Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for The Grinder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited The Grinder over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

The Grinder - Java Load Testing Framework
South West > Bristol
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +104
Contract jobs citing The Grinder 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £486 - -
South West median daily rate £486 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The Grinder 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 343 289 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.48% 17.12% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 202 130
Bristol median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £289
90th Percentile £531 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.38 £32.54 £38.38
90th Percentile £46.38 £52.20 £42.81
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.44% +0.60% +9.21%

The Grinder
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for The Grinder in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing The Grinder 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 Bristol region with a requirement for The Grinder.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Gatling
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing

The Grinder
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Gatling
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA