Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 168 201
Rank change year-on-year 0 +33 +17
Contract jobs citing JMeter 33 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.43% 3.25% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 6
East of England median daily rate £350 £338 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -14.29% +27.02%
10th Percentile £287 £225 £299
90th Percentile £530 £413 £438
England median daily rate £438 £413 £443
% change year-on-year +6.06% -6.78% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 962 677 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.14% 14.08% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 393 451
East of England median daily rate £430 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £531 £550
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.62% +4.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 65
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.63% +4.53% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.18 £32.50 £31.36
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.63 £50.74
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -18 11 £333 -16.88% 3
Hertfordshire 0 10 £475 +72.73%
Essex - 10 £320 - 3
Suffolk +14 1 £400 +100.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
3 17 (51.52%) Selenium
3 17 (51.52%) Performance Testing
4 16 (48.48%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) Linux
5 15 (45.45%) JIRA
5 15 (45.45%) SoapUI
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle
7 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) BDD
7 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
8 12 (36.36%) Web Services
8 12 (36.36%) JUnit
8 12 (36.36%) Finance
9 11 (33.33%) TDD
9 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
10 10 (30.30%) Scrum
10 10 (30.30%) Maven
10 10 (30.30%) XML
10 10 (30.30%) SOAP
10 10 (30.30%) HTML
10 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
11 9 (27.27%) J2EE
11 9 (27.27%) JSP
11 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery

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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 10 (30.30%) Tomcat
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 4 (12.12%) Confluence
5 3 (9.09%) Apache
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Relational Database
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Hazelcast
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
1 17 (51.52%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) JIRA
2 15 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 12 (36.36%) JUnit
4 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (30.30%) Maven
6 6 (18.18%) Ant
6 6 (18.18%) Gradle
6 6 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 6 (18.18%) The Grinder
7 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
8 4 (12.12%) NUnit
8 4 (12.12%) Robot Framework
8 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
8 4 (12.12%) Zephyr
9 3 (9.09%) Appium
9 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Automotive
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 10 (30.30%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 9 (27.27%) HTML5
3 9 (27.27%) J2EE
3 9 (27.27%) JSP
4 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (24.24%) CSS
4 8 (24.24%) Middleware
4 8 (24.24%) REST
5 7 (21.21%) Java EE
5 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 6 (18.18%) Ajax
6 6 (18.18%) JAXB
6 6 (18.18%) JAX-RS
6 6 (18.18%) JAX-WS
6 6 (18.18%) JPA
6 6 (18.18%) JSF
6 6 (18.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) AIX
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (51.52%) Performance Testing
4 13 (39.39%) BDD
4 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) Mentoring
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (24.24%) Coaching
9 7 (21.21%) Functional Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Kanban
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (18.18%) Load Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 6 (18.18%) OO
10 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) AWK
5 5 (15.15%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) PHP
6 3 (9.09%) Python
7 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) C
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Grafana
2 3 (9.09%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) AppDynamics
2 6 (18.18%) CA
2 6 (18.18%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (15.15%) Dynatrace
3 5 (15.15%) New Relic
4 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
5 3 (9.09%) WSO2
6 2 (6.06%) HP
6 2 (6.06%) Sybase