The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 226 226 235
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 12 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.096% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 0.87% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
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£245 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.77% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1019 917 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.37% 10.97% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 487 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 49
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Berkshire +1 4 - - 1
Surrey -2 4 £240 -38.06% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £410 -
Hampshire -4 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 19 (67.86%) Selenium
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) SOAP
3 14 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 13 (46.43%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
6 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) OO
8 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) PhantomJS
9 7 (25.00%) JUnit
9 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Web Services
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.29%) QA
12 4 (14.29%) JIRA

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) ASN.1
1 2 (7.14%) PuTTY
1 2 (7.14%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Selenium
2 14 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 12 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.00%) PhantomJS
4 7 (25.00%) JUnit
4 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
7 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
8 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
9 1 (3.57%) JBehave
9 1 (3.57%) Robotium
9 1 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
9 1 (3.57%) CppUnit
9 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
1 17 (60.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) SOAP
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 4 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) JDBC
5 1 (3.57%) DOM
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Handset
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) BDD
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) OO
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) VBScript
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
1 2 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Symbian
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