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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 127 152 147
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.031% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.78% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Median daily rate £405 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £333
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.33%
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
467 549 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.86% 17.11% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 406 338
Median daily rate £385 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 29
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.15 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 7 £525 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £325 - 2
Bristol - 2 £400 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £400 -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 21 (75.00%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) Python
4 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
5 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (39.29%) JSON
6 11 (39.29%) C++
7 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 7 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (25.00%) XSD
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle
10 7 (25.00%) HTML
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) SOAP
11 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (21.43%) Ant
11 6 (21.43%) Maven
11 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
11 6 (21.43%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
12 5 (17.86%) REST
12 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (17.86%) Apache Solr
12 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell

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 (17.86%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) OrientDB
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Selenium
2 15 (53.57%) LoadRunner
3 8 (28.57%) JUnit
4 6 (21.43%) Ant
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Maven
4 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (17.86%) ClearCase
5 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (17.86%) JIRA
5 5 (17.86%) Zephyr
6 4 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
7 2 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (3.57%) Gradle
8 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
8 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
1 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) UI Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) JSON
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) XML
2 7 (25.00%) XSD
3 6 (21.43%) SOAP
4 5 (17.86%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) JDBC
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
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%) Web Services
7 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 6 (21.43%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Test Management
7 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Python
3 11 (39.29%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) IBM