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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 251 218 232
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing JMeter 24 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.36% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.89% 3.34% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 3
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£425 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £241 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £243
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +44.32%
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
1268 987 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.80% 10.72% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 579 557
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £30.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 -1 15 £425 +50.44% 7
Surrey -2 4 £450 +83.67% 1
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -21 1 £425 -
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Selenium
3 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
4 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 18 (42.86%) C#
5 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 15 (35.71%) BDD
7 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
8 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
9 12 (28.57%) TDD
9 12 (28.57%) Java
9 12 (28.57%) .NET
9 12 (28.57%) Load Testing
10 11 (26.19%) JIRA
10 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
10 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
12 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (21.43%) NUnit
13 8 (19.05%) Scrum
14 7 (16.67%) DAB
14 7 (16.67%) JUnit
14 7 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) nginx
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DAB
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.38%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Selenium
2 19 (45.24%) WebDriver
3 11 (26.19%) SoapUI
3 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
3 11 (26.19%) JIRA
4 9 (21.43%) NUnit
5 7 (16.67%) JUnit
5 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (9.52%) Subversion
6 4 (9.52%) LoadUI
7 2 (4.76%) NSubstitute
7 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
8 1 (2.38%) TestNG
8 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.38%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.38%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Team Leader
4 10 (23.81%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Junior
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Spring
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) SOAP
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) XML Messaging
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) JSON
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) HTML5
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) Kafka
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) DTV
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 15 (35.71%) BDD
5 14 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
6 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
7 12 (28.57%) Load Testing
7 12 (28.57%) TDD
8 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (19.05%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
14 4 (9.52%) User Stories
14 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
15 3 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Squid
1 1 (2.38%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 10 (23.81%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) BMC
3 1 (2.38%) Remedy
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Red Gate
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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