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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 124 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.57% 1.61% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £413 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
JMeter
England

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
505 496 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.42% 14.98% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 338 270
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 21
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.21 £31.00 £34.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.16 £43.43 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.78
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.89%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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
Gloucestershire +6 13 £413 -5.71%
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 13 (65.00%) LoadRunner
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) C++
5 11 (55.00%) Python
5 11 (55.00%) JSON
6 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle
9 6 (30.00%) JUnit
9 6 (30.00%) SOAP
9 6 (30.00%) XML
9 6 (30.00%) XSD
10 5 (25.00%) Maven
10 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (25.00%) JIRA
10 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (25.00%) Unix
10 5 (25.00%) Ant
10 5 (25.00%) HP
10 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (25.00%) ClearCase

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 5 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (25.00%) OrientDB
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 13 (65.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (30.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) Ant
5 5 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Zephyr
6 4 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) UI Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (10.00%) UX Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) JSON
2 6 (30.00%) SOAP
2 6 (30.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) XSD
3 5 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) C++
2 11 (55.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 4 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM