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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / East of England
Rank 112 118 125
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.24% 1.27% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £413 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £383 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £423 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -1.66% -5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 377 314 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.60% 12.87% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 174 177
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.50 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.68 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 15 £325 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 £363 -3.33% 1
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) JIRA
3 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
4 13 (61.90%) ISEB
4 13 (61.90%) SDLC
5 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
5 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
7 8 (38.10%) QA
7 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 6 (28.57%) Confluence
9 6 (28.57%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) Kanban
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
9 6 (28.57%) C
9 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
11 4 (19.05%) Test Management
11 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
11 4 (19.05%) Data Quality

JMeter
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) Confluence
1 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) BGP
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) IPv4
1 1 (4.76%) IPv6
1 1 (4.76%) Multicast
1 1 (4.76%) OSPF
1 1 (4.76%) SDH
1 1 (4.76%) SONET
1 1 (4.76%) VPLS
1 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) JIRA
2 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
3 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
5 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Developer in Test
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.76%) JDBC
3 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
3 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 6 (28.57%) Scrum
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) API Design
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
2 12 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Huawei
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Tellabs
3 1 (4.76%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) WSO2