12 (18.75%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (18.75%) Apache Camel
8 11 (17.19%) SOAP
9 10 (15.63%) JSON
10 8 (12.50%) Spring Boot
11 5 (7.81%) .NET
11 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (7.81%) CSS
11 5 (7.81%) HTML
11 5 (7.81%) Spring MVC
12 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 12 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.81%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (43.75%) Performance Testing
3 27 (42.19%) Functional Testing
4 25 (39.06%) BDD
5 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
6 20 (31.25%) Regression Testing
7 19 (29.69%) User Stories
8 16 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Integration Testing
9 15 (23.44%) MVC
9 15 (23.44%) TDD
10 14 (21.88%) Compatibility Testing
10 14 (21.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (21.88%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (20.31%) Load Testing
12 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
12 6 (9.38%) Scrum
12 6 (9.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) Java
2 21 (32.81%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) Groovy
4 8 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
6 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) VBScript
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) ISEB
3 14 (21.88%) ISTQB
4 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 13 (20.31%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Oracle
2 13 (20.31%) Atlassian
2 13 (20.31%) Rally
3 12 (18.75%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
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