Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 July 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 263 239
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 +13
Contract jobs citing JMeter 30 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.35% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.68% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 10
Central London median daily rate £495 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% -12.82% +25.81%
10th Percentile £366 £340 £330
90th Percentile £585 £575 £580
London median daily rate £439 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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 Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,665 2,086 1,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.34% 22.41% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 1,670 1,152
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +3.89%
10th Percentile £381 £363 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Central London median hourly rate £56.00 £35.00 £27.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +28.48% -38.09%
10th Percentile £20.25 £28.60 £23.80
90th Percentile £83.75 £69.31 £29.59
London median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% -13.79%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Central London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Central London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Central London

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Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
City of London +9 18 £506 +18.42% 6
West End of London - 5 £388 -
JMeter
London

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 Central London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 23 (76.67%) Test Automation
3 20 (66.67%) Selenium
4 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
5 11 (36.67%) SDET
6 10 (33.33%) BDD
6 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 10 (33.33%) Python
7 9 (30.00%) RESTful
8 8 (26.67%) JIRA
8 8 (26.67%) QA
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (26.67%) Docker
8 8 (26.67%) DevOps
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
10 6 (20.00%) Confluence
10 6 (20.00%) Microservices
10 6 (20.00%) Gatling
11 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
11 5 (16.67%) Stress Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) nginx
3 3 (10.00%) Jetty
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.00%) BrowserStack
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.67%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.00%) Blockchain
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 6 (20.00%) Gatling
5 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 4 (13.33%) Maven
7 4 (13.33%) TestRail
8 3 (10.00%) Gradle
8 3 (10.00%) Mockito
8 3 (10.00%) NeoLoad
8 3 (10.00%) Sikuli
9 2 (6.67%) Introscope
9 2 (6.67%) WinRunner
9 2 (6.67%) Zephyr
10 1 (3.33%) Appium
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Developer in Test
2 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) QA Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) RESTful
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
3 4 (13.33%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) Spring Boot
4 3 (10.00%) Dropwizard
4 3 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) D3.js
6 1 (3.33%) hapi
6 1 (3.33%) Mustache
6 1 (3.33%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.33%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Test Automation
2 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
2 11 (36.67%) SDET
3 10 (33.33%) BDD
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Microservices
7 5 (16.67%) Stress Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) Data Management
8 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Test Management
8 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CSQA
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
2 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Packer
2 2 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (3.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle