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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 458 473 505
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +32
Contract jobs citing JMeter 195 182 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 2.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 118 92
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +18 186 £400 -5.88% 40
London -5 95 £425 -5.55% 16
South East +12 31 £400 -5.32% 3
Croydon 0 20 £380 -15.55%
South West +19 17 £413 -5.71% 5
Gloucestershire +13 15 £413 -5.71% 2
Hampshire 0 15 £414 -2.07% 1
East of England +27 13 £413 +50.00% 6
North West +15 12 £375 +5.26% 4
City of London +34 11 £355 -22.30% 7
Cambridgeshire +32 10 £400 +45.45% 4
Manchester +6 10 £375 - 3
North East -16 10 £310 -27.05% 3
Winchester +2 9 £408 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 9 £350 -1.75% 2
Cambridge +25 8 £400 +45.45% 4
Tyne and Wear -21 8 £310 -27.05% 3
Wales +10 7 £285 -21.37% 3
Cardiff +8 7 £285 -24.00% 1
South Wales +5 7 £285 -22.71% 3
West Yorkshire -5 7 £313 -10.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 7 £273 -35.88% 2
Leeds +6 6 £313 -13.79% 2
Cheltenham - 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire +12 4 £400 -
East Sussex - 4 £347 - 1
Reading - 4 £400 -
Gloucester +1 3 - -
Surrey -3 3 £450 -
West Sussex -3 3 £310 +3.33%

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 223 (62.12%) Java
2 219 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (56.82%) Selenium
4 132 (36.77%) JIRA
5 124 (34.54%) Cucumber
6 123 (34.26%) Performance Testing
7 121 (33.70%) JUnit
8 111 (30.92%) SoapUI
9 106 (29.53%) SQL
10 105 (29.25%) LoadRunner
11 97 (27.02%) Scrum
12 94 (26.18%) Jenkins
13 93 (25.91%) BDD
14 88 (24.51%) Non-Functional Testing
15 87 (24.23%) Git (software)
16 83 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (22.84%) Test Automation
18 78 (21.73%) Functional Testing
19 73 (20.33%) Web Services
19 73 (20.33%) QA
20 69 (19.22%) Security Cleared
21 68 (18.94%) WebDriver
21 68 (18.94%) Oracle
21 68 (18.94%) Spring
22 67 (18.66%) Linux
23 65 (18.11%) Maven
24 62 (17.27%) TDD
24 62 (17.27%) SOAP
25 60 (16.71%) Unix
26 59 (16.43%) Regression Testing

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 45 (12.53%) JBoss
2 33 (9.19%) Tomcat
3 27 (7.52%) Apache
4 26 (7.24%) Confluence
5 21 (5.85%) IIS
6 16 (4.46%) Apache Solr
7 12 (3.34%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.34%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.39%) Drupal
10 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.39%) Jetty
11 4 (1.11%) FileNet
11 4 (1.11%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.84%) Mule
12 3 (0.84%) nginx
13 2 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.84%) MS Office
1 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.90%) GitHub
2 10 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.84%) Force.com
4 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.56%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.56%) PaaS
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.36%) HTTP
2 11 (3.06%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.11%) Internet
4 3 (0.84%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.84%) tcpdump
4 3 (0.84%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.56%) AMQP
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.28%) CDMA
6 1 (0.28%) FTP
6 1 (0.28%) GSM
6 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.28%) SCCP
6 1 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.28%) SMTP
6 1 (0.28%) snoop
6 1 (0.28%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.19%) MySQL
2 26 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 24 (6.69%) SQL Server
4 17 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.34%) VoltDB
7 8 (2.23%) DB2
7 8 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.39%) OrientDB
10 4 (1.11%) Big Data
10 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.11%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.84%) Redis
11 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.56%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 204 (56.82%) Selenium
2 132 (36.77%) JIRA
3 124 (34.54%) Cucumber
4 121 (33.70%) JUnit
5 111 (30.92%) SoapUI
6 105 (29.25%) LoadRunner
7 94 (26.18%) Jenkins
8 87 (24.23%) Git (software)
9 68 (18.94%) WebDriver
10 65 (18.11%) Maven
11 51 (14.21%) Subversion
12 40 (11.14%) Zephyr
13 35 (9.75%) Ant
14 34 (9.47%) Gradle
15 31 (8.64%) SpecFlow
16 26 (7.24%) Visual Studio
17 24 (6.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 24 (6.69%) Gatling
17 24 (6.69%) HP UFT
18 21 (5.85%) SonarQube
General
1 56 (15.60%) Finance
2 30 (8.36%) Banking
3 21 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.34%) Retail
5 7 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.39%) Games
7 2 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (30.92%) Tester
2 94 (26.18%) Developer
3 78 (21.73%) Analyst
4 75 (20.89%) Test Analyst
5 63 (17.55%) Java Developer
6 52 (14.48%) Automation Tester
7 32 (8.91%) Developer in Test
8 31 (8.64%) Performance Tester
9 26 (7.24%) Automation Test Analyst
10 23 (6.41%) Test Engineer
11 15 (4.18%) QA Engineer
11 15 (4.18%) Test Automation Developer
11 15 (4.18%) Test Specialist
12 13 (3.62%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (3.62%) Test Leader
13 11 (3.06%) Performance Analyst
13 11 (3.06%) Performance Test Analyst
13 11 (3.06%) QA Analyst
13 11 (3.06%) Selenium Tester
14 10 (2.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.33%) Web Services
2 68 (18.94%) Spring
3 62 (17.27%) SOAP
4 53 (14.76%) REST
5 51 (14.21%) XML
6 50 (13.93%) JSON
7 49 (13.65%) RESTful
8 42 (11.70%) Hibernate
9 35 (9.75%) .NET
9 35 (9.75%) HTML
10 31 (8.64%) Java EE
11 21 (5.85%) CSS
12 19 (5.29%) ActiveMQ
12 19 (5.29%) Apache Camel
13 18 (5.01%) JMS
13 18 (5.01%) Spring Boot
14 16 (4.46%) Ajax
14 16 (4.46%) AngularJS
15 13 (3.62%) Drools
15 13 (3.62%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.23%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.23%) User Experience
5 6 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.39%) Derivative
6 5 (1.39%) Equities
6 5 (1.39%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) DTCC
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.66%) Linux
2 60 (16.71%) Unix
3 36 (10.03%) Windows
4 9 (2.51%) Solaris
5 8 (2.23%) Android
6 7 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) CentOS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (61.00%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (34.26%) Performance Testing
3 97 (27.02%) Scrum
4 93 (25.91%) BDD
5 88 (24.51%) Non-Functional Testing
6 83 (23.12%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (22.84%) Test Automation
8 78 (21.73%) Functional Testing
9 62 (17.27%) TDD
10 59 (16.43%) Regression Testing
11 54 (15.04%) Automation Testing
12 43 (11.98%) Test Scripting
13 36 (10.03%) Automated Testing
14 31 (8.64%) DevOps
14 31 (8.64%) SDLC
15 29 (8.08%) Security Testing
16 28 (7.80%) User Stories
17 27 (7.52%) Integration Testing
18 26 (7.24%) Unit Testing
19 24 (6.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 223 (62.12%) Java
2 106 (29.53%) SQL
3 54 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 45 (12.53%) Python
5 43 (11.98%) Ruby
6 23 (6.41%) C#
7 22 (6.13%) Groovy
8 18 (5.01%) C++
8 18 (5.01%) Shell Script
9 16 (4.46%) Perl
10 9 (2.51%) PHP
11 8 (2.23%) C
12 7 (1.95%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.95%) Scala
12 7 (1.95%) VBScript
13 6 (1.67%) VBA
14 5 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.39%) Jython
14 5 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (19.22%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.16%) ISEB
3 46 (12.81%) ISTQB
4 45 (12.53%) SC Cleared
5 21 (5.85%) Degree
6 15 (4.18%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.56%) MCAD
8 2 (0.56%) MCSD
8 2 (0.56%) MCTS
8 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (20.33%) QA
2 10 (2.79%) SDET
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) WAI
5 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) Docker
2 6 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (9.75%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.06%) Puppet
3 8 (2.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (1.95%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.67%) Ansible
6 4 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
6 4 (1.11%) Graphite
7 3 (0.84%) Kibana
7 3 (0.84%) logstash
7 3 (0.84%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 68 (18.94%) Oracle
2 48 (13.37%) HP
3 20 (5.57%) Atlassian
3 20 (5.57%) SOASTA, Inc
4 19 (5.29%) VMware
5 18 (5.01%) IBM
6 13 (3.62%) Rally
7 10 (2.79%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.51%) hybris
9 8 (2.23%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.23%) ForgeRock
9 8 (2.23%) Google
10 7 (1.95%) Dynatrace
11 6 (1.67%) New Relic
12 4 (1.11%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.11%) Citrix
12 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.11%) Splunk
13 2 (0.56%) Siebel
13 2 (0.56%) Sybase
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