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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 457 483 510
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +27
Contract jobs citing JMeter 201 179 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 2.20% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 123 90
Median daily rate £400 £418 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +15.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
8958 8142 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.23% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5367 4846
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 192 116
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +57 195 £400 -8.57% 34
London -2 90 £425 -5.55% 14
South East +26 29 £410 -4.65% 6
East of England +17 18 £350 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -3 16 £356 +1.78% 2
North East -10 16 £320 -24.70% 1
Tyne and Wear -13 16 £320 -24.70% 1
Hampshire +25 15 £425 -1.73% 1
Leeds +10 15 £313 -10.39% 1
West Yorkshire -4 15 £313 -10.71% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 15 £341 -19.70% 1
Croydon -12 14 £380 -15.55%
North West +22 13 £375 +7.14% 3
South West +12 13 £413 -5.71% 2
Gloucestershire +8 13 £413 -5.71%
Manchester +8 12 £344 - 1
Cambridgeshire +25 10 £400 +1.58% 3
City of London +11 10 £400 -13.51% 5
Cambridge +22 8 £400 +8.10%
Winchester +10 8 £425 -3.40%
East Sussex - 8 £344 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £275 - 1
Cardiff +15 5 £283 -24.66%
South Wales +14 5 £283 -24.66% 1
Wales +12 5 £283 -24.66% 1
Cheltenham - 5 £400 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £304 -
Berkshire +10 3 £413 +17.85% 3
Stockport - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £413 - 1

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 223 (61.94%) Java
2 220 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (56.94%) Selenium
4 138 (38.33%) JIRA
5 133 (36.94%) Performance Testing
6 127 (35.28%) Cucumber
7 122 (33.89%) SoapUI
8 121 (33.61%) JUnit
9 115 (31.94%) Jenkins
10 111 (30.83%) LoadRunner
11 104 (28.89%) Scrum
12 102 (28.33%) SQL
13 101 (28.06%) Git (software)
14 93 (25.83%) BDD
15 91 (25.28%) Functional Testing
16 90 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (23.89%) Non-Functional Testing
18 83 (23.06%) Test Automation
19 82 (22.78%) QA
20 76 (21.11%) Spring
20 76 (21.11%) Maven
21 74 (20.56%) Web Services
22 72 (20.00%) Linux
23 69 (19.17%) Finance
24 67 (18.61%) Automation Testing
25 65 (18.06%) WebDriver
26 64 (17.78%) Oracle
27 61 (16.94%) SOAP
28 59 (16.39%) Unix
28 59 (16.39%) Regression Testing

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 45 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 39 (10.83%) Confluence
3 36 (10.00%) JBoss
4 27 (7.50%) Apache
5 26 (7.22%) IIS
6 16 (4.44%) Apache Solr
7 14 (3.89%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.78%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.67%) Drupal
9 6 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.67%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.11%) FileNet
11 4 (1.11%) Jetty
11 4 (1.11%) nginx
12 3 (0.83%) Mule
13 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.28%) CICS
14 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.83%) MS Office
2 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.44%) GitHub
2 10 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.11%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.83%) Force.com
6 2 (0.56%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.61%) HTTP
2 10 (2.78%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.11%) Internet
4 3 (0.83%) FTP
4 3 (0.83%) PuTTY
4 3 (0.83%) SNMP
4 3 (0.83%) WinSCP
5 2 (0.56%) AMQP
5 2 (0.56%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.56%) Firewall
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.28%) CDMA
6 1 (0.28%) GSM
6 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.28%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.28%) snoop
6 1 (0.28%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.28%) VPN
6 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.89%) MySQL
2 22 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 20 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.28%) SQL Server
5 15 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.78%) VoltDB
7 9 (2.50%) DB2
8 8 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.39%) OrientDB
11 4 (1.11%) Big Data
11 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.83%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.83%) Redis
13 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.28%) MS Access
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 205 (56.94%) Selenium
2 138 (38.33%) JIRA
3 127 (35.28%) Cucumber
4 122 (33.89%) SoapUI
5 121 (33.61%) JUnit
6 115 (31.94%) Jenkins
7 111 (30.83%) LoadRunner
8 101 (28.06%) Git (software)
9 76 (21.11%) Maven
10 65 (18.06%) WebDriver
11 48 (13.33%) Subversion
12 38 (10.56%) Ant
12 38 (10.56%) Zephyr
13 34 (9.44%) Gradle
14 25 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 25 (6.94%) JBehave
15 24 (6.67%) Gatling
15 24 (6.67%) HP UFT
16 22 (6.11%) Hudson
17 21 (5.83%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (19.17%) Finance
2 25 (6.94%) Banking
3 18 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.67%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Front Office
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (35.83%) Tester
2 86 (23.89%) Developer
3 73 (20.28%) Analyst
4 72 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 60 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 56 (15.56%) Java Developer
7 41 (11.39%) Performance Tester
8 35 (9.72%) Developer in Test
9 26 (7.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 26 (7.22%) Test Engineer
10 20 (5.56%) QA Engineer
11 17 (4.72%) Test Automation Developer
12 15 (4.17%) Test Leader
12 15 (4.17%) Test Specialist
13 14 (3.89%) Selenium Tester
14 13 (3.61%) Test Automation Engineer
15 12 (3.33%) QA Analyst
16 11 (3.06%) QA Test Analyst
17 10 (2.78%) QA Test Engineer
18 9 (2.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (21.11%) Spring
2 74 (20.56%) Web Services
3 61 (16.94%) SOAP
4 58 (16.11%) REST
5 54 (15.00%) JSON
5 54 (15.00%) RESTful
6 50 (13.89%) XML
7 39 (10.83%) Hibernate
8 34 (9.44%) Java EE
9 31 (8.61%) HTML
10 23 (6.39%) .NET
11 21 (5.83%) CSS
11 21 (5.83%) JMS
12 18 (5.00%) Ajax
12 18 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (4.44%) Gherkin
14 15 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
14 15 (4.17%) Apache Camel
15 14 (3.89%) Spring Boot
16 12 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.83%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.78%) User Experience
5 6 (1.67%) Equities
5 6 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.39%) Derivative
6 5 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.83%) PKI
7 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.56%) Replication
8 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.00%) Linux
2 59 (16.39%) Unix
3 38 (10.56%) Windows
4 9 (2.50%) Android
5 8 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.22%) Solaris
6 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.56%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (36.94%) Performance Testing
3 104 (28.89%) Scrum
4 93 (25.83%) BDD
5 91 (25.28%) Functional Testing
6 90 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 86 (23.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 83 (23.06%) Test Automation
9 67 (18.61%) Automation Testing
10 59 (16.39%) Regression Testing
11 53 (14.72%) TDD
12 40 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 39 (10.83%) Automated Testing
14 37 (10.28%) User Stories
15 31 (8.61%) Open Source
16 30 (8.33%) Integration Testing
16 30 (8.33%) Unit Testing
17 29 (8.06%) DevOps
18 27 (7.50%) Manual Testing
18 27 (7.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 223 (61.94%) Java
2 102 (28.33%) SQL
3 52 (14.44%) JavaScript
4 49 (13.61%) Python
5 45 (12.50%) Ruby
6 26 (7.22%) C#
7 23 (6.39%) Groovy
8 22 (6.11%) C++
8 22 (6.11%) Perl
9 18 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.50%) PHP
12 7 (1.94%) C
12 7 (1.94%) Scala
12 7 (1.94%) VBScript
13 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.67%) VBA
14 5 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.39%) Jython
14 5 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 48 (13.33%) ISEB
3 45 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 29 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 25 (6.94%) Degree
6 13 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.56%) CISSP
9 2 (0.56%) MCAD
9 2 (0.56%) MCSD
9 2 (0.56%) MCTS
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.28%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (22.78%) QA
2 13 (3.61%) SDET
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 4 (1.11%) WAI
4 4 (1.11%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) Docker
2 6 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.78%) Puppet
3 9 (2.50%) Ansible
3 9 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.39%) Perfmon
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
7 4 (1.11%) Graphite
7 4 (1.11%) Kibana
7 4 (1.11%) logstash
8 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
9 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (17.78%) Oracle
2 48 (13.33%) HP
3 27 (7.50%) Atlassian
4 21 (5.83%) VMware
5 19 (5.28%) SOASTA, Inc
6 18 (5.00%) IBM
7 17 (4.72%) Rally
8 13 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 9 (2.50%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.50%) hybris
10 8 (2.22%) ForgeRock
11 7 (1.94%) Dynatrace
11 7 (1.94%) Google
12 5 (1.39%) New Relic
12 5 (1.39%) Splunk
13 4 (1.11%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.11%) Citrix
13 4 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.56%) Sun
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago