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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
UK
Rank 446 468 485
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +17
Contract jobs citing JMeter 137 159 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 2.09% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 84
Median daily rate £405 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £414 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.36% +14.13%
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
7270 7615 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5078 4701
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 122
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 134 £410 -8.88% 43
London -40 33 £425 -10.29% 12
South East +28 22 £430 +3.61% 14
South West +27 18 £390 -5.45% 2
West Yorkshire +12 17 £507 +4.53% 6
Yorkshire +1 17 £507 +5.62% 6
Leeds -6 17 £507 +4.53% 3
Berkshire +28 15 £445 +11.25% 5
East of England +10 13 £325 - 1
East Midlands +11 11 £375 -
North West +30 9 £325 +10.16% 3
Gloucestershire +14 8 £603 +50.62%
Essex - 8 £325 -
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £338 -
Bracknell - 7 £450 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £375 -
Nottingham +7 6 £375 -
Bristol - 6 £300 -
West Midlands - 6 £288 - 4
Manchester +26 5 £275 -16.98% 2
Northampton - 5 £500 -
Coventry - 5 £288 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £500 -
Gloucester -3 4 £630 +57.50%
Hampshire +14 3 - - 2
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Scotland +27 2 £275 -38.88%
City of London -9 2 £513 +20.58% 2
Swindon - 2 £325 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 209 (61.83%) Java
2 202 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (58.28%) Selenium
4 139 (41.12%) Performance Testing
5 116 (34.32%) LoadRunner
6 106 (31.36%) SoapUI
7 103 (30.47%) Jenkins
8 102 (30.18%) JIRA
9 100 (29.59%) Cucumber
10 94 (27.81%) BDD
10 94 (27.81%) Scrum
11 93 (27.51%) Git (software)
12 90 (26.63%) JUnit
13 87 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (25.44%) QA
15 78 (23.08%) Test Automation
16 74 (21.89%) SOAP
17 64 (18.93%) Maven
18 62 (18.34%) WebDriver
19 61 (18.05%) Python
20 60 (17.75%) SQL
20 60 (17.75%) Finance
21 58 (17.16%) Spring
22 57 (16.86%) JSON
22 57 (16.86%) REST
23 55 (16.27%) RESTful
23 55 (16.27%) Linux
24 54 (15.98%) JavaScript
25 53 (15.68%) Web Services
25 53 (15.68%) XML

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 48 (14.20%) Tomcat
2 39 (11.54%) Confluence
3 29 (8.58%) Apache
4 19 (5.62%) JBoss
5 16 (4.73%) CMS
6 13 (3.85%) Apache Solr
7 12 (3.55%) Drupal
8 9 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.66%) IIS
8 9 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.37%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.07%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.18%) FileNet
11 4 (1.18%) nginx
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.30%) CICS
14 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
2 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.59%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.59%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.62%) GitHub
3 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.07%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.89%) IaaS
5 3 (0.89%) PaaS
6 2 (0.59%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.59%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.69%) HTTP
2 12 (3.55%) Internet
3 10 (2.96%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (1.18%) Firewall
4 4 (1.18%) FTP
4 4 (1.18%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.89%) BGP
5 3 (0.89%) SNMP
5 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.89%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.59%) DMVPN
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) HSRP
6 2 (0.59%) LAN
6 2 (0.59%) LDAP
6 2 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.59%) VLAN
6 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.30%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.10%) MongoDB
2 20 (5.92%) MySQL
3 17 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.85%) Redis
5 11 (3.25%) Big Data
6 10 (2.96%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.59%) OrientDB
10 2 (0.59%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 197 (58.28%) Selenium
2 116 (34.32%) LoadRunner
3 106 (31.36%) SoapUI
4 103 (30.47%) Jenkins
5 102 (30.18%) JIRA
6 100 (29.59%) Cucumber
7 93 (27.51%) Git (software)
8 90 (26.63%) JUnit
9 64 (18.93%) Maven
10 62 (18.34%) WebDriver
11 33 (9.76%) Gradle
12 32 (9.47%) Ant
13 27 (7.99%) Zephyr
14 26 (7.69%) NUnit
15 22 (6.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (6.21%) Subversion
17 20 (5.92%) Bitbucket
18 19 (5.62%) HP UFT
19 18 (5.33%) NeoLoad
20 16 (4.73%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (17.75%) Finance
2 25 (7.40%) Banking
3 19 (5.62%) Retail
4 13 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.37%) Games
6 7 (2.07%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Finnish Language
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (35.50%) Tester
2 69 (20.41%) Developer
3 59 (17.46%) Analyst
4 57 (16.86%) Test Analyst
5 50 (14.79%) Performance Tester
6 45 (13.31%) Automation Tester
7 38 (11.24%) Java Developer
8 29 (8.58%) Test Engineer
9 26 (7.69%) Developer in Test
10 22 (6.51%) Architect
11 17 (5.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (5.03%) Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.44%) Senior Tester
12 15 (4.44%) Test Leader
13 14 (4.14%) Selenium Tester
14 13 (3.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 12 (3.55%) Automation Test Lead
15 12 (3.55%) Performance Analyst
15 12 (3.55%) Performance Test Analyst
16 11 (3.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (21.89%) SOAP
2 58 (17.16%) Spring
3 57 (16.86%) JSON
3 57 (16.86%) REST
4 55 (16.27%) RESTful
5 53 (15.68%) Web Services
5 53 (15.68%) XML
6 36 (10.65%) HTML
7 26 (7.69%) .NET
8 25 (7.40%) CSS
9 16 (4.73%) Hibernate
9 16 (4.73%) XSD
10 15 (4.44%) J2EE
11 14 (4.14%) Gherkin
11 14 (4.14%) JDBC
11 14 (4.14%) Spring Boot
12 12 (3.55%) Java EE
13 11 (3.25%) Drools
13 11 (3.25%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (2.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.96%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.07%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.78%) User Experience
6 5 (1.48%) NHS
6 5 (1.48%) Statistics
7 3 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.89%) PKI
7 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.59%) Clustering
8 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.59%) Fintech
8 2 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) Equities
9 1 (0.30%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 55 (16.27%) Linux
2 39 (11.54%) Unix
3 28 (8.28%) Windows
4 6 (1.78%) Android
4 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.89%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (41.12%) Performance Testing
3 94 (27.81%) BDD
3 94 (27.81%) Scrum
4 87 (25.74%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 53 (15.68%) Non-Functional Testing
7 49 (14.50%) Automated Testing
7 49 (14.50%) Functional Testing
7 49 (14.50%) TDD
8 47 (13.91%) Automation Testing
9 46 (13.61%) Test Scripting
10 38 (11.24%) Open Source
11 34 (10.06%) Security Testing
12 33 (9.76%) DevOps
13 32 (9.47%) Regression Testing
14 31 (9.17%) Configuration Management
15 29 (8.58%) Manual Testing
16 28 (8.28%) Load Testing
16 28 (8.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 209 (61.83%) Java
2 61 (18.05%) Python
3 60 (17.75%) SQL
4 54 (15.98%) JavaScript
5 45 (13.31%) Ruby
6 30 (8.88%) Groovy
7 29 (8.58%) C++
8 26 (7.69%) C#
9 21 (6.21%) Perl
10 19 (5.62%) PHP
11 16 (4.73%) Bash Shell
11 16 (4.73%) Shell Script
12 10 (2.96%) C
13 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.48%) Scala
14 3 (0.89%) Jython
15 2 (0.59%) Clojure
15 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.30%) COBOL
16 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (13.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.95%) ISEB
3 31 (9.17%) ISTQB
4 22 (6.51%) SC Cleared
5 19 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.33%) Degree
7 11 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) CCNA
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (25.44%) QA
2 19 (5.62%) SDET
3 7 (2.07%) WAI
3 7 (2.07%) WCAG
4 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (4.73%) Ansible
2 16 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.55%) Puppet
4 11 (3.25%) HP SiteScope
5 10 (2.96%) Nagios
6 9 (2.66%) Kibana
6 9 (2.66%) logstash
7 7 (2.07%) Graphite
8 4 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
8 4 (1.18%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.89%) Salt
10 2 (0.59%) Ambari
10 2 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.59%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.30%) Grafana
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.30%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 46 (13.61%) HP
2 25 (7.40%) Atlassian
2 25 (7.40%) Oracle
2 25 (7.40%) Splunk
3 14 (4.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.55%) IBM
5 9 (2.66%) hybris
5 9 (2.66%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.37%) CA Agile Central
6 8 (2.37%) Google
7 7 (2.07%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.48%) Siebel
8 5 (1.48%) VMware
9 4 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.18%) SOASTA, Inc
10 3 (0.89%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.89%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.59%) F5
11 2 (0.59%) Perforce
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