Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 168 165
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 +38
Contract jobs citing JMeter 55 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.45% 3.43% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 14
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £225
90th Percentile £525 £530 £413
England median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.33% - -

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 1,010 961 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.56% 18.97% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 583 389
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £305 £307 £263
90th Percentile £597 £575 £530
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 41
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.38% +2.81%
10th Percentile £33.32 £36.18 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.75 £63.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +9 33 £425 +32.81% 6
Hertfordshire -6 11 £365 -23.16% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 8 £300 -9.77% 1
Suffolk -5 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire +8 1 - - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 40 (72.73%) Selenium
1 40 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (54.55%) SQL
4 28 (50.91%) Scrum
4 28 (50.91%) JIRA
4 28 (50.91%) Performance Testing
5 27 (49.09%) Test Scripting
5 27 (49.09%) LoadRunner
5 27 (49.09%) SoapUI
6 24 (43.64%) Oracle
7 23 (41.82%) TDD
7 23 (41.82%) ISTQB
8 22 (40.00%) ISEB
9 21 (38.18%) QA
10 20 (36.36%) Confluence
11 19 (34.55%) User Stories
11 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
12 18 (32.73%) Java
12 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
12 18 (32.73%) BDD
13 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
13 17 (30.91%) Kanban
14 16 (29.09%) XML
14 16 (29.09%) Functional Testing
14 16 (29.09%) Acceptance Criteria
15 15 (27.27%) Pentaho
15 15 (27.27%) ETL
15 15 (27.27%) Data Integration
15 15 (27.27%) Integration Testing

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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 20 (36.36%) Confluence
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (3.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) Pentaho
2 10 (18.18%) Impala
3 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.64%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 40 (72.73%) Selenium
2 28 (50.91%) JIRA
3 27 (49.09%) LoadRunner
3 27 (49.09%) SoapUI
4 13 (23.64%) Cucumber
5 10 (18.18%) Bitbucket
5 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.91%) HP UFT
6 6 (10.91%) JUnit
7 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
8 4 (7.27%) Maven
8 4 (7.27%) Subversion
8 4 (7.27%) Toad
8 4 (7.27%) Zephyr
9 3 (5.45%) Fiddler
9 3 (5.45%) NeoLoad
10 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.64%) NUnit
10 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Tester
2 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Performance Tester
3 8 (14.55%) QA Tester
4 7 (12.73%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Web Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Java Automation Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) XML
2 12 (21.82%) SOAP
3 9 (16.36%) REST
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
5 7 (12.73%) JSON
6 5 (9.09%) Spring
7 4 (7.27%) .NET
7 4 (7.27%) JMS
7 4 (7.27%) Middleware
7 4 (7.27%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.45%) HTML
8 3 (5.45%) WSDL
9 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.64%) CSS
9 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.64%) Sass
9 2 (3.64%) Spring Batch
9 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.64%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (50.91%) Performance Testing
3 28 (50.91%) Scrum
4 27 (49.09%) Test Scripting
5 23 (41.82%) TDD
6 19 (34.55%) Regression Testing
6 19 (34.55%) User Stories
7 18 (32.73%) BDD
7 18 (32.73%) Software Testing
8 17 (30.91%) Kanban
8 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
9 16 (29.09%) Acceptance Criteria
9 16 (29.09%) Functional Testing
10 15 (27.27%) Data Integration
10 15 (27.27%) ETL
10 15 (27.27%) Integration Testing
11 14 (25.45%) Coaching
11 14 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (23.64%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.27%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) C
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) VB
6 2 (3.64%) Java 8
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) ISTQB
2 22 (40.00%) ISEB
3 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.18%) QA
2 13 (23.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 3 (5.45%) Kibana
3 2 (3.64%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.64%) logstash
4 1 (1.82%) Mesos
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) webMethods
2 4 (7.27%) WSO2
3 3 (5.45%) Dynatrace
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.64%) New Relic
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.82%) Sybase
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin