Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 182 177
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 +23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 54 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 2.88% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 18
East of England median daily rate £450 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.45% -1.59%
10th Percentile £343 £310 £248
90th Percentile £560 £463 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 954 904 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.95% 18.49% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 548 425
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £263
90th Percentile £596 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 28
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.59% +4.97%
10th Percentile £26.17 £35.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £55.03 £63.75 £52.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +13 30 £500 +56.25%
Hertfordshire +3 14 £450 -5.26% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £500 +17.65% 2
Suffolk - 2 £375 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (64.81%) Selenium
1 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 26 (48.15%) Performance Testing
3 25 (46.30%) SQL
4 24 (44.44%) Scrum
5 23 (42.59%) Java
5 23 (42.59%) SoapUI
6 21 (38.89%) LoadRunner
6 21 (38.89%) JIRA
7 19 (35.19%) Oracle
8 18 (33.33%) TDD
8 18 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 17 (31.48%) BDD
9 17 (31.48%) SOAP
10 16 (29.63%) XML
11 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
11 15 (27.78%) User Stories
11 15 (27.78%) Kanban
11 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
12 14 (25.93%) Confluence
13 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
13 13 (24.07%) QA
13 13 (24.07%) ISEB
14 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
15 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
15 11 (20.37%) Functional Testing
15 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (20.37%) Linux
15 11 (20.37%) Regression 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 14 (25.93%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Pentaho
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) Impala
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) Selenium
2 23 (42.59%) SoapUI
3 21 (38.89%) JIRA
3 21 (38.89%) LoadRunner
4 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (12.96%) Subversion
7 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 6 (11.11%) JUnit
7 6 (11.11%) Zephyr
8 5 (9.26%) Bitbucket
8 5 (9.26%) Maven
8 5 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (7.41%) Toad
9 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
10 3 (5.56%) Fiddler
10 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Back Office
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Tester
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Web Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) SOAP
2 16 (29.63%) XML
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 8 (14.81%) REST
5 7 (12.96%) .NET
5 7 (12.96%) JSON
5 7 (12.96%) Spring
6 6 (11.11%) Middleware
7 4 (7.41%) JMS
7 4 (7.41%) Spring Batch
7 4 (7.41%) Spring Boot
7 4 (7.41%) XSLT
8 3 (5.56%) HTML
8 3 (5.56%) J2EE
8 3 (5.56%) WSDL
8 3 (5.56%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.70%) CSS
9 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.70%) Java SE
9 2 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (64.81%) Test Automation
2 26 (48.15%) Performance Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) TDD
4 18 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 17 (31.48%) BDD
6 15 (27.78%) Kanban
6 15 (27.78%) User Stories
7 12 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.37%) Functional Testing
8 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
8 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
9 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
9 10 (18.52%) SOA
9 10 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Coaching
10 9 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) Java 8
6 4 (7.41%) C
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 13 (24.07%) ISEB
3 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) OCP
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
2 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Ansible
2 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.56%) HP ALM
3 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) HP
2 6 (11.11%) WSO2
3 4 (7.41%) webMethods
4 3 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) New Relic
5 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.85%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.85%) Sybase