The table below looks at the statistics for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank - 113 103
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.07% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
254 193 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.48% 8.19% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 115 76
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £388 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 17
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -8.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the West Midlands region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (60.00%) JConsole
1 3 (60.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (60.00%) JConsole
1 3 (60.00%) VisualVM
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle