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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 249 244 239
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 34 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 2.08% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 8
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
JMeter
England

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
1248 1200 1098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.95% 11.89% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 705 647
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 27
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 14 £400 +3.89% 4
Surrey -9 9 £500 +11.11% 1
East Sussex - 6 £356 - 2
Berkshire +1 3 £400 +6.66% 2
West Sussex - 2 £319 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 40 (86.96%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) Selenium
3 25 (54.35%) Performance Testing
4 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (47.83%) JUnit
6 20 (43.48%) Spring
7 19 (41.30%) Java EE
7 19 (41.30%) SoapUI
8 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
9 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
10 16 (34.78%) Gradle
10 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
10 16 (34.78%) JIRA
10 16 (34.78%) Oracle
11 15 (32.61%) Web Services
11 15 (32.61%) JBoss
11 15 (32.61%) Maven
11 15 (32.61%) BDD
11 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
12 14 (30.43%) SQL
13 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
13 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
14 12 (26.09%) User Stories
14 12 (26.09%) MVC
15 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
16 10 (21.74%) Finance
16 10 (21.74%) Groovy
16 10 (21.74%) QA
16 10 (21.74%) ISTQB

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 15 (32.61%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) Confluence
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) VoltDB
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) GIS
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (56.52%) Selenium
2 22 (47.83%) JUnit
3 19 (41.30%) SoapUI
4 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
5 16 (34.78%) Cucumber
5 16 (34.78%) Gradle
5 16 (34.78%) JIRA
6 15 (32.61%) Maven
7 10 (21.74%) Hudson
8 9 (19.57%) Subversion
8 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
9 8 (17.39%) Ant
9 8 (17.39%) jMock
9 8 (17.39%) LoadRunner
10 6 (13.04%) Artifactory
10 6 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (13.04%) JBehave
11 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
12 4 (8.70%) Hamcrest
12 4 (8.70%) Mockito
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 28 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Analyst
4 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Developer in Test
6 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (15.22%) Tester
8 6 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Java Analyst Developer
8 6 (13.04%) QA Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Developer
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (8.70%) Java Engineer
10 4 (8.70%) Linux Developer
10 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) Spring
2 19 (41.30%) Java EE
3 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
4 15 (32.61%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) REST
6 8 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (17.39%) Ajax
6 8 (17.39%) Apache Camel
6 8 (17.39%) JMS
6 8 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
7 7 (15.22%) SOAP
8 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
9 5 (10.87%) CSS
9 5 (10.87%) JSON
10 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.70%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
11 2 (4.35%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Performance Testing
2 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (32.61%) BDD
4 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
5 13 (28.26%) Test Automation
6 12 (26.09%) MVC
6 12 (26.09%) User Stories
7 11 (23.91%) Regression Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
9 8 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (17.39%) TDD
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) Load Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
12 4 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 10 (21.74%) Groovy
4 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) C
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) ISEB
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) Atlassian
3 7 (15.22%) Rally
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.17%) CA
5 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
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