Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 171 183
Rank change year-on-year +16 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing JMeter 33 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.75% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.19% 3.42% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 8
East of England median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -6.49%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £393
90th Percentile £625 £438 £475
England median daily rate £425 £403 £420
% change year-on-year +5.59% -4.17% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 788 790 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.97% 17.87% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 499 417
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £506
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 52 36
East of England median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.32% -8.89% +16.88%
10th Percentile £24.59 £35.00 £31.13
90th Percentile £51.90 £53.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.03%

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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 17 June 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 17 June 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 16 £500 +53.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £500 +17.65% 3
Hertfordshire 0 8 £500 +40.35%
Suffolk -6 1 £375 +87.50%
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England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Performance Testing
3 22 (66.67%) Selenium
4 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
5 20 (60.61%) Java
5 20 (60.61%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) Oracle
7 14 (42.42%) Scrum
7 14 (42.42%) SoapUI
8 13 (39.39%) BDD
8 13 (39.39%) Linux
9 12 (36.36%) LoadRunner
9 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 11 (33.33%) TDD
10 11 (33.33%) QA
11 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
11 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (27.27%) User Stories
12 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
12 9 (27.27%) XML
12 9 (27.27%) Kanban
12 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
12 9 (27.27%) JIRA
13 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
13 8 (24.24%) SOAP
13 8 (24.24%) .NET
13 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
13 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
14 7 (21.21%) Ansible

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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 7 (21.21%) JBoss
2 6 (18.18%) Confluence
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 3 (9.09%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (12.12%) Impala
2 4 (12.12%) Pentaho
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) SoapUI
3 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (36.36%) LoadRunner
4 9 (27.27%) JIRA
5 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
6 7 (21.21%) The Grinder
7 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.18%) Zephyr
8 4 (12.12%) Firebug
8 4 (12.12%) Subversion
9 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
9 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
9 3 (9.09%) JUnit
9 3 (9.09%) Maven
9 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (6.06%) Artifactory
10 2 (6.06%) Hudson
10 2 (6.06%) QF-Test
10 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 8 (24.24%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) XML Messaging
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) Java SE
6 2 (6.06%) JMS
6 2 (6.06%) JSON
6 2 (6.06%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) Spring Batch
6 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) AIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Unix
5 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Performance Testing
3 21 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) BDD
6 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
7 10 (30.30%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Kanban
8 9 (27.27%) User Stories
9 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) AWK
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) C
5 3 (9.09%) Java 8
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) OCP
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 5 (15.15%) HP ALM
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Grafana
4 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) AppDynamics
4 4 (12.12%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (12.12%) Dynatrace
4 4 (12.12%) hybris
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Intershop
4 4 (12.12%) New Relic
5 3 (9.09%) WSO2
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft