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 22 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 82
Contract jobs citing JMeter 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.93% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £317 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 166 214 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.82% 15.75% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 104 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Test Automation
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%) 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%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
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%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development

JMeter
Co-occurring 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%) Greenfield Project
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
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
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%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
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