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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 498 505 477
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Contract jobs citing JMeter 161 126 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 1.74% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 99
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £318 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -

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
8247 7225 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5600 4623 4389
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 144 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 134 £400 -5.88% 41
London +26 78 £423 -15.50% 16
South East -12 34 £400 +2.56% 9
Wales -4 18 £349 +3.02% 1
South Wales -14 16 £350 +3.55% 1
Hampshire +4 14 £400 +3.89% 4
City of London +44 13 £425 +4.61% 5
Newport +8 10 £325 -3.70%
Croydon -2 10 £380 -1.93%
Surrey -10 9 £500 +11.11% 1
North West -2 8 £313 - 7
Leatherhead -23 8 £506 +12.50%
Manchester -7 6 £364 - 7
Scotland -15 6 £310 -4.61% 5
East Sussex - 6 £356 - 2
Southampton +12 5 - - 2
Cardiff -16 5 £363 +3.57%
Winchester - 5 £400 - 2
Leeds -4 4 £290 -17.14% 3
West Yorkshire -6 4 £290 -12.12% 3
Yorkshire -6 4 £290 -12.12% 5
Berkshire +7 3 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England +2 3 £413 -14.28% 3
Edinburgh -13 3 £310 -4.61% 4
West Midlands - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £419 -12.98% 2
Cambridge -6 2 £419 -12.98% 2
Reading -14 2 £400 +6.66%
Southport - 2 £313 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £350 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 198 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (59.87%) Java
3 162 (52.43%) Selenium
4 138 (44.66%) Cucumber
5 103 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 100 (32.36%) Jenkins
6 100 (32.36%) LoadRunner
7 98 (31.72%) JUnit
8 88 (28.48%) JIRA
8 88 (28.48%) Performance Testing
9 85 (27.51%) BDD
10 84 (27.18%) SQL
11 76 (24.60%) TDD
12 75 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (23.95%) Spring
13 74 (23.95%) Ruby
14 72 (23.30%) Scrum
14 72 (23.30%) Web Services
15 70 (22.65%) Maven
16 67 (21.68%) JavaScript
17 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
18 60 (19.42%) Git (software)
18 60 (19.42%) Test Automation
19 59 (19.09%) Python
20 58 (18.77%) Unix
21 55 (17.80%) QA
21 55 (17.80%) Functional Testing
22 51 (16.50%) REST
23 50 (16.18%) SC Cleared
24 49 (15.86%) WebDriver

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 41 (13.27%) Tomcat
2 37 (11.97%) Apache
3 34 (11.00%) JBoss
4 30 (9.71%) Jetty
5 27 (8.74%) Confluence
6 25 (8.09%) Node.js
7 16 (5.18%) WebLogic
8 15 (4.85%) WebSphere
9 12 (3.88%) IIS
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.29%) Apache TomEE
11 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.97%) Liferay
13 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 4 (1.29%) MS Office
2 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Force.com
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.24%) HTTP
2 24 (7.77%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.88%) SNMP
4 6 (1.94%) tcpdump
5 5 (1.62%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.65%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.32%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.24%) NoSQL
2 35 (11.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 23 (7.44%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.56%) Neo4j
6 11 (3.56%) VoltDB
7 10 (3.24%) Big Data
7 10 (3.24%) MySQL
8 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.62%) Redis
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.97%) GIS
11 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.65%) JasperReports
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 162 (52.43%) Selenium
2 138 (44.66%) Cucumber
3 100 (32.36%) Jenkins
3 100 (32.36%) LoadRunner
4 98 (31.72%) JUnit
5 88 (28.48%) JIRA
6 70 (22.65%) Maven
7 60 (19.42%) Git (software)
8 49 (15.86%) WebDriver
9 48 (15.53%) SoapUI
10 45 (14.56%) Mockito
11 44 (14.24%) Subversion
12 41 (13.27%) Gradle
13 32 (10.36%) Visual Studio
14 30 (9.71%) HP UFT
15 23 (7.44%) Gatling
16 20 (6.47%) SpecFlow
17 15 (4.85%) Ant
17 15 (4.85%) VisualVM
18 13 (4.21%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (15.21%) Finance
2 34 (11.00%) Banking
3 15 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.91%) Retail
5 8 (2.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Electronics
7 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (34.30%) Developer
2 84 (27.18%) Java Developer
3 67 (21.68%) Analyst
4 66 (21.36%) Tester
5 58 (18.77%) Test Analyst
6 26 (8.41%) Automation Tester
7 23 (7.44%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.80%) Performance Analyst
8 21 (6.80%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (6.47%) Performance Test Analyst
9 20 (6.47%) Performance Tester
10 17 (5.50%) Agile Developer
10 17 (5.50%) Agile Java Developer
10 17 (5.50%) Test Engineer
11 16 (5.18%) QA Engineer
12 15 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
12 15 (4.85%) Test Leader
13 14 (4.53%) Test Manager
14 13 (4.21%) Developer in Test
15 12 (3.88%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (23.95%) Spring
2 72 (23.30%) Web Services
3 51 (16.50%) REST
4 46 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 43 (13.92%) .NET
5 43 (13.92%) XML
6 42 (13.59%) Hibernate
7 37 (11.97%) SOAP
8 29 (9.39%) Java EE
9 25 (8.09%) Guice
10 24 (7.77%) HTML
11 23 (7.44%) JMS
12 15 (4.85%) ActiveMQ
12 15 (4.85%) Ajax
13 14 (4.53%) JSON
14 12 (3.88%) J2EE
15 11 (3.56%) XSD
16 10 (3.24%) Apache Camel
16 10 (3.24%) JPA
17 9 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.88%) PKI
3 9 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.27%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.94%) Derivative
5 6 (1.94%) Equities
5 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) CESG
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%) iPad
10 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (18.77%) Unix
2 48 (15.53%) Linux
3 27 (8.74%) Windows
4 12 (3.88%) 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 XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (64.08%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 88 (28.48%) Performance Testing
4 85 (27.51%) BDD
5 76 (24.60%) TDD
6 75 (24.27%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (23.30%) Scrum
8 60 (19.42%) Test Automation
9 55 (17.80%) Functional Testing
10 40 (12.94%) SDLC
11 36 (11.65%) Test Scripting
12 35 (11.33%) Open Source
12 35 (11.33%) Pair Programming
13 34 (11.00%) Unit Testing
14 33 (10.68%) Multithreading
15 29 (9.39%) Concurrent Programming
16 28 (9.06%) Regression Testing
16 28 (9.06%) Software Engineering
17 27 (8.74%) E-Commerce
18 25 (8.09%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 185 (59.87%) Java
2 84 (27.18%) SQL
3 74 (23.95%) Ruby
4 67 (21.68%) JavaScript
5 59 (19.09%) Python
6 39 (12.62%) Groovy
7 24 (7.77%) C
7 24 (7.77%) Shell Script
8 23 (7.44%) C#
9 19 (6.15%) Perl
10 10 (3.24%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.91%) Scala
11 9 (2.91%) VB
12 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.94%) CoffeeScript
12 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.94%) VBA
12 6 (1.94%) VBScript
12 6 (1.94%) XPath
13 4 (1.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (21.36%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.03%) ISTQB
4 30 (9.71%) ISEB
5 10 (3.24%) Degree
6 6 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (17.80%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.62%) WCAG
4 3 (0.97%) SDET
5 2 (0.65%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 2 (0.65%) WAI
6 1 (0.32%) GPG13
System Software
1 30 (9.71%) Docker
2 10 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (7.77%) Graphite
2 21 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (4.85%) Puppet
4 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.65%) Ansible
5 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 49 (15.86%) SOASTA, Inc
2 45 (14.56%) Oracle
3 40 (12.94%) HP
4 22 (7.12%) IBM
5 18 (5.83%) VMware
6 11 (3.56%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.59%) ATG
7 8 (2.59%) Dynatrace
7 8 (2.59%) hybris
8 7 (2.27%) AppDynamics
8 7 (2.27%) Citrix
8 7 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.27%) New Relic
8 7 (2.27%) Rally
9 6 (1.94%) BEA
10 5 (1.62%) Remedy
10 5 (1.62%) SAP
11 4 (1.29%) Google
12 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.65%) Sybase
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