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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / South East
Rank 214 239 238
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 26 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.28% 1.74% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 19
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £534 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1139 1205 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.80% 13.78% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 752 702
Median daily rate £425 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 44
Median hourly rate £45.87 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% +31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.60 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +38 23 £450 +12.50% 6
Hampshire +6 1 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
West Sussex -12 1 - - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 43 (79.63%) Java
2 32 (59.26%) Selenium
3 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (48.15%) BDD
4 26 (48.15%) Gradle
5 23 (42.59%) TDD
6 22 (40.74%) Scrum
6 22 (40.74%) JSON
6 22 (40.74%) XML
7 21 (38.89%) Ant
7 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
7 21 (38.89%) Maven
7 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
7 21 (38.89%) REST
8 20 (37.04%) Python
9 19 (35.19%) OOP
9 19 (35.19%) Groovy
10 18 (33.33%) HTTP
11 17 (31.48%) OO
11 17 (31.48%) Ruby
12 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
12 16 (29.63%) Content Management
12 16 (29.63%) CMS
12 16 (29.63%) Project Management
12 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
12 16 (29.63%) Bitbucket
12 16 (29.63%) Apache Ivy
13 15 (27.78%) eggPlant
13 15 (27.78%) Splunk

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 16 (29.63%) CMS
2 15 (27.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (14.81%) JBoss
4 6 (11.11%) Apache
5 5 (9.26%) Confluence
5 5 (9.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.56%) IIS
7 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) BGP
3 2 (3.70%) DMVPN
3 2 (3.70%) HSRP
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) VLAN
3 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Selenium
2 26 (48.15%) Gradle
3 21 (38.89%) Ant
3 21 (38.89%) Maven
3 21 (38.89%) WebDriver
4 16 (29.63%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (29.63%) Bitbucket
5 15 (27.78%) eggPlant
6 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 12 (22.22%) LoadRunner
6 12 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 11 (20.37%) Cucumber
7 11 (20.37%) JUnit
8 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.67%) JIRA
9 6 (11.11%) NeoLoad
9 6 (11.11%) Subversion
10 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
10 5 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (7.41%) Gatling
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Developer in Test
3 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Performance Tester
4 5 (9.26%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) JSON
1 22 (40.74%) XML
2 21 (38.89%) REST
3 14 (25.93%) Spring
4 11 (20.37%) Web Services
5 9 (16.67%) SOAP
6 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (14.81%) RESTful
7 7 (12.96%) Spring Boot
8 5 (9.26%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
9 4 (7.41%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) Ajax
9 4 (7.41%) HTML
9 4 (7.41%) Java EE
9 4 (7.41%) React
9 4 (7.41%) XSD
10 3 (5.56%) CSS
10 3 (5.56%) J2EE
10 3 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) AIX
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) BDD
3 23 (42.59%) TDD
4 22 (40.74%) Scrum
5 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
6 19 (35.19%) OOP
7 17 (31.48%) OO
8 16 (29.63%) Automated Testing
8 16 (29.63%) Content Management
8 16 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (29.63%) Project Management
8 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
9 15 (27.78%) Manual Testing
10 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
11 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
12 7 (12.96%) MVC
13 6 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (11.11%) User Stories
14 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
14 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) Python
3 19 (35.19%) Groovy
4 17 (31.48%) Ruby
5 15 (27.78%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) SQL
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) C#
9 4 (7.41%) C
10 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.70%) VB
11 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISEB
5 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) WAI
2 3 (5.56%) WCAG
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (3.70%) logstash
3 1 (1.85%) Grafana
3 1 (1.85%) Graphite
3 1 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.85%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Sitecore
1 15 (27.78%) Splunk
2 7 (12.96%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.56%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.85%) Coverity
7 1 (1.85%) Dynatrace
7 1 (1.85%) Veracode
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