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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 468 521 494
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -27
Contract jobs citing JMeter 134 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 0.99% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 55
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
7256 6262 6397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.84% 11.73% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4661 4021 3641
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 +41 115 £363 -3.33% 31
London 0 38 £353 -11.87% 12
South East +17 33 £380 +20.63% 8
Wales - 15 £325 - 2
Hampshire - 15 £283 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 14 £478 +96.90% 1
Yorkshire +10 14 £478 +96.90% 4
South Wales - 14 £313 - 2
South West -31 12 £363 - 1
Leeds +4 11 £478 +96.90% 1
Bristol - 11 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £425 -
City of London +17 8 £413 +6.45% 6
Milton Keynes +3 7 £425 -
West Midlands - 6 £370 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £375 -
Surrey - 5 £245 - 4
Cardiff - 5 £250 - 1
East of England -23 3 £300 -12.40% 1
North West - 3 £325 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 3 £500 -
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £323 -5.83%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £323 -
Hertfordshire -17 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1
Manchester - 1 £325 - 4
Newbury - - - -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 142 (56.35%) Selenium
2 117 (46.43%) Java
3 100 (39.68%) Performance Testing
4 92 (36.51%) WebDriver
5 74 (29.37%) Scrum
6 73 (28.97%) TDD
7 70 (27.78%) BDD
8 69 (27.38%) Open Source
9 65 (25.79%) SQL
10 63 (25.00%) JIRA
10 63 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 60 (23.81%) Test Scripting
12 56 (22.22%) JUnit
13 55 (21.83%) LoadRunner
14 51 (20.24%) C#
15 50 (19.84%) Cucumber
16 49 (19.44%) Security Cleared
16 49 (19.44%) Web Services
17 47 (18.65%) Test Automation
18 46 (18.25%) SC Cleared
18 46 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
19 43 (17.06%) Load Testing
20 42 (16.67%) QA
20 42 (16.67%) Finance
20 42 (16.67%) SoapUI
21 39 (15.48%) SOAP
22 38 (15.08%) ISEB
22 38 (15.08%) Maven
23 36 (14.29%) ISTQB
24 35 (13.89%) .NET

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (9.92%) Apache
1 25 (9.92%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.54%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.37%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.17%) Confluence
6 5 (1.98%) Mule
6 5 (1.98%) Node.js
7 2 (0.79%) CICS
8 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.40%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) Jetty
8 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) MS Office
1 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) GitHub
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.35%) OpenLDAP
2 15 (5.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.79%) DNS
3 2 (0.79%) SSL
3 2 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) ASN.1
4 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.40%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.40%) DMZ
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (8.33%) MySQL
3 18 (7.14%) Redis
4 15 (5.95%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.17%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.98%) DB2
8 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.19%) Big Data
9 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.79%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.40%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (56.35%) Selenium
2 92 (36.51%) WebDriver
3 63 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 63 (25.00%) JIRA
4 56 (22.22%) JUnit
5 55 (21.83%) LoadRunner
6 50 (19.84%) Cucumber
7 42 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 38 (15.08%) Maven
9 32 (12.70%) Subversion
10 27 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (9.52%) Git (software)
12 23 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (9.13%) TestNG
13 20 (7.94%) Ant
14 19 (7.54%) Bugzilla
15 17 (6.75%) Eclipse
15 17 (6.75%) TortoiseSVN
16 16 (6.35%) WATIR
17 13 (5.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (2.38%) Games
2 6 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.79%) Marketing
3 2 (0.79%) Legal
4 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Publishing
4 1 (0.40%) Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Front Office
4 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (39.68%) Tester
2 59 (23.41%) Analyst
3 57 (22.62%) Test Analyst
4 35 (13.89%) Developer
5 30 (11.90%) Performance Tester
6 19 (7.54%) Test Engineer
7 17 (6.75%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.75%) Automation Tester
8 16 (6.35%) Architect
9 15 (5.95%) Technical Architect
9 15 (5.95%) Technical Tester
10 14 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
10 14 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
11 11 (4.37%) Test Manager
12 10 (3.97%) Automation Analyst
13 9 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (3.57%) QA Engineer
14 8 (3.17%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.78%) Lead Developer
15 7 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (19.44%) Web Services
2 39 (15.48%) SOAP
3 35 (13.89%) .NET
4 27 (10.71%) XML
5 25 (9.92%) REST
6 21 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 19 (7.54%) JSON
7 19 (7.54%) J2EE
7 19 (7.54%) HTML
8 18 (7.14%) Spring
9 17 (6.75%) RESTful
10 14 (5.56%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.57%) Java EE
11 9 (3.57%) CSS
12 6 (2.38%) XSD
12 6 (2.38%) Gherkin
13 5 (1.98%) Apache Camel
13 5 (1.98%) OAuth
13 5 (1.98%) OpenID
13 5 (1.98%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 69 (27.38%) Open Source
2 17 (6.75%) Client/Server
3 13 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.37%) Data Integration
5 9 (3.57%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.78%) GIS
7 6 (2.38%) Online Games
8 4 (1.59%) Social Network
8 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) AS400
9 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.79%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.79%) iSeries
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.10%) Linux
2 30 (11.90%) UNIX
2 30 (11.90%) Windows
3 11 (4.37%) Android
3 11 (4.37%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.98%) Windows Phone
4 5 (1.98%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.19%) CentOS
6 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.68%) Performance Testing
2 74 (29.37%) Scrum
3 73 (28.97%) TDD
4 70 (27.78%) BDD
5 60 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 47 (18.65%) Test Automation
7 46 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (17.06%) Load Testing
9 33 (13.10%) Test Management
10 32 (12.70%) Automation Testing
11 30 (11.90%) Software Testing
12 27 (10.71%) Automated Testing
13 26 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (9.92%) Test Strategy
15 24 (9.52%) Kanban
16 20 (7.94%) Regression Testing
17 19 (7.54%) E-Commerce
18 14 (5.56%) Validation
18 14 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (5.56%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.43%) Java
2 65 (25.79%) SQL
3 51 (20.24%) C#
4 28 (11.11%) PHP
5 22 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.75%) Ruby
7 15 (5.95%) Python
8 11 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.17%) Groovy
9 8 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.78%) VBScript
11 6 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.38%) C
12 5 (1.98%) VB
13 4 (1.59%) C++
13 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.59%) XPath
14 3 (1.19%) Perl
15 2 (0.79%) COBOL
15 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 46 (18.25%) SC Cleared
3 38 (15.08%) ISEB
4 36 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.57%) Degree
6 3 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) ISO 9002
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.19%) vCloud
3 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (12.30%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.17%) Puppet
3 6 (2.38%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.98%) OpenView
4 5 (1.98%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.79%) Nessus
5 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.79%) Salt
6 1 (0.40%) Kibana
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.40%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) logstash
6 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.40%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (13.49%) HP
2 31 (12.30%) Oracle
3 19 (7.54%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.17%) IBM
5 7 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.38%) Citrix
7 4 (1.59%) VMware
7 4 (1.59%) Informatica
8 3 (1.19%) Capita
9 2 (0.79%) Google
9 2 (0.79%) Teradata
9 2 (0.79%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.79%) CA
9 2 (0.79%) Cognos
9 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
10 1 (0.40%) Murex
10 1 (0.40%) Fidessa
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