Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 August 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 102 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 10 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.53% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.79% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Bristol median daily rate £363 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% - -
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 359 295 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.02% 17.17% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 169 180
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £273 £278 £299
90th Percentile £517 £490 £514
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 16
Bristol median hourly rate £41.88 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.15 £34.18 £38.50
90th Percentile £46.04 £50.25 £52.34
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +8.28%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Bristol

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Ajax
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (20.00%) Nagios
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (10.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Gatling
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) WebPagetest
6 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (10.00%) The Grinder
6 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Test Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle