Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 158 158
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +24
Contract jobs citing JMeter 23 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.53% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.75% 2.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £368 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% -12.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £190 £310 £300
90th Percentile £532 £450 £475
South East median daily rate £405 £375 £411
% change year-on-year +8.00% -8.81% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire 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 613 480 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.22% 11.65% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 279 278
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £33.50 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.10% +195.77%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Berkshire

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor 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 14 December 2018. 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
Reading -3 14 £413 +28.91% 1
Newbury - 5 £300 - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
JMeter
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 15 (65.22%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
7 8 (34.78%) QA
8 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
8 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
8 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (21.74%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) BDD
11 4 (17.39%) Kanban
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (17.39%) JUnit
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Python
12 3 (13.04%) Dell
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) .NET
12 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Spring
12 3 (13.04%) Maven
12 3 (13.04%) CMS
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS

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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 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Boomi
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) NuGet
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
3 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
4 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (17.39%) JUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
6 3 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (13.04%) Maven
6 3 (13.04%) Mocha
6 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (13.04%) Protractor
6 3 (13.04%) RSpec
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.70%) Ant
7 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.70%) Gatling
7 2 (8.70%) NUnit
7 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Test Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 4 (17.39%) QA Leader
3 4 (17.39%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) QA Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Taurus
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Performance Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Microservices
8 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.04%) SDET
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps
9 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Grafana
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
3 2 (8.70%) Dynatrace
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.35%) MapR
4 1 (4.35%) SOASTA, Inc