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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 490 491 490
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 166 136 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.00% 1.91% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 76 77
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -

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
8306 7103 6755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.05% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5707 4635 4377
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 131 150
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.28 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 140 £420 +5.66% 32
London +2 73 £425 +6.25% 16
South East +3 37 £400 +21.21% 5
Wales +8 20 £337 -0.51% 2
South Wales -2 18 £349 +3.40% 2
Hampshire +7 16 £400 +1.26% 1
City of London +36 15 £413 +8.55% 7
Yorkshire +11 12 £330 - 3
West Yorkshire +2 11 £300 -9.09% 3
Newport +10 10 £325 -3.70%
Leeds +9 10 £325 -7.14% 3
Surrey -6 9 £463 -7.50% 1
Leatherhead -10 9 £463 -7.50%
East Sussex +11 7 £350 - 2
Cardiff +4 7 £350 - 1
Southampton +16 6 - -
Croydon -14 6 £408 -5.50% 2
Winchester - 6 £400 - 1
Berkshire -4 5 £400 +73.91% 1
West Midlands -7 5 £500 -
North West -11 5 £389 - 5
Scotland -15 5 £317 +1.37%
Reading - 4 £400 -
East of England +6 3 £425 -11.68% 1
Edinburgh -4 2 £317 +1.37%
South West -8 2 £288 -32.35% 2
North East - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £313 -
Wiltshire - 2 £288 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 193 (62.66%) Java
2 192 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (53.57%) Selenium
4 137 (44.48%) Cucumber
5 101 (32.79%) Performance Testing
6 100 (32.47%) JIRA
6 100 (32.47%) LoadRunner
7 95 (30.84%) Non-Functional Testing
8 90 (29.22%) Jenkins
9 88 (28.57%) JUnit
10 84 (27.27%) SQL
11 82 (26.62%) BDD
12 71 (23.05%) Security Cleared
13 70 (22.73%) Test Automation
14 68 (22.08%) Web Services
14 68 (22.08%) TDD
14 68 (22.08%) Spring
15 66 (21.43%) Scrum
16 65 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (20.78%) Maven
18 63 (20.45%) Linux
18 63 (20.45%) JavaScript
19 62 (20.13%) Ruby
20 61 (19.81%) QA
20 61 (19.81%) Functional Testing
21 59 (19.16%) SoapUI
21 59 (19.16%) Git (software)
22 54 (17.53%) Oracle
23 53 (17.21%) Unix
23 53 (17.21%) Python

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 36 (11.69%) JBoss
2 29 (9.42%) Confluence
3 28 (9.09%) Apache
4 27 (8.77%) Tomcat
5 21 (6.82%) Jetty
6 15 (4.87%) Node.js
7 13 (4.22%) IIS
8 9 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.30%) Apache TomEE
10 4 (1.30%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.97%) Liferay
11 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.65%) Mule
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.32%) Drupal
13 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (1.30%) MS Office
2 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.60%) GitHub
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Force.com
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.74%) HTTP
2 14 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.57%) SNMP
4 6 (1.95%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.62%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) Internet
6 2 (0.65%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.65%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.39%) NoSQL
2 26 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 23 (7.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (5.84%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.19%) VoltDB
6 14 (4.55%) MySQL
7 12 (3.90%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.57%) Neo4j
9 10 (3.25%) Big Data
10 6 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.62%) Redis
12 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.97%) GIS
13 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.65%) JasperReports
15 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 165 (53.57%) Selenium
2 137 (44.48%) Cucumber
3 100 (32.47%) JIRA
3 100 (32.47%) LoadRunner
4 90 (29.22%) Jenkins
5 88 (28.57%) JUnit
6 64 (20.78%) Maven
7 59 (19.16%) Git (software)
7 59 (19.16%) SoapUI
8 52 (16.88%) WebDriver
9 44 (14.29%) Subversion
10 36 (11.69%) Mockito
11 35 (11.36%) Gradle
12 34 (11.04%) Visual Studio
13 32 (10.39%) HP UFT
14 26 (8.44%) Gatling
15 20 (6.49%) SpecFlow
16 17 (5.52%) Ant
16 17 (5.52%) VisualVM
16 17 (5.52%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (15.91%) Finance
2 31 (10.06%) Banking
3 15 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.92%) Retail
5 7 (2.27%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Electronics
7 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (32.14%) Developer
2 82 (26.62%) Java Developer
3 72 (23.38%) Tester
4 70 (22.73%) Analyst
5 61 (19.81%) Test Analyst
6 29 (9.42%) Automation Tester
7 22 (7.14%) Developer in Test
8 21 (6.82%) Performance Tester
8 21 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 19 (6.17%) Performance Analyst
9 19 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (6.17%) Test Engineer
10 18 (5.84%) Performance Test Analyst
11 17 (5.52%) QA Engineer
11 17 (5.52%) Test Leader
12 16 (5.19%) Agile Developer
12 16 (5.19%) Agile Java Developer
13 13 (4.22%) QA Analyst
13 13 (4.22%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (22.08%) Spring
1 68 (22.08%) Web Services
2 46 (14.94%) XML
3 42 (13.64%) .NET
4 41 (13.31%) Hibernate
4 41 (13.31%) SOAP
5 39 (12.66%) REST
6 37 (12.01%) AngularJS
7 35 (11.36%) Java EE
8 27 (8.77%) JSON
9 23 (7.47%) JMS
10 20 (6.49%) Dropwizard
10 20 (6.49%) HTML
11 17 (5.52%) Ajax
12 15 (4.87%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (4.55%) Guice
14 12 (3.90%) RESTful
15 11 (3.57%) Apache Camel
16 10 (3.25%) Gherkin
16 10 (3.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.57%) PKI
3 10 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.95%) Equities
6 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.62%) Derivative
6 5 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) CESG
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.65%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.45%) Linux
2 53 (17.21%) Unix
3 21 (6.82%) Windows
4 11 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.79%) Performance Testing
3 95 (30.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 82 (26.62%) BDD
5 70 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 68 (22.08%) TDD
7 66 (21.43%) Scrum
8 65 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (19.81%) Functional Testing
10 36 (11.69%) Regression Testing
11 33 (10.71%) Automation Testing
12 30 (9.74%) Open Source
12 30 (9.74%) SDLC
12 30 (9.74%) Test Scripting
13 27 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 27 (8.77%) User Stories
14 25 (8.12%) Pair Programming
15 24 (7.79%) DevOps
15 24 (7.79%) Multithreading
16 20 (6.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (62.66%) Java
2 84 (27.27%) SQL
3 63 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 62 (20.13%) Ruby
5 53 (17.21%) Python
6 31 (10.06%) Groovy
7 24 (7.79%) C
7 24 (7.79%) C#
8 23 (7.47%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.84%) Perl
10 12 (3.90%) Scala
11 9 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.92%) VB
12 8 (2.60%) CoffeeScript
12 8 (2.60%) VBA
12 8 (2.60%) VBScript
13 6 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.95%) XPath
14 4 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (23.05%) Security Cleared
2 53 (17.21%) SC Cleared
3 36 (11.69%) ISTQB
4 34 (11.04%) ISEB
5 11 (3.57%) Degree
6 6 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.32%) MCAD
8 1 (0.32%) MCSD
8 1 (0.32%) MCTS
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (19.81%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) WCAG
3 3 (0.97%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.65%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.65%) SDET
4 2 (0.65%) WAI
5 1 (0.32%) GPG13
System Software
1 18 (5.84%) Docker
2 4 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (8.44%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (5.19%) Puppet
3 13 (4.22%) Graphite
4 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 54 (17.53%) Oracle
2 47 (15.26%) HP
3 38 (12.34%) SOASTA, Inc
4 19 (6.17%) VMware
5 17 (5.52%) IBM
6 14 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 10 (3.25%) Dynatrace
8 9 (2.92%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.92%) Microsoft
8 9 (2.92%) New Relic
8 9 (2.92%) Rally
9 8 (2.60%) Citrix
10 5 (1.62%) SAP
11 4 (1.30%) Google
12 2 (0.65%) CA
12 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.65%) Sybase
13 1 (0.32%) ForgeRock
13 1 (0.32%) Qualys
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