The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 151 187
Rank change year-on-year -10 +36  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 2.35% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 18
Median daily rate £500 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £327 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 666 596 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.39% 17.62% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 497 581
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) Gatling
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) JBehave
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
5 3 (42.86%) Calabash
5 3 (42.86%) Appium
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) SDET
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Gatling
4 3 (42.86%) Appium
4 3 (42.86%) Calabash
4 3 (42.86%) JBehave
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (14.29%) Fiddler
6 1 (14.29%) Geb
6 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 1 (14.29%) LoadUI
6 1 (14.29%) Log4j
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) WebPagetest
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) ODBC
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDET
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Loose Coupling
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Clojure
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) Graphite
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) SOASTA, Inc
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