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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 466 494 471
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 173 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 1.89% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 109 106
Median daily rate £410 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £448 £333
% change year-on-year
-10.61% +34.58%
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
8457 8203 7362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.61% 15.00% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5692 5514 5066
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 185 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 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
England +15 162 £410 -8.88% 34
London -23 53 £425 -5.55% 7
South East +32 29 £408 -8.42% 5
West Yorkshire +6 20 £493 +20.12% 7
Leeds +5 20 £493 +20.12% 4
Yorkshire -12 20 £493 +1.54% 7
South West +20 13 £405 +11.72% 4
Berkshire +19 12 £420 +20.00% 3
East of England +19 11 £275 -34.13% 2
North West +5 11 £338 +14.40% 8
Wales +8 9 £400 -5.88%
Cardiff - 9 £400 -
South Wales - 9 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 8 £457 -3.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -42 8 £457 -0.97% 1
North East -45 8 £457 -0.97% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £275 -
West Midlands - 7 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £525 - 2
Hampshire +21 6 £431 -
Manchester +12 6 £338 +12.50% 6
East Midlands 0 5 £445 -
Coventry - 5 £288 -
West Sussex - 5 £388 - 1
City of London +6 4 £400 +10.34% 3
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Cambridge +11 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 - -
Nottingham 0 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £400 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 217 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (59.34%) Java
3 200 (54.95%) Selenium
4 146 (40.11%) Performance Testing
5 118 (32.42%) LoadRunner
5 118 (32.42%) SoapUI
6 115 (31.59%) Jenkins
7 108 (29.67%) JIRA
8 104 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 104 (28.57%) JUnit
9 103 (28.30%) Git (software)
10 100 (27.47%) Scrum
11 98 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (25.55%) BDD
13 84 (23.08%) QA
14 79 (21.70%) SQL
15 77 (21.15%) Test Automation
16 75 (20.60%) SOAP
17 65 (17.86%) Linux
17 65 (17.86%) JavaScript
18 64 (17.58%) Maven
19 63 (17.31%) Functional Testing
20 62 (17.03%) Non-Functional Testing
21 61 (16.76%) REST
22 59 (16.21%) RESTful
22 59 (16.21%) Web Services
22 59 (16.21%) Python
23 58 (15.93%) Finance
24 57 (15.66%) Spring
24 57 (15.66%) WebDriver

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 51 (14.01%) Tomcat
2 38 (10.44%) Confluence
3 31 (8.52%) Apache
4 27 (7.42%) JBoss
5 16 (4.40%) Apache Solr
6 14 (3.85%) IIS
7 12 (3.30%) Drupal
7 12 (3.30%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.75%) CMS
8 10 (2.75%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (1.10%) FileNet
11 4 (1.10%) nginx
11 4 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.27%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.55%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.55%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.49%) GitHub
3 15 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.92%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.82%) IaaS
5 3 (0.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.55%) Force.com
6 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.79%) HTTP
2 8 (2.20%) Internet
2 8 (2.20%) Kerberos
2 8 (2.20%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (1.10%) Firewall
3 4 (1.10%) FTP
4 3 (0.82%) SNMP
4 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.82%) VPN
4 3 (0.82%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.55%) AMQP
5 2 (0.55%) BGP
5 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.55%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.55%) DNS
5 2 (0.55%) HSRP
5 2 (0.55%) LAN
5 2 (0.55%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.55%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.87%) MySQL
2 24 (6.59%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.02%) Redis
7 9 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.20%) Big Data
9 7 (1.92%) DB2
10 5 (1.37%) OrientDB
11 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.55%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.55%) VoltDB
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 200 (54.95%) Selenium
2 118 (32.42%) LoadRunner
2 118 (32.42%) SoapUI
3 115 (31.59%) Jenkins
4 108 (29.67%) JIRA
5 104 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 104 (28.57%) JUnit
6 103 (28.30%) Git (software)
7 64 (17.58%) Maven
8 57 (15.66%) WebDriver
9 36 (9.89%) Ant
10 34 (9.34%) Zephyr
11 30 (8.24%) Gradle
12 28 (7.69%) Subversion
13 27 (7.42%) HP UFT
14 25 (6.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (6.87%) NUnit
15 19 (5.22%) NeoLoad
16 18 (4.95%) SpecFlow
17 17 (4.67%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (15.93%) Finance
2 21 (5.77%) Banking
3 19 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.95%) Retail
5 8 (2.20%) Games
6 4 (1.10%) Marketing
7 2 (0.55%) Automotive
7 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Finnish Language
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 126 (34.62%) Tester
2 76 (20.88%) Analyst
3 74 (20.33%) Test Analyst
4 70 (19.23%) Developer
5 52 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 48 (13.19%) Performance Tester
7 38 (10.44%) Java Developer
8 26 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 23 (6.32%) Developer in Test
10 22 (6.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 18 (4.95%) Test Leader
12 17 (4.67%) Architect
13 16 (4.40%) Senior Tester
14 15 (4.12%) Performance Analyst
14 15 (4.12%) Performance Test Analyst
15 14 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
16 13 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
17 12 (3.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 11 (3.02%) Java Automation Tester
18 11 (3.02%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.60%) SOAP
2 61 (16.76%) REST
3 59 (16.21%) RESTful
3 59 (16.21%) Web Services
4 57 (15.66%) Spring
5 53 (14.56%) JSON
6 48 (13.19%) XML
7 44 (12.09%) HTML
8 32 (8.79%) .NET
9 30 (8.24%) CSS
10 17 (4.67%) Hibernate
11 16 (4.40%) XSD
12 15 (4.12%) Gherkin
12 15 (4.12%) J2EE
13 14 (3.85%) Java EE
14 13 (3.57%) Spring Boot
15 11 (3.02%) Apache Camel
15 11 (3.02%) Drools
15 11 (3.02%) HTML5
15 11 (3.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.02%) User Experience
2 10 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (1.37%) Statistics
5 5 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.10%) NHS
7 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.82%) PKI
7 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.55%) Clustering
8 2 (0.55%) Fintech
8 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.55%) Replication
9 1 (0.27%) Equities
9 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.86%) Linux
2 47 (12.91%) Unix
3 42 (11.54%) Windows
4 10 (2.75%) Android
5 9 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.92%) Solaris
7 5 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (40.11%) Performance Testing
3 100 (27.47%) Scrum
4 98 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (25.55%) BDD
6 77 (21.15%) Test Automation
7 63 (17.31%) Functional Testing
8 62 (17.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 57 (15.66%) Automation Testing
10 56 (15.38%) Automated Testing
11 51 (14.01%) Test Scripting
12 50 (13.74%) TDD
13 40 (10.99%) Open Source
14 39 (10.71%) DevOps
14 39 (10.71%) Regression Testing
15 30 (8.24%) Load Testing
15 30 (8.24%) Security Testing
15 30 (8.24%) Waterfall
16 28 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (7.42%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (59.34%) Java
2 79 (21.70%) SQL
3 65 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 59 (16.21%) Python
5 46 (12.64%) Ruby
6 28 (7.69%) C#
6 28 (7.69%) C++
7 24 (6.59%) Perl
8 22 (6.04%) Groovy
9 21 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.22%) PHP
11 17 (4.67%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.47%) C
13 7 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.10%) Jython
15 3 (0.82%) Scala
16 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.55%) Clojure
16 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.19%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.71%) ISEB
3 29 (7.97%) ISTQB
4 24 (6.59%) SC Cleared
5 20 (5.49%) DV Cleared
6 17 (4.67%) Degree
7 8 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCAD
9 1 (0.27%) MCSD
9 1 (0.27%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (23.08%) QA
2 18 (4.95%) SDET
3 7 (1.92%) WAI
3 7 (1.92%) WCAG
4 4 (1.10%) SLA
5 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (4.67%) Docker
2 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (6.87%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (4.40%) Ansible
3 15 (4.12%) HP SiteScope
4 14 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.30%) Puppet
6 9 (2.47%) Nagios
7 8 (2.20%) Kibana
7 8 (2.20%) logstash
8 7 (1.92%) Graphite
9 6 (1.65%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (1.65%) Perfmon
10 4 (1.10%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.82%) Salt
12 2 (0.55%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.27%) Grafana
13 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
13 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 50 (13.74%) HP
2 42 (11.54%) Oracle
3 24 (6.59%) Atlassian
4 19 (5.22%) Splunk
5 18 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.30%) IBM
7 9 (2.47%) Google
7 9 (2.47%) hybris
8 8 (2.20%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (1.92%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.65%) ForgeRock
10 6 (1.65%) Siebel
10 6 (1.65%) VMware
11 5 (1.37%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.10%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.10%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.10%) SOASTA, Inc
13 3 (0.82%) Guidewire
13 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.55%) Dynatrace
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BJSS Ltd
Rate: Unspecified EXCELLENT DAY RATE
Posted: 14 days ago