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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 139 124 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 1.13% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 266 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.61% 10.69% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 170 169
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 25
Average hourly rate £44.13 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.07% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £31.66 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 2
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Performance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (75.00%) Open Source
3 9 (75.00%) WATIR
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (75.00%) WATIR
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) Performance Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
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