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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 218 235 252
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Contract jobs citing JMeter 34 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.10% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 1.00% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 6
Average daily rate
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£358 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £303 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £324 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £271 £288
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
1020 898 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 10.33% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 555 501
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 48
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 - 17 £315 - 1
Buckinghamshire +4 10 £425 -
Surrey - 4 £320 - 3
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) Selenium
3 23 (53.49%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
5 18 (41.86%) BDD
6 17 (39.53%) JUnit
7 16 (37.21%) Scrum
7 16 (37.21%) JIRA
7 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
8 14 (32.56%) TDD
8 14 (32.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 13 (30.23%) LoadRunner
9 13 (30.23%) Web Services
9 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
9 13 (30.23%) WebDriver
9 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
10 11 (25.58%) C#
11 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
12 8 (18.60%) SOAP
12 8 (18.60%) Subversion
12 8 (18.60%) RESTful
12 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
13 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
13 7 (16.28%) Confluence
13 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
13 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
13 7 (16.28%) UNIX
13 7 (16.28%) Windows

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (74.42%) Selenium
2 17 (39.53%) JUnit
3 16 (37.21%) JIRA
3 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
4 14 (32.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (30.23%) LoadRunner
5 13 (30.23%) WebDriver
5 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
6 10 (23.26%) SoapUI
7 8 (18.60%) Subversion
8 7 (16.28%) Eclipse
9 6 (13.95%) Zephyr
10 5 (11.63%) Maven
10 5 (11.63%) RSpec
11 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
12 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.98%) FitNesse
13 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (4.65%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
1 21 (48.84%) Test Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Test Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Tester
3 6 (13.95%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 8 (18.60%) RESTful
3 6 (13.95%) .NET
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) REST
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) DOM
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
3 18 (41.86%) BDD
4 16 (37.21%) Scrum
5 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Line Management
10 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) VBScript
5 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.63%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) C
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.65%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) WebInspect
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
1 5 (11.63%) Vagrant
2 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) HP
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Symbian