Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 165 204
Rank change year-on-year -14 +39 +8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 32 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 3.51% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 6
East of England median daily rate £370 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.52% -1.59% +29.10%
10th Percentile £283 £248 £299
90th Percentile £488 £475 £438
England median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 942 656 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.58% 13.65% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 397 486
East of England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £527 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 51
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.13% +3.90% +1.92%
10th Percentile £35.40 £31.09 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.63 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.12% +3.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor 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 22 October 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -16 12 £370 -7.50% 2
Essex - 10 £320 - 1
Hertfordshire -12 8 £488 +50.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) JIRA
3 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
4 16 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 15 (46.88%) Selenium
5 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
5 15 (46.88%) Java
6 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
7 13 (40.63%) SQL
7 13 (40.63%) JUnit
8 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 12 (37.50%) Scrum
8 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
8 12 (37.50%) BDD
8 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 11 (34.38%) Finance
9 11 (34.38%) Oracle
10 10 (31.25%) TDD
11 9 (28.13%) PHP
11 9 (28.13%) SOAP
11 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
11 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
11 9 (28.13%) Maven
11 9 (28.13%) REST
11 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Confluence
12 8 (25.00%) TeamCity
12 8 (25.00%) Web Services

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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 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) Confluence
3 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) BrowserStack
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) JIRA
2 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
3 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
3 13 (40.63%) JUnit
4 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (28.13%) Maven
6 8 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
8 5 (15.63%) Ant
8 5 (15.63%) Appium
8 5 (15.63%) Gradle
8 5 (15.63%) The Grinder
9 4 (12.50%) NUnit
9 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
10 3 (9.38%) JBehave
10 3 (9.38%) Robot Framework
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Automotive
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) REST
1 9 (28.13%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) XML
4 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) JSP
4 6 (18.75%) Middleware
4 6 (18.75%) RESTful
5 5 (15.63%) Ajax
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) Java EE
5 5 (15.63%) JAXB
5 5 (15.63%) JAX-RS
5 5 (15.63%) JAX-WS
5 5 (15.63%) JPA
5 5 (15.63%) JSF
5 5 (15.63%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 16 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 6 (18.75%) SDET
8 6 (18.75%) User Stories
9 5 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Kanban
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 6 (18.75%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) AWK
6 5 (15.63%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Grafana
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) AppDynamics
2 5 (15.63%) CA
2 5 (15.63%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (15.63%) Dynatrace
2 5 (15.63%) New Relic
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) WSO2
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase