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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 488 487 499
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 164 159 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 2.10% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
8654 7568 6875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.03% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5919 4986 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 150 £413 -2.94% 53
London -24 67 £425 - 19
South East +13 33 £400 -5.88% 17
Croydon -8 18 £380 -13.14% 3
Yorkshire +4 11 £350 -22.22% 1
South West +1 10 £400 - 3
Hampshire -8 10 £400 -5.32% 2
Wales +16 9 £291 -8.98%
Cardiff +15 9 £291 -8.98%
West Yorkshire +13 9 £313 - 1
South Wales +11 9 £291 -8.98%
East of England - 9 £475 - 7
North West +2 8 £420 +14.87% 4
Surrey -2 8 £450 -10.00% 3
Leatherhead +14 7 £450 -10.00%
Leeds +6 7 £351 - 1
Gloucestershire +2 7 £425 +1.49% 1
North East -33 7 £273 -35.88% 2
City of London +32 6 £334 -16.50% 2
Winchester -4 6 £381 +16.94% 2
East Sussex +18 5 £350 - 4
Berkshire +2 5 £400 +73.91% 1
Scotland +2 5 £317 +76.00% 2
Tyne and Wear -44 5 £273 -35.88% 2
Cambridge - 5 £413 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 5 £413 - 6
Manchester -2 4 £344 - 2
West Midlands -28 4 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 4 £235 -44.70% 2
Reading - 4 £413 - 1

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 192 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (59.38%) Java
3 179 (55.94%) Selenium
4 118 (36.88%) Performance Testing
5 109 (34.06%) JIRA
6 106 (33.13%) Cucumber
7 101 (31.56%) SQL
8 98 (30.63%) JUnit
9 93 (29.06%) LoadRunner
10 82 (25.63%) SoapUI
11 79 (24.69%) Jenkins
12 78 (24.38%) Non-Functional Testing
13 75 (23.44%) Scrum
13 75 (23.44%) BDD
14 69 (21.56%) Oracle
14 69 (21.56%) Security Cleared
15 68 (21.25%) Linux
16 66 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (20.31%) Functional Testing
18 64 (20.00%) Web Services
19 63 (19.69%) Test Automation
20 60 (18.75%) QA
21 59 (18.44%) Git (software)
22 58 (18.13%) WebDriver
23 57 (17.81%) JavaScript
24 56 (17.50%) TDD
25 55 (17.19%) Spring
26 53 (16.56%) Maven
27 51 (15.94%) SC Cleared
28 50 (15.63%) ISEB

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 43 (13.44%) JBoss
2 26 (8.13%) Confluence
3 24 (7.50%) Apache
4 21 (6.56%) Tomcat
5 20 (6.25%) IIS
6 13 (4.06%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.75%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.19%) Jetty
8 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.25%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.94%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.94%) Mule
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.63%) Liferay
11 2 (0.63%) nginx
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.94%) MS Office
1 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.56%) GitHub
3 3 (0.94%) Force.com
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.38%) HTTP
2 10 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 7 (2.19%) tcpdump
4 4 (1.25%) SMTP
5 3 (0.94%) Internet
5 3 (0.94%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.94%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.63%) AMQP
6 2 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.31%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.31%) CDMA
7 1 (0.31%) GSM
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.31%) SCCP
7 1 (0.31%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.31%) snoop
7 1 (0.31%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.06%) Oracle Database
2 23 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.88%) MySQL
4 16 (5.00%) VoltDB
5 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.19%) DB2
7 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.88%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.56%) Big Data
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.94%) OrientDB
10 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.63%) GIS
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 179 (55.94%) Selenium
2 109 (34.06%) JIRA
3 106 (33.13%) Cucumber
4 98 (30.63%) JUnit
5 93 (29.06%) LoadRunner
6 82 (25.63%) SoapUI
7 79 (24.69%) Jenkins
8 59 (18.44%) Git (software)
9 58 (18.13%) WebDriver
10 53 (16.56%) Maven
11 41 (12.81%) Subversion
12 31 (9.69%) Ant
13 30 (9.38%) Gradle
13 30 (9.38%) Visual Studio
14 26 (8.13%) Zephyr
15 24 (7.50%) SpecFlow
16 23 (7.19%) Gatling
17 22 (6.88%) HP UFT
18 21 (6.56%) SonarQube
19 19 (5.94%) Hudson
General
1 47 (14.69%) Finance
2 26 (8.13%) Banking
3 16 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.69%) Retail
5 5 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Law
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Electronics
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (26.25%) Tester
2 83 (25.94%) Developer
3 76 (23.75%) Analyst
4 70 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 64 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 39 (12.19%) Automation Tester
7 25 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
7 25 (7.81%) Performance Tester
8 23 (7.19%) Developer in Test
9 18 (5.63%) Test Engineer
10 17 (5.31%) QA Engineer
11 15 (4.69%) Performance Analyst
11 15 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Test Leader
12 14 (4.38%) Performance Test Analyst
13 13 (4.06%) Senior Java Developer
14 12 (3.75%) QA Analyst
14 12 (3.75%) Test Manager
15 11 (3.44%) Test Automation Engineer
16 10 (3.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.00%) Web Services
2 55 (17.19%) Spring
3 48 (15.00%) SOAP
4 47 (14.69%) REST
4 47 (14.69%) XML
5 37 (11.56%) Hibernate
5 37 (11.56%) Java EE
6 36 (11.25%) JSON
7 33 (10.31%) .NET
8 31 (9.69%) HTML
9 30 (9.38%) RESTful
10 21 (6.56%) JMS
11 20 (6.25%) AngularJS
12 18 (5.63%) CSS
13 16 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (5.00%) Ajax
14 14 (4.38%) Apache Camel
15 13 (4.06%) Spring Boot
15 13 (4.06%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (3.13%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.88%) Performance Metrics
5 6 (1.88%) User Experience
6 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.56%) Derivative
6 5 (1.56%) Equities
6 5 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.94%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.63%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.31%) DTCC
10 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (21.25%) Linux
2 49 (15.31%) Unix
3 29 (9.06%) Windows
4 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.50%) Solaris
5 6 (1.88%) Android
6 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (36.88%) Performance Testing
3 78 (24.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 75 (23.44%) BDD
4 75 (23.44%) Scrum
5 66 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (20.31%) Functional Testing
7 63 (19.69%) Test Automation
8 56 (17.50%) TDD
9 48 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 43 (13.44%) Automation Testing
11 40 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 35 (10.94%) Automated Testing
13 32 (10.00%) SDLC
14 27 (8.44%) User Stories
15 24 (7.50%) Integration Testing
16 23 (7.19%) Load Testing
17 22 (6.88%) Test Strategy
17 22 (6.88%) Unit Testing
18 21 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (59.38%) Java
2 101 (31.56%) SQL
3 57 (17.81%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.56%) Python
5 36 (11.25%) Ruby
6 22 (6.88%) C#
6 22 (6.88%) Groovy
7 16 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.38%) Perl
9 11 (3.44%) C
10 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.81%) PHP
11 9 (2.81%) VB
12 8 (2.50%) Scala
13 7 (2.19%) C++
13 7 (2.19%) VBScript
14 6 (1.88%) VBA
15 5 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.94%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 69 (21.56%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.94%) SC Cleared
3 50 (15.63%) ISEB
4 42 (13.13%) ISTQB
5 16 (5.00%) Degree
6 8 (2.50%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.63%) CISSP
8 2 (0.63%) MCAD
8 2 (0.63%) MCSD
8 2 (0.63%) MCTS
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (18.75%) QA
2 5 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.31%) SDET
4 1 (0.31%) WAI
4 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.94%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.50%) Puppet
3 7 (2.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) Perfmon
6 2 (0.63%) Ansible
6 2 (0.63%) Graphite
7 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 69 (21.56%) Oracle
2 36 (11.25%) HP
3 20 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
4 19 (5.94%) Atlassian
5 17 (5.31%) IBM
5 17 (5.31%) VMware
6 12 (3.75%) Rally
7 10 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.19%) Dynatrace
8 7 (2.19%) ForgeRock
9 6 (1.88%) New Relic
10 5 (1.56%) AppDynamics
10 5 (1.56%) Google
11 4 (1.25%) Citrix
11 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.63%) Sybase
13 1 (0.31%) CA
13 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.31%) SAP
13 1 (0.31%) Siebel
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