Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 132 176
Rank change year-on-year -14 +44 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 19 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.53% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.31% 4.95% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +12.50% +32.23%
10th Percentile £269 £331 £348
90th Percentile £503 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £375 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 574 404 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.36% 10.71% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 252 274
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £281 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £443 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +7.27% +3.13% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £58.50 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.00% -66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £45.15 £15.00 £38.50
90th Percentile £71.05 £55.60 £47.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.50%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 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 20 July 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 -4 10 £375 +11.11% 1
Newbury - 5 £281 -
Bracknell -8 3 £425 -5.56%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
JMeter
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
3 12 (63.16%) Java
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
5 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
6 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (36.84%) Open Source
7 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
8 6 (31.58%) C#
8 6 (31.58%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) JIRA
8 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (31.58%) AppDynamics
8 6 (31.58%) Dynatrace
9 5 (26.32%) GitHub
9 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 5 (26.32%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) BDD
9 5 (26.32%) Maven
9 5 (26.32%) Ajax
9 5 (26.32%) HTML
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) HTTP

JMeter
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 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) GitHub
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (10.53%) BrowserStack
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
3 2 (10.53%) Serverless
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.26%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
1 10 (52.63%) SoapUI
2 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
4 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) Maven
5 4 (21.05%) Protractor
6 3 (15.79%) Bitbucket
6 3 (15.79%) Hudson
6 3 (15.79%) RSpec
6 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (10.53%) Appium
7 2 (10.53%) JBehave
7 2 (10.53%) JUnit
7 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 2 (10.53%) TestRail
8 1 (5.26%) Gradle
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Ajax
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.53%) WireMock
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) Open Source
6 6 (31.58%) TDD
7 5 (26.32%) BDD
8 4 (21.05%) Kanban
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) Microservices
9 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) SDET
10 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) AppDynamics
1 6 (31.58%) Dynatrace
2 5 (26.32%) SOASTA, Inc
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.26%) MapR
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft