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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 118 115
Rank change year-on-year +28 -3  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 1.83% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £390 £388 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +68.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 202 219 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.99% 9.20% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £334 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Reading +20 3 £338 -15.62%
JMeter
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 14 (63.64%) TDD
3 14 (63.64%) BDD
4 13 (59.09%) REST
4 13 (59.09%) Splunk
4 13 (59.09%) Bitbucket
4 13 (59.09%) Gradle
4 13 (59.09%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (59.09%) eggPlant
4 13 (59.09%) Content Management
4 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 13 (59.09%) Maven
4 13 (59.09%) JSON
4 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 13 (59.09%) Groovy
4 13 (59.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (59.09%) Sitecore
4 13 (59.09%) XML
4 13 (59.09%) OOP
4 13 (59.09%) OO
4 13 (59.09%) Python
4 13 (59.09%) Ant
4 13 (59.09%) HTTP
4 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 13 (59.09%) CMS
5 12 (54.55%) HP
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript

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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 13 (59.09%) CMS
1 13 (59.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) Ant
2 13 (59.09%) Apache Ivy
2 13 (59.09%) Bitbucket
2 13 (59.09%) eggPlant
2 13 (59.09%) Gradle
2 13 (59.09%) Maven
2 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
3 9 (40.91%) Gatling
3 9 (40.91%) NeoLoad
4 6 (27.27%) LoadRunner
5 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tester
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer in Test
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) JSON
1 13 (59.09%) REST
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) React
2 9 (40.91%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) BDD
2 14 (63.64%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Content Management
3 13 (59.09%) OO
3 13 (59.09%) OOP
3 13 (59.09%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Visualisation
6 6 (27.27%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
8 4 (18.18%) High Availability
8 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Scrum
8 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Groovy
2 13 (59.09%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Ruby
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) C
7 4 (18.18%) C++
8 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Fortify
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Sitecore
1 13 (59.09%) Splunk
2 12 (54.55%) HP