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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 113 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.048% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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
183 133 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.54% 6.38% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 84 97
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £34.09 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Birmingham - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
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JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) WatiN
5 1 (11.11%) JBehave

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) WatiN
3 1 (11.11%) JBehave
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) JConsole
3 1 (11.11%) VisualVM
3 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) J2EE
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
2 6 (66.67%) Low Latency
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) HP