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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 492 494 506
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 157 141 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.87% 1.91% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 81 81
Median daily rate £416 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
8383 7380 6895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.38% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5770 4880 4390
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +27 145 £423 +5.62% 41
London +1 68 £423 -0.58% 14
South East +10 37 £400 +21.95% 12
City of London +30 14 £388 -1.58% 4
Yorkshire +8 13 £355 - 6
Hampshire +7 13 £400 +7.23% 5
West Yorkshire +8 11 £330 - 6
Leatherhead +9 10 £450 -18.18%
Surrey +1 10 £450 -18.18% 1
Croydon -15 10 £380 -11.88%
Leeds - 9 £360 - 6
East Sussex +16 7 £350 - 2
South West +7 7 £363 -9.37% 2
Cardiff +4 7 £299 -6.64%
Wales +2 7 £299 -14.64%
South Wales +1 7 £299 -12.13%
North West -7 7 £393 +4.66% 3
Winchester +1 6 £400 +30.08% 4
West Midlands -16 6 £500 -
East of England +19 5 £475 - 3
Scotland -14 5 £317 +5.60% 1
Southampton +18 4 - -
Gloucestershire -1 4 £500 +17.64% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £388 +68.47% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £475 -
West Sussex -9 3 £310 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £313 -
Birmingham - 3 £500 -
Burgess Hill - 3 £310 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 186 (61.39%) Java
2 185 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (54.79%) Selenium
4 120 (39.60%) Performance Testing
5 109 (35.97%) Cucumber
6 100 (33.00%) JIRA
7 92 (30.36%) SQL
7 92 (30.36%) LoadRunner
8 90 (29.70%) JUnit
9 81 (26.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 80 (26.40%) BDD
11 79 (26.07%) Jenkins
12 70 (23.10%) Scrum
13 67 (22.11%) SoapUI
14 66 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (20.79%) Web Services
16 62 (20.46%) TDD
16 62 (20.46%) Security Cleared
17 61 (20.13%) Spring
17 61 (20.13%) Oracle
18 60 (19.80%) Functional Testing
19 59 (19.47%) Test Automation
19 59 (19.47%) WebDriver
19 59 (19.47%) Linux
20 57 (18.81%) Maven
21 56 (18.48%) JavaScript
22 55 (18.15%) Git (software)
23 51 (16.83%) QA
24 49 (16.17%) XML
25 48 (15.84%) Unix

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 39 (12.87%) JBoss
2 26 (8.58%) Apache
3 25 (8.25%) Confluence
4 24 (7.92%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.28%) IIS
6 15 (4.95%) Jetty
7 10 (3.30%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.97%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.32%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.99%) Apache TomEE
11 3 (0.99%) Liferay
11 3 (0.99%) Mule
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.66%) nginx
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (1.65%) MS Office
2 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.31%) GitHub
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) Force.com
4 2 (0.66%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.90%) HTTP
2 9 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.31%) tcpdump
4 5 (1.65%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.32%) SMTP
6 3 (0.99%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.99%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.66%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.33%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.33%) CDMA
8 1 (0.33%) GSM
8 1 (0.33%) Network Security
8 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.33%) SCCP
8 1 (0.33%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.33%) SNMP
8 1 (0.33%) snoop
8 1 (0.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.24%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.60%) MySQL
4 18 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.28%) VoltDB
6 12 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.31%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.65%) Big Data
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.99%) DB2
12 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.66%) GIS
13 2 (0.66%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 166 (54.79%) Selenium
2 109 (35.97%) Cucumber
3 100 (33.00%) JIRA
4 92 (30.36%) LoadRunner
5 90 (29.70%) JUnit
6 79 (26.07%) Jenkins
7 67 (22.11%) SoapUI
8 59 (19.47%) WebDriver
9 57 (18.81%) Maven
10 55 (18.15%) Git (software)
11 42 (13.86%) Subversion
12 34 (11.22%) Gradle
13 31 (10.23%) Visual Studio
14 26 (8.58%) Mockito
15 23 (7.59%) Ant
15 23 (7.59%) Gatling
16 21 (6.93%) Zephyr
17 20 (6.60%) SpecFlow
18 19 (6.27%) HP UFT
18 19 (6.27%) Hudson
General
1 46 (15.18%) Finance
2 27 (8.91%) Banking
3 13 (4.29%) Retail
4 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.66%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (29.70%) Developer
2 73 (24.09%) Tester
3 71 (23.43%) Analyst
3 71 (23.43%) Java Developer
4 63 (20.79%) Test Analyst
5 31 (10.23%) Automation Tester
6 23 (7.59%) Developer in Test
6 23 (7.59%) Performance Tester
7 20 (6.60%) Automation Test Analyst
8 19 (6.27%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.94%) Performance Analyst
10 17 (5.61%) Performance Test Analyst
11 16 (5.28%) QA Engineer
11 16 (5.28%) Senior Java Developer
12 15 (4.95%) Test Engineer
13 13 (4.29%) Test Leader
14 11 (3.63%) Agile Java Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Java Analyst Developer
14 11 (3.63%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.79%) Web Services
2 61 (20.13%) Spring
3 49 (16.17%) XML
4 44 (14.52%) SOAP
5 43 (14.19%) REST
6 39 (12.87%) Hibernate
7 38 (12.54%) Java EE
8 32 (10.56%) JSON
9 31 (10.23%) .NET
10 29 (9.57%) HTML
11 28 (9.24%) AngularJS
12 25 (8.25%) JMS
13 20 (6.60%) RESTful
14 17 (5.61%) Ajax
15 16 (5.28%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (4.62%) CSS
17 13 (4.29%) Dropwizard
17 13 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
18 12 (3.96%) Apache Camel
19 10 (3.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.98%) Equities
6 5 (1.65%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.65%) Derivative
6 5 (1.65%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.65%) User Experience
7 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.47%) Linux
2 48 (15.84%) Unix
3 15 (4.95%) Windows
4 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Solaris
6 2 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) CentOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (39.60%) Performance Testing
3 81 (26.73%) Non-Functional Testing
4 80 (26.40%) BDD
5 70 (23.10%) Scrum
6 66 (21.78%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (20.46%) TDD
8 60 (19.80%) Functional Testing
9 59 (19.47%) Test Automation
10 41 (13.53%) Regression Testing
11 36 (11.88%) Automation Testing
12 35 (11.55%) SDLC
13 32 (10.56%) Test Scripting
14 28 (9.24%) User Stories
15 27 (8.91%) Unit Testing
16 24 (7.92%) Automated Testing
17 21 (6.93%) Integration Testing
17 21 (6.93%) Load Testing
17 21 (6.93%) Open Source
17 21 (6.93%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 186 (61.39%) Java
2 92 (30.36%) SQL
3 56 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.53%) Python
5 38 (12.54%) Ruby
6 27 (8.91%) Groovy
7 21 (6.93%) C#
8 15 (4.95%) C
9 12 (3.96%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.63%) Perl
10 11 (3.63%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.97%) VB
12 8 (2.64%) Scala
13 7 (2.31%) PHP
14 6 (1.98%) C++
14 6 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.98%) VBA
15 5 (1.65%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.65%) VBScript
16 4 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (20.46%) Security Cleared
2 48 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 42 (13.86%) ISEB
4 39 (12.87%) ISTQB
5 15 (4.95%) Degree
6 7 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.66%) CISSP
8 2 (0.66%) MCAD
8 2 (0.66%) MCSD
8 2 (0.66%) MCTS
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (16.83%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) SLA
3 4 (1.32%) WCAG
4 2 (0.66%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.33%) SDET
5 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.97%) Docker
2 7 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.33%) HDFS
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (7.92%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.30%) Puppet
3 8 (2.64%) Graphite
4 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.99%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.33%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 61 (20.13%) Oracle
2 35 (11.55%) HP
3 27 (8.91%) SOASTA, Inc
4 19 (6.27%) Atlassian
5 16 (5.28%) VMware
6 15 (4.95%) IBM
7 12 (3.96%) Rally
8 10 (3.30%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.31%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.98%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.98%) Citrix
10 6 (1.98%) New Relic
11 5 (1.65%) Google
12 3 (0.99%) ForgeRock
12 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.66%) CA
13 2 (0.66%) Sybase
13 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.33%) SAP
14 1 (0.33%) Siebel
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