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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.51% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
99 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.40% 11.78% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 44
Average daily rate £330 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) Scrum
3 22 (70.97%) Selenium
3 22 (70.97%) Open Source
4 21 (67.74%) JIRA
4 21 (67.74%) C#
5 20 (64.52%) Subversion
5 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
7 18 (58.06%) Automation Testing
7 18 (58.06%) Load Testing
7 18 (58.06%) .NET Framework
7 18 (58.06%) ISTQB
7 18 (58.06%) .NET
7 18 (58.06%) ISEB
8 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
9 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
9 16 (51.61%) JUnit
9 16 (51.61%) Test Management
9 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
9 16 (51.61%) Kanban
9 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
9 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
9 16 (51.61%) BDD
10 15 (48.39%) TortoiseSVN
10 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
10 15 (48.39%) TestNG
10 15 (48.39%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (48.39%) Bugzilla

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 6 (19.35%) JBoss
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Selenium
2 21 (67.74%) JIRA
3 20 (64.52%) Subversion
3 20 (64.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (61.29%) Jenkins
5 16 (51.61%) JUnit
5 16 (51.61%) WebDriver
6 15 (48.39%) Bugzilla
6 15 (48.39%) TestNG
6 15 (48.39%) TortoiseSVN
7 14 (45.16%) Ant
7 14 (45.16%) Maven
8 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
9 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
10 5 (16.13%) ReSharper
10 5 (16.13%) Gradle
10 5 (16.13%) Artifactory
11 4 (12.90%) Rational Performance Tester
11 4 (12.90%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Tester
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
1 18 (58.06%) .NET Framework
2 8 (25.81%) Spring
2 8 (25.81%) CSS
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 6 (19.35%) Java SE
3 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 6 (19.35%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
4 2 (6.45%) JSF
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Open Source
2 11 (35.48%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.90%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) AS400
4 2 (6.45%) iSeries
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (70.97%) Scrum
3 18 (58.06%) Automation Testing
3 18 (58.06%) Load Testing
4 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
5 16 (51.61%) Test Management
5 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
5 16 (51.61%) Kanban
5 16 (51.61%) BDD
6 14 (45.16%) TDD
7 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
8 6 (19.35%) SOA
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) MVC
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (9.68%) Coaching
12 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) ISEB
1 18 (58.06%) ISTQB
2 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
3 15 (48.39%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) IBM Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) vCloud
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica