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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 51 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 18 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.71% 2.49% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.24% 16.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
136 86 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.51% 15.28% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 65 34
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £66.00 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Cardiff 0 17 £375 +50.00% 1
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Wales

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 37 (92.50%) Java
2 32 (80.00%) Selenium
3 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) Scrum
4 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
5 21 (52.50%) .NET
6 18 (45.00%) TDD
6 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
6 18 (45.00%) BDD
7 17 (42.50%) Linux
8 16 (40.00%) Oracle
9 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (32.50%) JIRA
12 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
12 12 (30.00%) ISEB
12 12 (30.00%) Subversion
12 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (27.50%) JBoss
13 11 (27.50%) Test-First Development
13 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
13 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
14 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
14 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
14 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
15 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
15 9 (22.50%) UNIX
15 9 (22.50%) C#

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (27.50%) JBoss
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (80.00%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (32.50%) JIRA
4 12 (30.00%) Subversion
5 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
5 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
6 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (17.50%) TestNG
7 7 (17.50%) JUnit
7 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
7 7 (17.50%) Bugzilla
8 4 (10.00%) Maven
8 4 (10.00%) Gradle
8 4 (10.00%) Artifactory
9 3 (7.50%) ReSharper
9 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Tester
2 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Framework
3 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS3
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Drools
5 1 (2.50%) Java SE
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) WSDL
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Scrum
2 23 (57.50%) Test Scripting
3 18 (45.00%) BDD
3 18 (45.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (27.50%) Test-First Development
6 10 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Test Management
8 7 (17.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Open Source
10 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management
11 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
12 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.00%) MVC
12 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) BeanShell
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Postfix
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
1 1 (2.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
1 1 (2.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco