The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / South West
Rank 117 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 19 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 0.68% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 5
Median daily rate £355 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £403 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £423 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +5.06%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
532 439 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.62% 14.67% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 297 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 24
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.18 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Gloucestershire +7 7 £625 +56.25% 1
Bristol - 7 £300 - 4
Dorset - 3 - -
Devon - 1 £306 -
Wiltshire - 1 £315 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 17 (60.71%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 11 (39.29%) Python
5 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
6 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) Retail
7 8 (28.57%) BDD
8 7 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Internet
9 6 (21.43%) OOP
9 6 (21.43%) JDBC
9 6 (21.43%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) OO
11 4 (14.29%) XML

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Selenium
2 12 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
5 7 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
6 2 (7.14%) JUnit
6 2 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Ant
7 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.57%) Calabash
7 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) Gradle
7 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) Maven
7 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (3.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Tester
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Data Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) JDBC
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) XSD
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) JSF
7 1 (3.57%) JSP
7 1 (3.57%) JSR 168
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (3.57%) Struts
7 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) BDD
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (21.43%) OOP
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.86%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 1 (3.57%) Defect Management
9 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) C++
7 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) HP