The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for JMeter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.40% 0.072%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 3.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +16.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -3.33% -5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 126 162 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.17% 10.69% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 102
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Edinburgh

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Edinburgh

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (16.67%) JPA
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA