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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 42 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 1.66% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.28% 9.01% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Median daily rate £291 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £368 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
JMeter
Wales

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
97 111 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.44% 18.44% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 71
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 9 £291 -8.98%
JMeter
Wales

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 19 (76.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (56.00%) .NET
6 13 (52.00%) ISEB
6 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
8 11 (44.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
9 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
9 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (40.00%) SDLC
10 9 (36.00%) BDD
10 9 (36.00%) TDD
10 9 (36.00%) Scrum
11 8 (32.00%) Finance
11 8 (32.00%) Kanban
12 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Test-First Development
13 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
13 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
14 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (20.00%) JIRA

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 4 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
6 4 (16.00%) Burp Suite
6 4 (16.00%) DbUnit
6 4 (16.00%) Spock
7 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
9 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
9 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
9 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
1 15 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) JSTS
3 4 (16.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (40.00%) SDLC
4 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Kanban
6 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (24.00%) Test-First Development
6 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Use Case
8 4 (16.00%) V-Model
8 4 (16.00%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) ISEB
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft