Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 233 242
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 +22
Contract jobs citing JMeter 19 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 1.31% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 18
City of London median daily rate £490 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.17% -12.12% -2.94%
10th Percentile £396 £263 £332
90th Percentile £546 £458 £575
Central London median daily rate £490 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +40.00% -17.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1388 1221 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.41% 18.35% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 996 1095
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £309
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
3 12 (63.16%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
5 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
5 9 (47.37%) JIRA
6 8 (42.11%) QA
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) Appium
7 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
7 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (36.84%) JUnit
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Banking
9 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
9 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Node.js
10 4 (21.05%) User Experience
10 4 (21.05%) DevOps
10 4 (21.05%) Gatling
10 4 (21.05%) BrowserStack
10 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

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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 1 (5.26%) Anypoint
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) BrowserStack
2 3 (15.79%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) JIRA
4 8 (42.11%) Appium
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) JUnit
5 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
7 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
8 4 (21.05%) Gatling
9 3 (15.79%) JBehave
9 3 (15.79%) LoadUI
10 2 (10.53%) Calabash
10 2 (10.53%) Maven
10 2 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (10.53%) Subversion
10 2 (10.53%) TestNG
10 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Payments Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 3 (15.79%) REST
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 2 (10.53%) JDBC
4 2 (10.53%) PicoContainer
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.53%) YAML
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (5.26%) Fedora
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) DevOps
6 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Microservices
7 3 (15.79%) QA Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (10.53%) API Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Groovy
4 2 (10.53%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Clojure
5 1 (5.26%) Haskell
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 20022
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Grafana
2 1 (5.26%) Graphite
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.26%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) logstash
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
2 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
3 1 (5.26%) Dynatrace
3 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Neustar
3 1 (5.26%) New Relic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk