Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for The Grinder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited The Grinder over the 6 months to 19 February 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.

The Grinder - Java Load Testing Framework
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing The Grinder 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median daily rate £350 - -
England median daily rate £456 £260 £413
% change year-on-year +75.48% -36.97% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The Grinder 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 839 716 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.01% 16.26% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 417 427
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £275
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 67
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £35.29 £32.50 £32.07
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.54 £50.78
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

The Grinder
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing The Grinder as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for The Grinder in the East of England

The Grinder
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 The Grinder in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for The Grinder in the East of England

The Grinder
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 The Grinder within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Hertfordshire - 9 - -
Essex - 2 £350 - 1
The Grinder
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing The Grinder 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 The Grinder.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JMeter
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (100.00%) AppDynamics
2 9 (81.82%) New Relic
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) Dynatrace
2 9 (81.82%) Grafana
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (81.82%) DbVisualizer
2 9 (81.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Statistics
2 9 (81.82%) AWK
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) DB2
2 9 (81.82%) AIX
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) Games
4 4 (36.36%) Magento
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
4 4 (36.36%) hybris

The Grinder
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 9 (81.82%) JBoss
1 9 (81.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Solr
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) DB2
1 9 (81.82%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JMeter
2 9 (81.82%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Firebug
4 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Robot Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) AIX
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Statistics
3 4 (36.36%) DNA
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) AWK
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) AppDynamics
2 9 (81.82%) Dynatrace
2 9 (81.82%) New Relic
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) hybris
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Intershop
4 2 (18.18%) HP