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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 226 234 231
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing JMeter 35 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.18% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 1.72% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
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£425 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +10 21 £423 +34.12% 2
Surrey +2 8 £500 +108.33% 3
Berkshire +4 3 £230 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £250 -
Buckinghamshire -3 1 £425 +3.65% 1
East Sussex -6 1 - -
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England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.00%) Selenium
3 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 21 (35.00%) SoapUI
6 20 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 20 (33.33%) JIRA
7 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
7 19 (31.67%) Test Strategy
8 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
9 17 (28.33%) C#
9 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
9 17 (28.33%) HP
10 16 (26.67%) JUnit
10 16 (26.67%) Performance Testing
10 16 (26.67%) Load Testing
10 16 (26.67%) BDD
11 15 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 12 (20.00%) TDD
13 11 (18.33%) .NET
13 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
13 11 (18.33%) Functional Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 10 (16.67%) Maven
14 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
1 9 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) DAB
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) VoltDB
3 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Selenium
2 21 (35.00%) SoapUI
3 20 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 20 (33.33%) JIRA
4 18 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 16 (26.67%) JUnit
6 15 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 10 (16.67%) Maven
8 9 (15.00%) NUnit
9 7 (11.67%) HP UFT
9 7 (11.67%) RSpec
10 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (6.67%) Subversion
12 3 (5.00%) LoadUI
13 2 (3.33%) NSubstitute
14 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
14 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 1 (1.67%) Fiddler
14 1 (1.67%) TestNG
General
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Test Leader
4 11 (18.33%) Team Leader
5 10 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
6 8 (13.33%) Tester
7 7 (11.67%) Performance Tester
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 2 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (3.33%) Developer
12 2 (3.33%) Consultant
12 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
13 1 (1.67%) Junior
13 1 (1.67%) Technical Consultant
13 1 (1.67%) Quality Analyst
13 1 (1.67%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) Spring
3 5 (8.33%) XML
3 5 (8.33%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) XML Messaging
5 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (3.33%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) Kafka
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) DTV
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 19 (31.67%) Software Testing
3 19 (31.67%) Test Strategy
4 16 (26.67%) BDD
4 16 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (20.00%) TDD
7 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Functional Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 9 (15.00%) Scrum
10 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 9 (15.00%) Ruby
4 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Squid
1 1 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 7 (11.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
1 17 (28.33%) HP
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Red Gate