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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 145 144
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 +87
Contract jobs citing JMeter 30 5 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 0.97% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 12
10th Percentile £391 £373 £351
25th Percentile £504 £388 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £427 £426
Median % change year-on-year +40.52% +0.23% -14.80%
75th Percentile £625 £488 £488
90th Percentile £706 £516 £499
Central London median daily rate £600 £535 £425
% change year-on-year +12.15% +25.88% -14.57%

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 873 514 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.05% 18.08% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 347 426
10th Percentile £425 £360 £376
25th Percentile £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £538 £523
Median % change year-on-year +9.30% +2.87% -0.48%
75th Percentile £713 £638 £600
90th Percentile £793 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £580 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +10.48% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
10th Percentile - - £39.95
25th Percentile £66.25 £28.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate £72.50 £29.00 £48.50
Median % change year-on-year +150.00% -40.21% +23.57%
75th Percentile £78.75 £29.50 £55.25
90th Percentile - - £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £72.50 £29.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -40.21% +23.57%

JMeter
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

JMeter
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

JMeter
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 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 24 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 16 (53.33%) Selenium
4 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 14 (46.67%) REST
5 14 (46.67%) Docker
5 14 (46.67%) API Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Fintech
7 12 (40.00%) QA
7 12 (40.00%) XML
8 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
9 9 (30.00%) JIRA
10 8 (26.67%) LoadRunner
10 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
11 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
12 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 6 (20.00%) Confluence
12 6 (20.00%) CI/CD
13 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
13 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.67%) AWS
13 5 (16.67%) DevOps
13 5 (16.67%) Agile
14 4 (13.33%) Finance
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
14 4 (13.33%) JUnit
14 4 (13.33%) Oracle
14 4 (13.33%) Microservices
14 4 (13.33%) SoapUI

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 6 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) AWS
2 3 (10.00%) Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Tricentis Tosca
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Selenium
2 15 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) JIRA
4 8 (26.67%) LoadRunner
5 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (13.33%) JUnit
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) REST Assured
8 3 (10.00%) SonarQube
9 2 (6.67%) Checkstyle
9 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
9 2 (6.67%) GitLab
9 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
9 2 (6.67%) NeoLoad
9 2 (6.67%) Rational Robot
9 2 (6.67%) SilkTest
10 1 (3.33%) Ant
10 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Payments Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Backend Developer
5 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) REST
2 12 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.33%) Educational Technology
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) API Testing
2 13 (43.33%) Fintech
3 11 (36.67%) Performance Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 7 (23.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (20.00%) CI/CD
6 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) Agile
7 5 (16.67%) DevOps
8 4 (13.33%) Microservices
9 3 (10.00%) AOP
9 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.00%) OWASP
10 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (6.67%) Critical Thinking
10 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 2 (6.67%) OO
10 2 (6.67%) OOP
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) Java
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Erlang
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Grafana
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Borland
2 2 (6.67%) CA
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Synopsys