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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 471 480 520
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +40
Contract jobs citing JMeter 125 115 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.072%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 1.71% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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 -29 97 £400 +14.28% 42
London +13 58 £413 +17.85% 21
Wales +11 24 £339 +0.37% 2
South Wales +13 22 £338 - 2
Newport +1 20 £338 - 2
South East -1 16 £320 +6.66% 11
City of London +5 14 £380 +8.57% 7
Yorkshire -21 10 £330 +20.00%
West Yorkshire -17 9 £330 +20.00%
Croydon - 9 £431 -
Bradford -9 8 £325 +18.18%
Surrey +15 5 £550 +50.27% 5
East of England +4 5 £481 +61.76% 3
Hampshire +3 5 - - 4
North West - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £300 - 1
Scotland - 4 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £320 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £481 +75.00% 3
Milton Keynes +2 3 £320 - 1
Manchester - 3 - - 1
Cambridge +2 2 £481 +48.07% 3
Berkshire +1 2 £230 +113.95%
South West -1 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Leatherhead - 2 £550 -
Coventry +1 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 157 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (54.96%) Java
3 130 (53.72%) Selenium
4 92 (38.02%) Scrum
5 73 (30.17%) BDD
6 69 (28.51%) TDD
7 68 (28.10%) Performance Testing
8 63 (26.03%) Jenkins
9 62 (25.62%) SQL
10 61 (25.21%) Security Cleared
11 58 (23.97%) Test Automation
11 58 (23.97%) LoadRunner
12 55 (22.73%) Web Services
13 54 (22.31%) .NET
14 50 (20.66%) JavaScript
14 50 (20.66%) JIRA
14 50 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (20.25%) Load Testing
16 47 (19.42%) JUnit
17 44 (18.18%) QA
18 43 (17.77%) HTML
19 42 (17.36%) Linux
19 42 (17.36%) SC Cleared
20 41 (16.94%) Maven
21 40 (16.53%) Test Scripting
21 40 (16.53%) WebDriver
22 39 (16.12%) Cucumber
23 38 (15.70%) Oracle
24 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
24 37 (15.29%) C#

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 35 (14.46%) Apache
2 24 (9.92%) Confluence
3 19 (7.85%) Node.js
4 14 (5.79%) IIS
5 13 (5.37%) Alfresco
5 13 (5.37%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.55%) WildFly
6 11 (4.55%) nginx
6 11 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.55%) JBoss
7 10 (4.13%) Mule ESB
8 9 (3.72%) Drupal
8 9 (3.72%) Mule
8 9 (3.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (3.72%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.48%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.07%) Jetty
12 4 (1.65%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) RMDS
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.07%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) HTTP
2 10 (4.13%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (3.72%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.31%) Firewall
4 8 (3.31%) BIG-IP
5 6 (2.48%) Internet
6 5 (2.07%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (2.07%) VPN
7 3 (1.24%) DMZ
7 3 (1.24%) DNS
8 2 (0.83%) AMQP
8 2 (0.83%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.41%) SAN
9 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.41%) ATM
9 1 (0.41%) Broadband
9 1 (0.41%) GSM
9 1 (0.41%) PSTN
9 1 (0.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.50%) MySQL
3 16 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.79%) Redis
6 9 (3.72%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.65%) DB2
9 4 (1.65%) OLAP
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.65%) Riak
9 4 (1.65%) Infinispan
10 2 (0.83%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.83%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 130 (53.72%) Selenium
2 63 (26.03%) Jenkins
3 58 (23.97%) LoadRunner
4 50 (20.66%) JIRA
5 47 (19.42%) JUnit
6 41 (16.94%) Maven
7 40 (16.53%) WebDriver
8 39 (16.12%) Cucumber
9 36 (14.88%) SoapUI
10 27 (11.16%) Git (software)
11 24 (9.92%) Subversion
12 21 (8.68%) Gradle
13 20 (8.26%) Artifactory
14 19 (7.85%) QuickTest Pro
15 17 (7.02%) TestNG
16 16 (6.61%) Visual Studio
17 15 (6.20%) SonarQube
17 15 (6.20%) NeoLoad
17 15 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (5.79%) Gerrit
General
1 37 (15.29%) Finance
2 13 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.96%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Games
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 75 (30.99%) Tester
2 44 (18.18%) Developer
3 35 (14.46%) Analyst
4 34 (14.05%) Performance Tester
5 33 (13.64%) Test Analyst
6 25 (10.33%) Test Leader
7 16 (6.61%) Automation Tester
8 13 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Drupal Developer
10 9 (3.72%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.31%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (3.31%) Performance Analyst
11 8 (3.31%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Performance Test Analyst
12 7 (2.89%) Senior Tester
12 7 (2.89%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.73%) Web Services
2 54 (22.31%) .NET
3 43 (17.77%) HTML
4 36 (14.88%) CSS
5 35 (14.46%) SOAP
6 33 (13.64%) XML
7 26 (10.74%) HTML5
8 24 (9.92%) jQuery
9 23 (9.50%) CSS3
10 22 (9.09%) REST
11 17 (7.02%) AngularJS
11 17 (7.02%) RESTful
12 16 (6.61%) JSON
12 16 (6.61%) Gherkin
13 15 (6.20%) J2EE
14 14 (5.79%) LAMP
14 14 (5.79%) Hibernate
15 13 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.37%) Spring
15 13 (5.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.07%) User Experience
3 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.65%) W3C
5 3 (1.24%) Online Games
5 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) IPTV
6 2 (0.83%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.41%) DTV
7 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.36%) Linux
2 26 (10.74%) Windows
3 23 (9.50%) UNIX
4 18 (7.44%) CentOS
5 8 (3.31%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.65%) Android
6 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (64.88%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.02%) Scrum
3 73 (30.17%) BDD
4 69 (28.51%) TDD
5 68 (28.10%) Performance Testing
6 58 (23.97%) Test Automation
7 50 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (20.25%) Load Testing
9 40 (16.53%) Test Scripting
10 26 (10.74%) DevOps
10 26 (10.74%) Regression Testing
11 24 (9.92%) Unit Testing
12 23 (9.50%) Open Source
13 19 (7.85%) Automated Testing
14 18 (7.44%) Test Strategy
15 17 (7.02%) Configuration Management
16 15 (6.20%) SOA
17 14 (5.79%) E-Commerce
17 14 (5.79%) Software Testing
17 14 (5.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (54.96%) Java
2 62 (25.62%) SQL
3 50 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.29%) C#
5 25 (10.33%) PHP
6 23 (9.50%) Ruby
7 18 (7.44%) Python
8 16 (6.61%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.55%) Perl
10 7 (2.89%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.65%) VB
12 2 (0.83%) VBA
12 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.83%) VBScript
12 2 (0.83%) XPath
12 2 (0.83%) Groovy
12 2 (0.83%) Scala
13 1 (0.41%) ClojureScript
13 1 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (25.21%) Security Cleared
2 42 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.16%) ISEB
4 11 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.31%) Degree
6 6 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.24%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (18.18%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) WAI
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.37%) Varnish
2 11 (4.55%) vCloud
3 6 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.07%) Squid
4 5 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.65%) Docker
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 27 (11.16%) Puppet
2 20 (8.26%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (6.61%) Vagrant
3 16 (6.61%) Ansible
4 15 (6.20%) Salt
4 15 (6.20%) Rundeck
5 10 (4.13%) logstash
5 10 (4.13%) Kibana
6 8 (3.31%) ZABBIX
6 8 (3.31%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (2.89%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.83%) yum
9 2 (0.83%) nmon
9 2 (0.83%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.41%) Graphite
10 1 (0.41%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.41%) SCOM
10 1 (0.41%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 38 (15.70%) Oracle
2 32 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 31 (12.81%) HP
4 19 (7.85%) Red Hat
5 16 (6.61%) VMware
6 9 (3.72%) Splunk
7 8 (3.31%) F5
8 5 (2.07%) Pega
9 4 (1.65%) IBM
9 4 (1.65%) Twitter
10 3 (1.24%) Google
10 3 (1.24%) Cisco
11 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.83%) Remedy
11 2 (0.83%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.41%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.41%) New Relic
12 1 (0.41%) DataCash
12 1 (0.41%) SOASTA, Inc
12 1 (0.41%) hybris
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