Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 114 205
Rank change year-on-year -42 +91 +21
Contract jobs citing JMeter 25 8 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.36% 2.33% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 12
10th Percentile £432 £429 £338
25th Percentile £525 £516 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £586 £675 £485
Median % change year-on-year -13.15% +39.18% +3.74%
75th Percentile £625 £688 £504
90th Percentile £680 " £558
Central London median daily rate £586 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +17.25% +21.21% -11.76%

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 745 344 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.52% 17.28% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 259 779
10th Percentile £414 £307 £363
25th Percentile £475 £408 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £675 £588 £600
90th Percentile £764 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £520 £514
% change year-on-year +10.58% +1.22% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £34.73 " £28.30
25th Percentile £37.31 " £38.88
Median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25
75th Percentile £46.31 " £57.87
90th Percentile £48.98 " £62.15
Central London median hourly rate £41.75 - £50.25

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (56.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (44.00%) API Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Selenium
5 10 (40.00%) JIRA
5 10 (40.00%) LoadRunner
6 9 (36.00%) SQL
6 9 (36.00%) Microservices
6 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
7 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Postman
8 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
9 6 (24.00%) Fintech
9 6 (24.00%) XML
9 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Erlang
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Gatling
10 5 (20.00%) Azure
10 5 (20.00%) Kafka
10 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
10 5 (20.00%) REST Assured
11 4 (16.00%) Social Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Accessibility
11 4 (16.00%) WebDriver

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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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Azure
2 3 (12.00%) Serverless
3 2 (8.00%) AWS
3 2 (8.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Step Functions
4 1 (4.00%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 10 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) Postman
4 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.00%) Gatling
6 5 (20.00%) REST Assured
7 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (8.00%) Appium
9 2 (8.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
10 1 (4.00%) NUnit
10 1 (4.00%) Protractor
10 1 (4.00%) Rational Robot
10 1 (4.00%) SilkTest
10 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (16.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Front Office
2 3 (12.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Performance Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Payments Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner Tester
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (20.00%) Kafka
3 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (12.00%) REST
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.00%) NgRx
5 1 (4.00%) React
5 1 (4.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Equities
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (56.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (44.00%) API Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Microservices
4 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Fintech
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) SDET
8 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Development
9 3 (12.00%) OO
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) OWASP
10 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Erlang
4 4 (16.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Accessibility
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Grafana
1 2 (8.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.00%) Istio
2 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) Synopsys
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Borland
4 1 (4.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Sybase