Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 84 151
Rank change year-on-year -14 +67 +2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 43 11 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.67% 0.84% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.17% 4.06% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 14
10th Percentile £383 £377 £274
25th Percentile £413 £411 £324
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £432 £441 £390
Median % change year-on-year -2.04% +13.00% -8.18%
75th Percentile £495 £488 £478
90th Percentile £634 £501 £505
England median daily rate £478 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +9.27% +2.82% -5.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 526 271 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.44% 20.81% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 158 398
10th Percentile £325 £304 £313
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £575 £511 £523
90th Percentile £625 £588 £578
England median daily rate £530 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +10.42% +1.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 20
10th Percentile £26.99 £36.10 £10.75
25th Percentile £45.50 " £20.38
Median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.56% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £56.00 £51.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £58.39 £54.55 £48.83
England median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.22% - +4.05%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
Essex +7 37 £430 -2.49% 2
Hertfordshire -24 3 £375 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £550 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) Spring
2 24 (55.81%) Spring Boot
2 24 (55.81%) Scenario Testing
3 23 (53.49%) JIRA
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (48.84%) Confluence
5 19 (44.19%) XML
5 19 (44.19%) Oracle
6 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
6 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (39.53%) Collaborative Working
7 17 (39.53%) RESTful
8 16 (37.21%) Performance Testing
9 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
9 15 (34.88%) SQL
9 15 (34.88%) Spring WebFlux
10 14 (32.56%) Critical Thinking
10 14 (32.56%) HTML
10 14 (32.56%) CSS
10 14 (32.56%) HTML5
10 14 (32.56%) DevOps
11 13 (30.23%) Public Sector
12 12 (27.91%) Social Skills
12 12 (27.91%) FMEA
12 12 (27.91%) Thymeleaf
12 12 (27.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
12 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (48.84%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) IBM Domino
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) AWS
2 4 (9.30%) Azure
3 3 (6.98%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (4.65%) Akamai
4 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.65%) Attraqt
4 2 (4.65%) CloudTest
4 2 (4.65%) SpeedCurve
5 1 (2.33%) GitHub
5 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) JIRA
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.63%) Checkstyle
5 5 (11.63%) IntelliJ
5 5 (11.63%) JProfiler
5 5 (11.63%) SonarQube
6 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
7 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.65%) git-flow
8 2 (4.65%) JUnit
8 2 (4.65%) NeoLoad
8 2 (4.65%) Postman
8 2 (4.65%) REST Assured
8 2 (4.65%) WebPageTest
9 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (2.33%) Hudson
9 1 (2.33%) Serenity BDD
General
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (30.23%) Public Sector
3 12 (27.91%) Social Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
1 25 (58.14%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.30%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) OAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.65%) React Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Spring
1 24 (55.81%) Spring Boot
2 19 (44.19%) XML
3 17 (39.53%) RESTful
4 15 (34.88%) Spring WebFlux
5 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 14 (32.56%) HTML
5 14 (32.56%) HTML5
6 12 (27.91%) Middleware
6 12 (27.91%) SAX
6 12 (27.91%) SOAP
6 12 (27.91%) Thymeleaf
6 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (23.26%) JMS
8 6 (13.95%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (11.63%) XSD
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
11 2 (4.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) FMCG
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Scenario Testing
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
4 17 (39.53%) Collaborative Working
5 16 (37.21%) Performance Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Critical Thinking
6 14 (32.56%) DevOps
7 12 (27.91%) Business Continuity
7 12 (27.91%) FMEA
7 12 (27.91%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (27.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
10 9 (20.93%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (20.93%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (20.93%) Smoke Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Load Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Scrum
12 7 (16.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Java 11
3 5 (11.63%) Java 8
4 2 (4.65%) AWK
4 2 (4.65%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) ES6
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
1 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Data Guard
2 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Grafana
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.65%) Coveo
3 2 (4.65%) Dynatrace
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) hybris
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.65%) New Relic
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.65%) Xerox
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian