The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 480 527 503
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -24
Contract jobs citing JMeter 110 43 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 0.73% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 45
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £329 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7010 5869 6065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.81% 11.51% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3677 3558
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.70 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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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 +36 94 £373 -6.87% 43
London +17 35 £333 -21.76% 18
Yorkshire +13 19 £485 +21.25% 3
West Yorkshire +12 19 £485 +21.25% 3
South East +1 17 £280 - 11
Leeds +15 16 £485 +21.25% 2
City of London +35 13 £341 -19.70% 7
South West -16 13 £363 - 1
Wales - 13 £325 - 3
Bristol - 12 £363 -
South Wales - 11 £325 - 3
Berkshire +4 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £410 -
Surrey - 4 £240 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £375 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £315 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £388 - 2
Reading +9 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £380 -
Birmingham - 2 £388 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £210 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £500 - 2
North West - 2 £306 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Preston - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 144 (58.06%) Selenium
2 113 (45.56%) Java
3 100 (40.32%) WebDriver
4 85 (34.27%) Performance Testing
5 68 (27.42%) JIRA
6 66 (26.61%) Open Source
6 66 (26.61%) BDD
7 63 (25.40%) Scrum
7 63 (25.40%) SQL
8 62 (25.00%) TDD
9 57 (22.98%) Test Scripting
10 55 (22.18%) JUnit
11 52 (20.97%) Security Cleared
11 52 (20.97%) SoapUI
12 51 (20.56%) C#
13 50 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (19.76%) LoadRunner
15 48 (19.35%) QA
15 48 (19.35%) SC Cleared
16 46 (18.55%) Jenkins
17 45 (18.15%) Test Automation
18 44 (17.74%) ISEB
19 42 (16.94%) Finance
20 41 (16.53%) Load Testing
20 41 (16.53%) Software Testing
20 41 (16.53%) Cucumber
21 38 (15.32%) Automation Testing
21 38 (15.32%) ISTQB
22 36 (14.52%) Linux
23 35 (14.11%) Web Services

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 22 (8.87%) Apache
1 22 (8.87%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.61%) Confluence
6 4 (1.61%) Node.js
6 4 (1.61%) Mule
7 2 (0.81%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.40%) Moodle
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.45%) OpenLDAP
2 13 (5.24%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.81%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.81%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.81%) LDAP
4 2 (0.81%) ATM
4 2 (0.81%) ASN.1
5 1 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.85%) Redis
3 15 (6.05%) MySQL
4 11 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.42%) DB2
7 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.21%) Big Data
8 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.81%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) KDB
Development Applications
1 144 (58.06%) Selenium
2 100 (40.32%) WebDriver
3 68 (27.42%) JIRA
4 55 (22.18%) JUnit
5 52 (20.97%) SoapUI
6 49 (19.76%) LoadRunner
7 46 (18.55%) Jenkins
8 41 (16.53%) Cucumber
9 28 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (10.89%) Maven
11 26 (10.48%) TestNG
12 25 (10.08%) QuickTest Pro
12 25 (10.08%) Subversion
13 21 (8.47%) Bugzilla
14 19 (7.66%) Ant
15 18 (7.26%) WATIR
16 17 (6.85%) TortoiseSVN
17 16 (6.45%) Git (software)
18 13 (5.24%) Visual Studio
19 9 (3.63%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (16.94%) Finance
2 6 (2.42%) Games
2 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.81%) Legal
3 2 (0.81%) Front Office
4 1 (0.40%) Marketing
4 1 (0.40%) Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (42.74%) Tester
2 62 (25.00%) Analyst
3 58 (23.39%) Test Analyst
4 29 (11.69%) Developer
4 29 (11.69%) Performance Tester
5 22 (8.87%) Technical Tester
6 19 (7.66%) Test Engineer
6 19 (7.66%) Automation Tester
7 17 (6.85%) Automation Analyst
8 16 (6.45%) Architect
8 16 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (6.05%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.84%) Performance Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) Performance Test Analyst
10 12 (4.84%) Java Developer
11 11 (4.44%) Test Leader
12 10 (4.03%) QA Engineer
13 8 (3.23%) QA Tester
14 7 (2.82%) Software Tester
14 7 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.11%) Web Services
2 33 (13.31%) SOAP
3 31 (12.50%) .NET
4 26 (10.48%) XML
5 21 (8.47%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.26%) HTML
7 17 (6.85%) JSON
8 16 (6.45%) REST
9 15 (6.05%) J2EE
10 12 (4.84%) Spring
11 10 (4.03%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.42%) RESTful
12 6 (2.42%) CSS
13 5 (2.02%) Java EE
13 5 (2.02%) XSD
14 4 (1.61%) Memcached
14 4 (1.61%) OpenID
14 4 (1.61%) OAuth
14 4 (1.61%) Apache Camel
15 3 (1.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (26.61%) Open Source
2 16 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.44%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.63%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.02%) Online Games
7 5 (2.02%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.61%) Social Network
9 3 (1.21%) Statistics
9 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.81%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.81%) iSeries
10 2 (0.81%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) GIS
10 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.52%) Linux
2 33 (13.31%) UNIX
3 25 (10.08%) Windows
4 7 (2.82%) Android
5 6 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.81%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.40%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) AIX
9 1 (0.40%) Solaris
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.40%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.27%) Performance Testing
2 66 (26.61%) BDD
3 63 (25.40%) Scrum
4 62 (25.00%) TDD
5 57 (22.98%) Test Scripting
6 50 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (18.15%) Test Automation
8 41 (16.53%) Load Testing
8 41 (16.53%) Software Testing
9 38 (15.32%) Automation Testing
10 32 (12.90%) Test Management
11 28 (11.29%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.29%) Test Strategy
12 26 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (10.08%) Kanban
13 25 (10.08%) E-Commerce
14 19 (7.66%) OO
15 16 (6.45%) Stress Testing
15 16 (6.45%) Regression Testing
16 15 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.56%) Java
2 63 (25.40%) SQL
3 51 (20.56%) C#
4 31 (12.50%) PHP
5 18 (7.26%) Python
6 17 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.65%) Ruby
8 8 (3.23%) Groovy
9 7 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.42%) C
11 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.02%) C++
11 5 (2.02%) Perl
12 4 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.21%) XPath
13 3 (1.21%) VBScript
13 3 (1.21%) VB
14 2 (0.81%) VBA
14 2 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 52 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 48 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 44 (17.74%) ISEB
4 38 (15.32%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.63%) Degree
6 4 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Snort
1 1 (0.40%) Xen
1 1 (0.40%) Squid
1 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.40%) KVM
1 1 (0.40%) HDFS
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.40%) OpenSSH
1 1 (0.40%) qmail
1 1 (0.40%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (13.31%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.02%) OpenView
3 4 (1.61%) Puppet
3 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.81%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.40%) Nessus
5 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 32 (12.90%) HP
2 26 (10.48%) Oracle
3 17 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.03%) IBM
5 8 (3.23%) Citrix
6 5 (2.02%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.61%) Informatica
8 3 (1.21%) Capita
9 2 (0.81%) Akamai
9 2 (0.81%) Sybase
9 2 (0.81%) Teradata
10 1 (0.40%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.40%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.40%) Qualys
10 1 (0.40%) Perforce
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) Symantec
10 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day Rate dependent on Expertise
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 24 days ago