The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.87% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £414 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +14.13%
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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 120 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.29% 23.21% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 64
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £312 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the South Wales region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Cardiff - 9 £400 -
JMeter
Wales

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Wales region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Rational Performance Tester
4 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) RAD
4 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) JBoss
5 5 (45.45%) SOAP
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Groovy
6 4 (36.36%) Siebel
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
7 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Rational Performance Tester
2 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
4 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Performance Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) RAD
4 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) V-Model
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Kanban
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Scrum
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Groovy
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Siebel