The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 445 483 542
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +59
Contract jobs citing JMeter 168 110 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.20% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 1.57% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -

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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England +34 154 £425 +14.09% 55
London +57 91 £425 +27.81% 28
South East +4 36 £425 +51.78% 8
Hampshire +18 22 £423 +34.12% 1
City of London 0 22 £413 +20.87% 6
Wales -4 11 £320 -1.53% 5
Croydon - 11 £438 -
South Wales 0 10 £335 +3.07% 5
Cardiff +2 9 £320 +52.38% 4
South West -3 9 £400 +10.34% 6
Surrey +7 8 £500 +108.33% 4
Gloucestershire - 8 £419 -
Winchester - 8 £326 - 1
North West -15 7 £366 +19.38% 4
Lancashire +12 4 £356 +1.78%
Yorkshire -41 4 £450 -7.21% 4
North East - 4 £425 -
Blackpool - 4 £356 -
Gloucester - 4 £438 -
Leatherhead - 4 £500 - 1
Berkshire +4 3 £230 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £425 -
Southampton -2 2 £425 +34.92%
Basingstoke - 2 £433 -
West Sussex - 2 £250 -
Coventry +3 1 - -
Scotland -1 1 £180 -52.00%
Milton Keynes -3 1 £425 +11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £425 +3.65% 1

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 190 (63.76%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (55.03%) Java
3 148 (49.66%) Selenium
4 104 (34.90%) Scrum
5 99 (33.22%) BDD
6 94 (31.54%) Jenkins
7 93 (31.21%) Performance Testing
8 89 (29.87%) TDD
9 78 (26.17%) SQL
10 73 (24.50%) Cucumber
11 71 (23.83%) JUnit
11 71 (23.83%) Web Services
12 70 (23.49%) JIRA
13 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
13 68 (22.82%) Maven
14 65 (21.81%) Linux
14 65 (21.81%) LoadRunner
15 61 (20.47%) HTML
16 60 (20.13%) Test Automation
16 60 (20.13%) Test Scripting
17 58 (19.46%) .NET
18 57 (19.13%) JavaScript
19 56 (18.79%) SoapUI
20 55 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (18.46%) WebDriver
21 54 (18.12%) Load Testing
22 53 (17.79%) Oracle
23 51 (17.11%) UNIX
23 51 (17.11%) Ruby
24 48 (16.11%) Subversion

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 44 (14.77%) Apache
2 34 (11.41%) Node.js
3 29 (9.73%) Tomcat
4 28 (9.40%) JBoss
4 28 (9.40%) Confluence
5 19 (6.38%) Jetty
6 15 (5.03%) WebLogic
7 13 (4.36%) IIS
7 13 (4.36%) nginx
8 12 (4.03%) WebSphere
9 11 (3.69%) Alfresco
9 11 (3.69%) WildFly
10 10 (3.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (3.02%) Drupal
11 9 (3.02%) Mule ESB
12 8 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (2.68%) Mule
13 6 (2.01%) SharePoint
14 5 (1.68%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.68%) iPlanet
Applications
1 15 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) RMDS
2 5 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.01%) GitHub
2 6 (2.01%) OpenShift
2 6 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.05%) HTTP
2 16 (5.37%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.69%) Internet
4 10 (3.36%) Reverse Proxy
5 9 (3.02%) Firewall
6 8 (2.68%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.35%) DAB
7 7 (2.35%) VPN
8 6 (2.01%) DMZ
8 6 (2.01%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.01%) DNS
9 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.01%) SAN
10 2 (0.67%) PSTN
10 2 (0.67%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.34%) 4G
11 1 (0.34%) Diameter Protocol
11 1 (0.34%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.34%) RTSP
11 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.07%) MySQL
3 30 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 27 (9.06%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.38%) Redis
6 17 (5.70%) Oracle Database
6 17 (5.70%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.68%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.68%) Infinispan
10 5 (1.68%) Riak
10 5 (1.68%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.34%) OLAP
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 148 (49.66%) Selenium
2 94 (31.54%) Jenkins
3 73 (24.50%) Cucumber
4 71 (23.83%) JUnit
5 70 (23.49%) JIRA
6 68 (22.82%) Maven
7 65 (21.81%) LoadRunner
8 56 (18.79%) SoapUI
9 55 (18.46%) WebDriver
10 48 (16.11%) Subversion
11 42 (14.09%) Git (software)
12 34 (11.41%) Gradle
13 22 (7.38%) Artifactory
14 21 (7.05%) Visual Studio
15 20 (6.71%) HP UFT
16 19 (6.38%) Eclipse
17 17 (5.70%) TestNG
17 17 (5.70%) NeoLoad
18 16 (5.37%) Gerrit
19 14 (4.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (10.74%) Finance
2 20 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.69%) Retail
4 4 (1.34%) Banking
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.01%) Games
6 2 (0.67%) Back Office
6 2 (0.67%) Electronics
6 2 (0.67%) Billing
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (25.84%) Tester
2 60 (20.13%) Developer
3 56 (18.79%) Analyst
4 54 (18.12%) Test Analyst
5 34 (11.41%) Performance Tester
6 23 (7.72%) Java Developer
7 17 (5.70%) Test Engineer
8 16 (5.37%) Test Leader
9 15 (5.03%) Performance Analyst
9 15 (5.03%) Test Manager
10 14 (4.70%) Performance Test Analyst
11 12 (4.03%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.03%) Team Leader
11 12 (4.03%) Automation Tester
12 11 (3.69%) Test Team Leader
13 9 (3.02%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (2.68%) Applications Support Engineer
14 8 (2.68%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.68%) Applications Support
14 8 (2.68%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (23.83%) Web Services
2 61 (20.47%) HTML
3 58 (19.46%) .NET
4 41 (13.76%) XML
5 36 (12.08%) SOAP
6 35 (11.74%) CSS
6 35 (11.74%) REST
7 32 (10.74%) AngularJS
8 30 (10.07%) Spring
9 28 (9.40%) jQuery
10 27 (9.06%) HTML5
11 25 (8.39%) CSS3
12 20 (6.71%) RESTful
13 19 (6.38%) JSON
14 17 (5.70%) LAMP
15 16 (5.37%) J2EE
16 15 (5.03%) Hibernate
16 15 (5.03%) Java EE
17 14 (4.70%) Gherkin
17 14 (4.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.03%) Client/Server
2 11 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.35%) User Experience
5 6 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (2.01%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.68%) W3C
6 5 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.34%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Tandem
8 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.01%) IPTV
9 2 (0.67%) DTV
9 2 (0.67%) Online Games
9 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.67%) Social Media
9 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.81%) Linux
2 51 (17.11%) UNIX
3 37 (12.42%) Windows
4 21 (7.05%) CentOS
5 12 (4.03%) Ubuntu
6 6 (2.01%) Android
6 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.68%) Solaris
8 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.67%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (63.76%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (34.90%) Scrum
3 99 (33.22%) BDD
4 93 (31.21%) Performance Testing
5 89 (29.87%) TDD
6 60 (20.13%) Test Scripting
6 60 (20.13%) Test Automation
7 55 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (18.12%) Load Testing
9 39 (13.09%) Unit Testing
10 37 (12.42%) Software Testing
11 32 (10.74%) Test Strategy
12 31 (10.40%) Open Source
13 30 (10.07%) Regression Testing
14 26 (8.72%) DevOps
15 24 (8.05%) Configuration Management
16 22 (7.38%) Automated Testing
17 21 (7.05%) E-Commerce
17 21 (7.05%) Non-Functional Testing
18 19 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 164 (55.03%) Java
2 78 (26.17%) SQL
3 57 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 51 (17.11%) Ruby
5 45 (15.10%) C#
6 37 (12.42%) Python
7 28 (9.40%) PHP
8 16 (5.37%) Groovy
9 14 (4.70%) Perl
10 12 (4.03%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.36%) C++
12 8 (2.68%) Scala
13 6 (2.01%) VB
14 4 (1.34%) XPath
14 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.01%) VBA
16 2 (0.67%) C
17 1 (0.34%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 68 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 45 (15.10%) SC Cleared
3 41 (13.76%) ISEB
4 36 (12.08%) ISTQB
5 26 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (5.37%) Degree
7 14 (4.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.01%) HND
9 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.42%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) WAI
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (6.71%) Docker
2 19 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.70%) vCloud
3 14 (4.70%) Varnish
4 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.01%) Squid
5 1 (0.34%) Postfix
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 34 (11.41%) Puppet
2 25 (8.39%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (5.37%) Vagrant
4 15 (5.03%) Ansible
4 15 (5.03%) Rundeck
5 14 (4.70%) Salt
6 11 (3.69%) HAProxy
7 10 (3.36%) logstash
8 9 (3.02%) Kibana
9 8 (2.68%) Graphite
9 8 (2.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.68%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.67%) yum
10 2 (0.67%) nmon
11 1 (0.34%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.34%) StatsD
11 1 (0.34%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.34%) Nagios
11 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (17.79%) Oracle
2 37 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 31 (10.40%) VMware
3 31 (10.40%) HP
4 23 (7.72%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.70%) SOASTA, Inc
6 9 (3.02%) F5
6 9 (3.02%) Splunk
7 6 (2.01%) Google
7 6 (2.01%) Pega
8 5 (1.68%) Twitter
8 5 (1.68%) IBM
9 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.01%) Remedy
9 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.01%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.01%) Sun
10 2 (0.67%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.67%) CollabNet
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago