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 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 210 223 251
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Contract jobs citing JMeter 33 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.092% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 0.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 7
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£364 £315 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £324 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
1007 879 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 10.09% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 549 504
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 50
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire - 17 £315 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £425 - 1
Surrey - 3 £400 - 1
Berkshire - - - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (75.00%) Selenium
3 26 (59.09%) Java
4 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
5 21 (47.73%) BDD
6 17 (38.64%) Scrum
6 17 (38.64%) JIRA
7 16 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
7 16 (36.36%) JUnit
8 14 (31.82%) TDD
8 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
8 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
9 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
9 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
9 13 (29.55%) LoadRunner
9 13 (29.55%) C#
9 13 (29.55%) Web Services
10 12 (27.27%) SQL
11 11 (25.00%) SoapUI
12 9 (20.45%) Subversion
12 9 (20.45%) VBScript
12 9 (20.45%) UNIX
12 9 (20.45%) Windows
12 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
13 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (18.18%) RESTful
13 8 (18.18%) SOAP
13 8 (18.18%) .NET
13 8 (18.18%) Line Management
14 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (15.91%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DAB
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
1 7 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Selenium
2 17 (38.64%) JIRA
3 16 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (36.36%) JUnit
4 14 (31.82%) Cucumber
4 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
5 13 (29.55%) LoadRunner
6 11 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (20.45%) Subversion
8 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
9 6 (13.64%) Zephyr
10 5 (11.36%) RSpec
10 5 (11.36%) Maven
11 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
12 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
12 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
14 1 (2.27%) Robotium
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
1 22 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Web Services
2 8 (18.18%) RESTful
2 8 (18.18%) SOAP
2 8 (18.18%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) DOM
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Handset
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) UNIX
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows NT
3 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 2 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
3 21 (47.73%) BDD
4 17 (38.64%) Scrum
5 14 (31.82%) TDD
6 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
8 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Line Management
9 7 (15.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Waterfall
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) C#
3 12 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (20.45%) VBScript
5 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.36%) VB
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) WebInspect
2 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Symbian
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago