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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 226 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 23 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
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£438 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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
1185 905 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.74% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 492 457
Average daily rate £375 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 60
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Surrey +8 8 £450 +20.00% 4
Hampshire -16 6 £430 +36.50% 2
Berkshire +2 3 £438 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £450 -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) LoadRunner
3 29 (50.88%) Selenium
4 20 (35.09%) Java
5 18 (31.58%) SQL
5 18 (31.58%) HP
5 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 18 (31.58%) BDD
6 17 (29.82%) Test Scripting
7 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
8 15 (26.32%) Scrum
8 15 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (26.32%) Cucumber
8 15 (26.32%) Performance Testing
9 13 (22.81%) JIRA
9 13 (22.81%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.05%) Web Services
10 12 (21.05%) MS Office
11 10 (17.54%) C#
11 10 (17.54%) JUnit
11 10 (17.54%) Load Testing
11 10 (17.54%) Subversion
11 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
12 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.04%) RESTful
14 7 (12.28%) Confluence
14 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
14 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (12.28%) Confluence
1 7 (12.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.51%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) WildFly
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DAB
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) LoadRunner
2 29 (50.88%) Selenium
3 15 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (26.32%) Cucumber
4 13 (22.81%) JIRA
4 13 (22.81%) Jenkins
5 10 (17.54%) JUnit
5 10 (17.54%) Subversion
5 10 (17.54%) WebDriver
6 7 (12.28%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.28%) SoapUI
7 6 (10.53%) Maven
8 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.02%) RSpec
8 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.02%) Zephyr
9 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
9 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Analyst
1 19 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Tester
3 16 (28.07%) Performance Tester
4 10 (17.54%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Performance Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Test Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Web Services
2 8 (14.04%) RESTful
3 7 (12.28%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) CSS
5 4 (7.02%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) JSON
7 2 (3.51%) GWT
7 2 (3.51%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) CSS3
7 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.75%) jQuery
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) GIS
2 2 (3.51%) Open Source
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.75%) DTV
3 1 (1.75%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 6 (10.53%) Windows NT
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 18 (31.58%) BDD
3 17 (29.82%) Test Scripting
4 15 (26.32%) Scrum
4 15 (26.32%) Performance Testing
5 13 (22.81%) TDD
6 10 (17.54%) Load Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Line Management
9 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.26%) DevOps
12 3 (5.26%) User Stories
12 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) VBScript
5 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) vCloud
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) WebInspect
2 4 (7.02%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.75%) Salt
3 1 (1.75%) Kibana
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) logstash
3 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) HP
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
Dover, Kent
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago