The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 462 479 518
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +39
Contract jobs citing JMeter 151 113 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 1.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 78 25
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£375 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -1 122 £410 +9.33% 48
London +17 72 £425 +17.24% 21
South East +10 34 £328 +35.25% 8
Wales +10 23 £345 +6.15%
Hampshire +22 21 £420 - 4
South Wales +3 21 £339 +4.23%
City of London -5 21 £400 +10.34% 7
Newport -7 15 £340 +0.74%
Croydon - 9 £438 -
Winchester - 7 £326 - 3
Cardiff +8 5 £320 +28.00%
Surrey -4 5 £550 +129.16% 4
North West - 5 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £325 -22.15%
Edinburgh - 4 £300 - 2
Milton Keynes - 4 £325 -
Scotland - 4 £300 - 2
South West -19 3 £400 +10.34% 4
Manchester - 3 - -
Berkshire +11 2 £230 +113.95%
East of England 0 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -33 2 - - 8
West Sussex - 2 £250 -
Essex - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Southampton - 2 £425 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Leatherhead - 2 £550 -
Basingstoke - 2 £433 -
Coventry +8 1 - -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 178 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (53.28%) Java
3 145 (52.92%) Selenium
4 99 (36.13%) Scrum
5 90 (32.85%) BDD
6 79 (28.83%) TDD
7 76 (27.74%) Performance Testing
8 72 (26.28%) Jenkins
9 68 (24.82%) JIRA
10 64 (23.36%) SQL
11 63 (22.99%) Security Cleared
12 62 (22.63%) Test Automation
13 61 (22.26%) JUnit
13 61 (22.26%) Web Services
14 60 (21.90%) .NET
15 58 (21.17%) LoadRunner
16 55 (20.07%) Load Testing
16 55 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (19.71%) Linux
18 53 (19.34%) JavaScript
18 53 (19.34%) Test Scripting
18 53 (19.34%) Cucumber
19 51 (18.61%) Maven
20 50 (18.25%) WebDriver
21 46 (16.79%) C#
21 46 (16.79%) Oracle
22 45 (16.42%) HTML
23 44 (16.06%) SoapUI
24 43 (15.69%) SC Cleared
25 40 (14.60%) Apache

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 40 (14.60%) Apache
2 27 (9.85%) Confluence
2 27 (9.85%) Node.js
3 20 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 19 (6.93%) JBoss
5 14 (5.11%) IIS
6 13 (4.74%) Alfresco
7 12 (4.38%) WebSphere
7 12 (4.38%) WildFly
8 11 (4.01%) Mule ESB
9 10 (3.65%) Jetty
9 10 (3.65%) Mule
9 10 (3.65%) nginx
9 10 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (3.28%) WebLogic
10 9 (3.28%) Drupal
11 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.19%) SharePoint
13 4 (1.46%) iPlanet
13 4 (1.46%) GlassFish
Applications
1 14 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.92%) RMDS
2 4 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.82%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.73%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.57%) HTTP
2 13 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.01%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (3.28%) Firewall
5 8 (2.92%) BIG-IP
5 8 (2.92%) Internet
6 7 (2.55%) VPN
6 7 (2.55%) DAB
7 5 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (1.46%) DMZ
8 4 (1.46%) DNS
9 3 (1.09%) SAN
10 2 (0.73%) OpenVPN
10 2 (0.73%) PSTN
11 1 (0.36%) DHCP
11 1 (0.36%) SNMP
11 1 (0.36%) LDAP
11 1 (0.36%) ATM
11 1 (0.36%) Broadband
11 1 (0.36%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.22%) MySQL
3 24 (8.76%) NoSQL
4 23 (8.39%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.57%) Redis
6 15 (5.47%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.46%) DB2
9 4 (1.46%) OLAP
9 4 (1.46%) Infinispan
9 4 (1.46%) Riak
9 4 (1.46%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 145 (52.92%) Selenium
2 72 (26.28%) Jenkins
3 68 (24.82%) JIRA
4 61 (22.26%) JUnit
5 58 (21.17%) LoadRunner
6 53 (19.34%) Cucumber
7 51 (18.61%) Maven
8 50 (18.25%) WebDriver
9 44 (16.06%) SoapUI
10 35 (12.77%) Subversion
10 35 (12.77%) Git (software)
11 28 (10.22%) Gradle
12 22 (8.03%) Artifactory
13 18 (6.57%) Visual Studio
14 17 (6.20%) HP UFT
14 17 (6.20%) NeoLoad
15 16 (5.84%) Gerrit
15 16 (5.84%) SonarQube
15 16 (5.84%) TestNG
16 15 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (12.41%) Finance
2 18 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.74%) Retail
4 6 (2.19%) Banking
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Back Office
6 2 (0.73%) Electronics
6 2 (0.73%) Billing
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (25.55%) Tester
2 52 (18.98%) Analyst
3 51 (18.61%) Developer
4 50 (18.25%) Test Analyst
5 30 (10.95%) Performance Tester
6 20 (7.30%) Test Leader
7 16 (5.84%) Java Developer
8 13 (4.74%) Test Engineer
9 12 (4.38%) Team Leader
9 12 (4.38%) Automation Tester
10 11 (4.01%) Performance Analyst
10 11 (4.01%) Test Team Leader
10 11 (4.01%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.65%) Performance Test Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Drupal Developer
12 9 (3.28%) Test Manager
13 8 (2.92%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.92%) Applications Support
13 8 (2.92%) Applications Support Engineer
14 7 (2.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.26%) Web Services
2 60 (21.90%) .NET
3 45 (16.42%) HTML
4 37 (13.50%) CSS
5 35 (12.77%) SOAP
6 34 (12.41%) XML
7 28 (10.22%) jQuery
8 27 (9.85%) HTML5
9 26 (9.49%) REST
10 25 (9.12%) Spring
10 25 (9.12%) AngularJS
11 24 (8.76%) CSS3
12 21 (7.66%) RESTful
13 17 (6.20%) JSON
13 17 (6.20%) J2EE
14 15 (5.47%) LAMP
14 15 (5.47%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.11%) .NET Framework
15 14 (5.11%) ASP.NET
15 14 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.19%) User Experience
3 6 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.82%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.46%) W3C
6 3 (1.09%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.09%) Social Media
6 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.09%) IPTV
7 2 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.73%) DTV
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.73%) Online Games
7 2 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.36%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Tandem
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.71%) Linux
2 33 (12.04%) UNIX
3 29 (10.58%) Windows
4 19 (6.93%) CentOS
5 9 (3.28%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.82%) Android
6 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.09%) Solaris
7 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (64.96%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (36.13%) Scrum
3 90 (32.85%) BDD
4 79 (28.83%) TDD
5 76 (27.74%) Performance Testing
6 62 (22.63%) Test Automation
7 55 (20.07%) Load Testing
7 55 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (19.34%) Test Scripting
9 32 (11.68%) Unit Testing
10 27 (9.85%) Software Testing
10 27 (9.85%) Regression Testing
11 26 (9.49%) Open Source
12 25 (9.12%) DevOps
13 24 (8.76%) Test Strategy
14 22 (8.03%) Automated Testing
15 18 (6.57%) Configuration Management
15 18 (6.57%) E-Commerce
16 17 (6.20%) Functional Testing
17 16 (5.84%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (53.28%) Java
2 64 (23.36%) SQL
3 53 (19.34%) JavaScript
4 46 (16.79%) C#
5 37 (13.50%) Ruby
6 24 (8.76%) Python
6 24 (8.76%) PHP
7 18 (6.57%) Bash Shell
8 12 (4.38%) Perl
9 9 (3.28%) Groovy
10 6 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.82%) Scala
12 4 (1.46%) XPath
12 4 (1.46%) VB
12 4 (1.46%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.09%) VBA
14 1 (0.36%) XQuery
14 1 (0.36%) AspectJ
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 43 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 34 (12.41%) ISEB
4 25 (9.12%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (4.38%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.65%) Degree
8 3 (1.09%) HND
9 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.87%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) WAI
3 2 (0.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (4.74%) Varnish
1 13 (4.74%) vCloud
2 11 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.65%) Docker
4 5 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.82%) Squid
5 1 (0.36%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 29 (10.58%) Puppet
2 25 (9.12%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (6.20%) Ansible
4 16 (5.84%) Salt
4 16 (5.84%) Rundeck
4 16 (5.84%) Vagrant
5 12 (4.38%) logstash
6 11 (4.01%) Kibana
7 9 (3.28%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.92%) HAProxy
8 8 (2.92%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.46%) Graphite
11 2 (0.73%) nmon
11 2 (0.73%) yum
12 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.36%) Nagios
12 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (16.79%) Oracle
2 37 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (12.77%) HP
4 23 (8.39%) VMware
5 21 (7.66%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.28%) F5
7 8 (2.92%) Splunk
8 6 (2.19%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (1.82%) Pega
10 4 (1.46%) Google
10 4 (1.46%) Twitter
10 4 (1.46%) IBM
11 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.09%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.73%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.73%) CollabNet
12 2 (0.73%) Remedy
12 2 (0.73%) Cisco
12 2 (0.73%) SAP
13 1 (0.36%) Siebel
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