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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache JMeter
Rank 148 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% - 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% - 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
JMeter
England

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
470 230 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.32% 9.30% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 135 110
Median daily rate £430 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
3 3 (42.86%) API Design
3 3 (42.86%) Swagger
3 3 (42.86%) WireMock
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Mockito
1 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
1 3 (42.86%) Vagrant
2 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) Swagger
2 3 (42.86%) WireMock
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) API Design
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle