Period
to 8 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 6 months to 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache JMeter
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 140 165
Rank change year-on-year +54 +25 -3
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 10 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 2.69% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £450 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +13.85% +1.56%
10th Percentile £250 £303 £298
90th Percentile £480 £400 £445
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

JMeter is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 168 372 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.23% 12.44% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 234 361
Median daily rate £485 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% +21.79%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £350
90th Percentile £638 £606 £615
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -31.58% +233.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £18.25 £39.75
90th Percentile £60.81 £82.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +11.11%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 4 - - 1
Reading +37 2 £463 +26.71%
Newbury - 2 £200 -
JMeter
South East

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) QA
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Test Management
3 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (62.50%) HP ALM
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
5 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (50.00%) ISEB
5 4 (50.00%) VB
5 4 (50.00%) WebLOAD
5 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (50.00%) NeoLoad
5 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) API Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) NeoLoad
3 4 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (50.00%) WebLOAD
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Postman
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) Appium
6 1 (12.50%) Cypress.io
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Mockito
6 1 (12.50%) Protractor
6 1 (12.50%) REST Assured
6 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Puppeteer
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Swagger
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) WireMock
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) API Testing
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP ALM
2 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (12.50%) Giant Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk