The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% - 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% - 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -3.33% -5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 97 68 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.18% 10.59% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 39
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Birmingham

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Reference Data

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Talend