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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 456 465 491
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Contract jobs citing JMeter 122 110 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.74% 1.71% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 77 39
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7026 6437 5185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 12.28% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 4091 3291
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £18.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 March 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 30 March 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 -13 111 £438 +25.00% 40
London -3 54 £475 +35.64% 21
South East -4 29 £423 +20.71% 10
Yorkshire -14 14 £325 +8.33% 4
Surrey - 14 £450 - 5
West Yorkshire -18 12 £325 +8.33% 4
City of London +14 11 £462 +32.07% 9
Leatherhead - 11 £450 - 1
Hampshire -2 10 £385 +28.33%
Wales - 9 £325 - 2
Southampton -5 8 £395 +31.66%
South Wales - 7 £325 - 2
Newport - 5 £325 - 1
North West - 4 - -
East of England +10 3 £481 +75.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £481 +75.00% 3
South West -14 3 £400 +10.34%
Cambridge +2 2 £481 +75.00% 3
Berkshire -2 2 £375 - 3
Leeds -22 2 £350 +8.52% 3
Birmingham - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £383 -
Reading +5 1 £375 - 2
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 155 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (55.13%) Java
3 114 (43.35%) Selenium
4 94 (35.74%) SQL
5 82 (31.18%) Performance Testing
6 75 (28.52%) Scrum
7 72 (27.38%) LoadRunner
8 62 (23.57%) Web Services
8 62 (23.57%) Test Automation
9 61 (23.19%) Jenkins
10 57 (21.67%) TDD
11 54 (20.53%) QA
12 53 (20.15%) Security Cleared
13 49 (18.63%) BDD
14 48 (18.25%) HTML
15 47 (17.87%) JavaScript
15 47 (17.87%) Linux
15 47 (17.87%) Load Testing
16 46 (17.49%) C#
17 45 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
18 43 (16.35%) Finance
18 43 (16.35%) Oracle
18 43 (16.35%) .NET
18 43 (16.35%) JIRA
19 41 (15.59%) SoapUI
20 39 (14.83%) Test Scripting
21 38 (14.45%) SC Cleared
21 38 (14.45%) UNIX
21 38 (14.45%) Subversion
22 37 (14.07%) SOAP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (12.93%) Apache
2 17 (6.46%) Confluence
3 15 (5.70%) JBoss
4 14 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.94%) IIS
6 10 (3.80%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.66%) Node.js
9 6 (2.28%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.28%) nginx
10 5 (1.90%) Mule
10 5 (1.90%) Drupal
10 5 (1.90%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.52%) CMS
11 4 (1.52%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.76%) WildFly
13 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.60%) MS Office
2 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) RMDS
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Firewall
2 9 (3.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (3.04%) BIG-IP
4 7 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.90%) HTTP
6 4 (1.52%) Internet
6 4 (1.52%) VPN
7 3 (1.14%) DNS
8 2 (0.76%) ATM
8 2 (0.76%) AMQP
9 1 (0.38%) Broadband
9 1 (0.38%) GSM
9 1 (0.38%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.46%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (6.08%) MySQL
4 11 (4.18%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.04%) Redis
7 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.28%) Pentaho
8 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.52%) DB2
10 4 (1.52%) OLAP
10 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.76%) VoltDB
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 114 (43.35%) Selenium
2 72 (27.38%) LoadRunner
3 61 (23.19%) Jenkins
4 43 (16.35%) JIRA
5 41 (15.59%) SoapUI
6 38 (14.45%) Subversion
7 37 (14.07%) JUnit
7 37 (14.07%) Cucumber
8 35 (13.31%) Maven
9 34 (12.93%) Git (software)
9 34 (12.93%) WebDriver
10 24 (9.13%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (7.22%) Visual Studio
12 19 (7.22%) Gradle
12 19 (7.22%) VisualVM
13 17 (6.46%) JProfiler
14 16 (6.08%) NeoLoad
15 14 (5.32%) Ant
16 13 (4.94%) TestNG
General
1 43 (16.35%) Finance
2 10 (3.80%) Retail
3 8 (3.04%) Games
4 6 (2.28%) Banking
5 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (33.46%) Tester
2 48 (18.25%) Performance Tester
3 44 (16.73%) Developer
3 44 (16.73%) Analyst
4 42 (15.97%) Test Analyst
5 27 (10.27%) Test Leader
6 18 (6.84%) Automation Tester
7 15 (5.70%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.70%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.18%) Performance Analyst
8 11 (4.18%) Performance Test Analyst
9 10 (3.80%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.42%) Software Tester
10 9 (3.42%) Test Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Applications Support Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Senior Tester
11 8 (3.04%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.04%) Applications Support
11 8 (3.04%) QA Engineer
12 6 (2.28%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (23.57%) Web Services
2 48 (18.25%) HTML
3 43 (16.35%) .NET
4 37 (14.07%) SOAP
5 30 (11.41%) HTML5
6 28 (10.65%) CSS
7 27 (10.27%) XML
7 27 (10.27%) REST
8 24 (9.13%) jQuery
9 22 (8.37%) RESTful
10 21 (7.98%) Spring
11 20 (7.60%) J2EE
12 18 (6.84%) .NET Framework
12 18 (6.84%) Hibernate
12 18 (6.84%) CSS3
13 17 (6.46%) JSON
13 17 (6.46%) ASP.NET
14 13 (4.94%) Gherkin
15 11 (4.18%) Java EE
16 10 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Open Source
2 11 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.28%) PKI
3 6 (2.28%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.28%) Smartcard
4 5 (1.90%) Online Games
4 5 (1.90%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.76%) Statistics
6 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) BBC
7 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.38%) W3C
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.87%) Linux
2 38 (14.45%) UNIX
3 34 (12.93%) Windows
4 11 (4.18%) CentOS
5 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.52%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) AIX
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (31.18%) Performance Testing
3 75 (28.52%) Scrum
4 62 (23.57%) Test Automation
5 57 (21.67%) TDD
6 49 (18.63%) BDD
7 47 (17.87%) Load Testing
8 45 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (14.83%) Test Scripting
10 25 (9.51%) Automated Testing
11 23 (8.75%) DevOps
12 22 (8.37%) Test Strategy
13 20 (7.60%) E-Commerce
14 17 (6.46%) MVC
15 16 (6.08%) Automation Testing
16 15 (5.70%) Configuration Management
17 14 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (4.94%) Performance Engineering
18 13 (4.94%) SOA
19 12 (4.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (55.13%) Java
2 94 (35.74%) SQL
3 47 (17.87%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.49%) C#
5 28 (10.65%) Ruby
6 25 (9.51%) Python
7 24 (9.13%) PHP
8 21 (7.98%) Perl
9 17 (6.46%) Bash Shell
10 16 (6.08%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.42%) VB
12 8 (3.04%) Groovy
13 4 (1.52%) VBScript
14 3 (1.14%) XPath
15 2 (0.76%) C
15 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.76%) Clojure
16 1 (0.38%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 53 (20.15%) Security Cleared
2 38 (14.45%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.32%) ISEB
4 10 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.42%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.66%) Degree
7 5 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.14%) HND
9 2 (0.76%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (20.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.04%) vCloud
2 5 (1.90%) Varnish
3 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (6.84%) Puppet
2 13 (4.94%) Vagrant
3 8 (3.04%) Ansible
3 8 (3.04%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (2.66%) logstash
4 7 (2.66%) Salt
5 6 (2.28%) Kibana
5 6 (2.28%) OpenIDM
5 6 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.90%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.76%) nmon
8 1 (0.38%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 43 (16.35%) Oracle
2 36 (13.69%) HP
3 16 (6.08%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.32%) VMware
5 11 (4.18%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.04%) F5
6 8 (3.04%) Splunk
7 6 (2.28%) Cisco
8 4 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (0.76%) Remedy
9 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.76%) Twitter
9 2 (0.76%) hybris
10 1 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.38%) DataCash
10 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.38%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.38%) Google
10 1 (0.38%) ATG
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