The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
UK
Rank 428 470 516
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +46
Contract jobs citing JMeter 158 153 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.10% 2.02% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 103 79
Median daily rate £409 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £420 £398
% change year-on-year
-9.22% +5.66%
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7512 7564 7088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 14.59% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 4996 4721
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 208 129
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.30 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter within the UK.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JMeter
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JMeter within the UK.

JMeter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JMeter
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +59 155 £405 -10.00% 60
London -23 40 £425 -9.57% 21
South East +23 24 £450 +8.43% 14
Berkshire +38 21 £450 +12.50% 6
Yorkshire +16 21 £481 +1.31% 6
West Yorkshire +10 21 £481 -0.77% 4
Leeds +7 20 £493 +1.54% 3
South West +25 19 £355 -13.93% 7
North West +39 14 £325 -16.39% 5
East of England +20 14 £325 -23.52% 4
East Midlands +12 14 £381 - 1
Bracknell - 13 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £375 -
Nottingham +7 9 £375 -
Essex - 9 £338 - 1
Manchester +17 7 £275 -24.13% 5
Gloucestershire +8 7 £625 +56.25% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £338 -
Bristol - 7 £300 - 3
Liverpool - 6 £405 -
Merseyside - 6 £405 -
Northampton - 5 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 - 1
Gloucester +1 4 £630 +57.50% 1
West Midlands - 4 £288 - 1
Cambridge +11 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Scotland +27 2 £450 - 1

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for JMeter.

1 190 (60.32%) Selenium
2 181 (57.46%) Java
3 175 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (40.32%) Performance Testing
5 104 (33.02%) LoadRunner
6 95 (30.16%) Cucumber
7 94 (29.84%) Jenkins
8 83 (26.35%) BDD
9 82 (26.03%) JIRA
10 80 (25.40%) SoapUI
11 79 (25.08%) QA
12 77 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (24.44%) Scrum
13 72 (22.86%) Git (software)
14 63 (20.00%) SOAP
15 62 (19.68%) Python
16 61 (19.37%) Test Automation
17 60 (19.05%) WebDriver
18 56 (17.78%) Finance
19 55 (17.46%) Automated Testing
19 55 (17.46%) Maven
19 55 (17.46%) JavaScript
19 55 (17.46%) SQL
20 53 (16.83%) XML
20 53 (16.83%) JUnit
20 53 (16.83%) JSON
21 52 (16.51%) REST
22 50 (15.87%) Linux
23 47 (14.92%) Web Services
24 45 (14.29%) Test Scripting

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (11.75%) Confluence
2 34 (10.79%) Tomcat
3 28 (8.89%) Apache
4 21 (6.67%) CMS
5 15 (4.76%) JBoss
6 14 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (3.17%) Drupal
8 8 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.59%) IIS
10 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.95%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.95%) nginx
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.32%) CICS
13 1 (0.32%) Jetty
13 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.63%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.63%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.35%) GitHub
3 15 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.90%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.59%) PaaS
6 4 (1.27%) Datadog
7 3 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Loggly
9 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.25%) HTTP
2 15 (4.76%) Internet
3 10 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (1.27%) Firewall
5 3 (0.95%) BGP
5 3 (0.95%) FTP
5 3 (0.95%) SNMP
5 3 (0.95%) VPN
6 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.63%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) HSRP
6 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.63%) LAN
6 2 (0.63%) LDAP
6 2 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) VLAN
6 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.03%) MongoDB
2 17 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (4.44%) Redis
4 10 (3.17%) Big Data
5 9 (2.86%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.54%) MySQL
7 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
12 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.32%) MS Access
12 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.32%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 190 (60.32%) Selenium
2 104 (33.02%) LoadRunner
3 95 (30.16%) Cucumber
4 94 (29.84%) Jenkins
5 82 (26.03%) JIRA
6 80 (25.40%) SoapUI
7 72 (22.86%) Git (software)
8 60 (19.05%) WebDriver
9 55 (17.46%) Maven
10 53 (16.83%) JUnit
11 40 (12.70%) Gradle
12 32 (10.16%) Ant
13 29 (9.21%) Bitbucket
14 21 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (6.35%) NUnit
16 19 (6.03%) TeamCity
17 18 (5.71%) HP UFT
18 17 (5.40%) NeoLoad
19 16 (5.08%) Apache Ivy
19 16 (5.08%) Zephyr
General
1 56 (17.78%) Finance
2 22 (6.98%) Retail
3 17 (5.40%) Banking
4 12 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.49%) Games
6 9 (2.86%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.54%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) iGaming
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (32.70%) Tester
2 58 (18.41%) Developer
3 53 (16.83%) Analyst
4 51 (16.19%) Test Analyst
5 42 (13.33%) Performance Tester
6 41 (13.02%) Automation Tester
7 33 (10.48%) Java Developer
8 26 (8.25%) Test Engineer
9 22 (6.98%) Architect
10 21 (6.67%) Developer in Test
11 18 (5.71%) Test Leader
12 17 (5.40%) Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (5.08%) Performance Analyst
13 16 (5.08%) Performance Test Analyst
14 15 (4.76%) Senior Tester
15 12 (3.81%) Automation Test Analyst
16 11 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (3.49%) QA Engineer
16 11 (3.49%) QA Tester
16 11 (3.49%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.00%) SOAP
2 53 (16.83%) JSON
2 53 (16.83%) XML
3 52 (16.51%) REST
4 47 (14.92%) Web Services
5 43 (13.65%) Spring
6 36 (11.43%) RESTful
7 34 (10.79%) HTML
8 24 (7.62%) CSS
9 20 (6.35%) .NET
10 17 (5.40%) Spring Boot
11 15 (4.76%) JDBC
12 14 (4.44%) Gherkin
12 14 (4.44%) XSD
13 11 (3.49%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (3.49%) Hibernate
13 11 (3.49%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (2.86%) J2EE
15 7 (2.22%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.81%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.90%) NHS
4 6 (1.90%) User Experience
5 5 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.59%) Statistics
6 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.95%) PKI
8 2 (0.63%) Clustering
8 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.63%) Fintech
8 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Equities
9 1 (0.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.87%) Linux
2 30 (9.52%) Unix
3 20 (6.35%) Windows
4 4 (1.27%) Android
4 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.95%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (40.32%) Performance Testing
3 83 (26.35%) BDD
4 77 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
4 77 (24.44%) Scrum
5 61 (19.37%) Test Automation
6 55 (17.46%) Automated Testing
7 45 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 43 (13.65%) TDD
9 38 (12.06%) Non-Functional Testing
10 36 (11.43%) Open Source
11 34 (10.79%) Automation Testing
11 34 (10.79%) Functional Testing
12 32 (10.16%) Manual Testing
13 31 (9.84%) Configuration Management
14 30 (9.52%) DevOps
14 30 (9.52%) OOP
15 27 (8.57%) OO
16 26 (8.25%) Load Testing
16 26 (8.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (57.46%) Java
2 62 (19.68%) Python
3 55 (17.46%) JavaScript
3 55 (17.46%) SQL
4 41 (13.02%) Ruby
5 32 (10.16%) Groovy
6 24 (7.62%) C++
7 23 (7.30%) C#
8 22 (6.98%) PHP
9 19 (6.03%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.03%) Perl
10 14 (4.44%) C
11 9 (2.86%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.22%) Scala
13 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.63%) Clojure
14 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.32%) AWK
15 1 (0.32%) Go
15 1 (0.32%) JCL
Qualifications
1 43 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 27 (8.57%) ISEB
4 23 (7.30%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.81%) Degree
7 11 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) CCNA
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (25.08%) QA
2 12 (3.81%) SDET
3 7 (2.22%) WAI
3 7 (2.22%) WCAG
4 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (6.35%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.32%) vCloud
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (6.03%) Ansible
1 19 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (4.76%) Puppet
3 12 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (3.17%) Nagios
5 8 (2.54%) HP SiteScope
5 8 (2.54%) Kibana
5 8 (2.54%) logstash
6 5 (1.59%) HP Fortify
7 4 (1.27%) Graphite
7 4 (1.27%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.95%) Ambari
8 3 (0.95%) Salt
9 2 (0.63%) Grafana
9 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.63%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.32%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (11.75%) HP
2 35 (11.11%) Splunk
3 23 (7.30%) Atlassian
4 20 (6.35%) Oracle
5 14 (4.44%) Sitecore
6 13 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.17%) IBM
8 8 (2.54%) AppDynamics
9 7 (2.22%) Google
10 6 (1.90%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.27%) New Relic
12 4 (1.27%) Siebel
13 3 (0.95%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.95%) VMware
14 2 (0.63%) F5
14 2 (0.63%) Green Hat
14 2 (0.63%) Perforce
14 2 (0.63%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Intelletec
Rate: From £250 to £260 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 13 days ago