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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 459 504 503
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 155 73 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 1.18% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 55 50
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£370 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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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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 +26 122 £375 - 39
London +9 66 £400 +2.56% 20
South East +6 32 £375 +19.04% 10
South Wales - 20 £340 -
Wales - 20 £340 -
Hampshire - 19 £315 - 5
City of London +20 16 £450 +15.38% 11
Newport - 13 £350 -
Scotland +4 10 £243 - 1
Edinburgh +5 9 £250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £425 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 6 £438 - 1
East of England -11 5 £310 - 1
West Midlands -13 5 £370 +13.84%
Bristol -18 5 £363 +7.40% 1
South West -30 5 £363 +7.40% 1
Yorkshire -6 3 £400 +64.94% 5
West Yorkshire -13 3 £400 +64.94% 1
Hertfordshire -23 3 £310 -
Surrey - 3 £400 - 2
North West - 3 £325 - 2
Winchester - 3 £348 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £323 -
Cambridge - 2 £323 -
Manchester - 2 £325 - 2
Leeds -10 1 £400 +64.94%
Nottingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 161 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (54.72%) Selenium
3 144 (54.34%) Java
4 93 (35.09%) Performance Testing
5 86 (32.45%) Scrum
6 85 (32.08%) WebDriver
7 80 (30.19%) Open Source
8 77 (29.06%) TDD
8 77 (29.06%) Jenkins
9 76 (28.68%) SQL
10 71 (26.79%) BDD
11 66 (24.91%) JUnit
12 62 (23.40%) Web Services
13 60 (22.64%) JIRA
14 56 (21.13%) Cucumber
14 56 (21.13%) Test Automation
15 55 (20.75%) Test Scripting
16 54 (20.38%) SoapUI
17 50 (18.87%) C#
18 48 (18.11%) Maven
19 47 (17.74%) Finance
19 47 (17.74%) SOAP
20 46 (17.36%) Subversion
21 45 (16.98%) QA
21 45 (16.98%) LoadRunner
22 44 (16.60%) .NET
23 42 (15.85%) Security Cleared
24 41 (15.47%) UNIX
25 40 (15.09%) Linux
26 39 (14.72%) Oracle

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 37 (13.96%) Tomcat
2 29 (10.94%) Apache
3 17 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.28%) WebSphere
5 11 (4.15%) Confluence
6 10 (3.77%) JBoss
6 10 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.26%) Mule
8 5 (1.89%) nginx
9 4 (1.51%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) CICS
10 2 (0.75%) Jetty
11 1 (0.38%) Node.js
11 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MS Office
2 4 (1.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) GitHub
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.04%) OpenLDAP
2 14 (5.28%) HTTP
3 6 (2.26%) Internet
4 4 (1.51%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (1.13%) DAB
5 3 (1.13%) ATM
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) DNS
6 2 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.38%) DMZ
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) Broadband
7 1 (0.38%) GSM
7 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (9.06%) MySQL
3 17 (6.42%) Redis
3 17 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 15 (5.66%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.26%) DB2
10 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.75%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.75%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 145 (54.72%) Selenium
2 85 (32.08%) WebDriver
3 77 (29.06%) Jenkins
4 66 (24.91%) JUnit
5 60 (22.64%) JIRA
6 56 (21.13%) Cucumber
7 54 (20.38%) SoapUI
8 48 (18.11%) Maven
9 46 (17.36%) Subversion
10 45 (16.98%) LoadRunner
11 28 (10.57%) QuickTest Pro
12 27 (10.19%) TestNG
13 25 (9.43%) Git (software)
13 25 (9.43%) Eclipse
14 24 (9.06%) Ant
14 24 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (7.17%) Bugzilla
16 16 (6.04%) TortoiseSVN
17 14 (5.28%) Visual Studio
18 13 (4.91%) WATIR
General
1 47 (17.74%) Finance
2 9 (3.40%) Games
3 8 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.89%) Retail
5 4 (1.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 78 (29.43%) Tester
2 66 (24.91%) Analyst
3 64 (24.15%) Test Analyst
4 44 (16.60%) Developer
5 28 (10.57%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.92%) Architect
7 19 (7.17%) Automation Tester
8 17 (6.42%) Test Manager
8 17 (6.42%) Test Engineer
9 15 (5.66%) Performance Tester
9 15 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 12 (4.53%) QA Engineer
11 11 (4.15%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (3.77%) Technical Tester
12 10 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (3.77%) Test Leader
13 8 (3.02%) Performance Test Analyst
13 8 (3.02%) Performance Analyst
13 8 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.40%) Web Services
2 47 (17.74%) SOAP
3 44 (16.60%) .NET
4 38 (14.34%) Spring
5 33 (12.45%) RESTful
6 31 (11.70%) HTML
6 31 (11.70%) REST
7 27 (10.19%) XML
8 26 (9.81%) J2EE
9 24 (9.06%) .NET Framework
10 22 (8.30%) Hibernate
11 17 (6.42%) JSON
11 17 (6.42%) CSS
12 12 (4.53%) HTML5
13 11 (4.15%) Java EE
14 9 (3.40%) jQuery
14 9 (3.40%) CSS3
15 8 (3.02%) Spring MVC
16 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET
16 7 (2.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 80 (30.19%) Open Source
2 14 (5.28%) Data Integration
3 13 (4.91%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.40%) Reference Data
4 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.02%) GIS
6 7 (2.64%) Online Games
7 6 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.51%) Statistics
9 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.13%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.75%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) iSeries
11 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.75%) AS400
11 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.47%) UNIX
2 40 (15.09%) Linux
3 29 (10.94%) Windows
4 16 (6.04%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.91%) Android
6 7 (2.64%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.51%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.13%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (35.09%) Performance Testing
3 86 (32.45%) Scrum
4 77 (29.06%) TDD
5 71 (26.79%) BDD
6 56 (21.13%) Test Automation
7 55 (20.75%) Test Scripting
8 38 (14.34%) Load Testing
9 34 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (11.70%) Software Testing
11 29 (10.94%) Automated Testing
12 27 (10.19%) Kanban
12 27 (10.19%) Test Strategy
13 26 (9.81%) Automation Testing
13 26 (9.81%) Test Management
14 23 (8.68%) Regression Testing
15 20 (7.55%) E-Commerce
16 19 (7.17%) Manual Testing
17 18 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (6.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 144 (54.34%) Java
2 76 (28.68%) SQL
3 50 (18.87%) C#
4 31 (11.70%) PHP
5 29 (10.94%) Ruby
6 25 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.66%) Python
7 15 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.91%) Perl
9 11 (4.15%) PL/SQL
10 9 (3.40%) VBScript
10 9 (3.40%) VB
10 9 (3.40%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.02%) Groovy
12 6 (2.26%) XPath
13 5 (1.89%) Clojure
14 4 (1.51%) C
15 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.13%) C++
16 2 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 42 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 35 (13.21%) ISTQB
4 34 (12.83%) ISEB
5 11 (4.15%) Degree
6 7 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.75%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (16.98%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.26%) vCloud
3 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (5.28%) Puppet
3 7 (2.64%) Vagrant
4 6 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.89%) WebInspect
6 4 (1.51%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.75%) Salt
7 2 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.38%) OpenView
8 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.38%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.38%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.38%) Kibana
8 1 (0.38%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (14.72%) Oracle
2 22 (8.30%) HP
3 19 (7.17%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.15%) IBM
5 9 (3.40%) VMware
6 6 (2.26%) Cognos
7 5 (1.89%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.51%) Informatica
9 3 (1.13%) Google
10 2 (0.75%) Teradata
10 2 (0.75%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.75%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.75%) New Relic
10 2 (0.75%) Progress
10 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.75%) SAP
10 2 (0.75%) CA
11 1 (0.38%) BEA
11 1 (0.38%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.38%) ATG
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