The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 493 512
Rank change year-on-year +36 +19  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 133 144 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.74% 1.87% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 101 56
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7651 7719 6811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.78% 15.58% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5248 5386 4548
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 119 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £45.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMeter in England

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 71 £481 +14.58% 25
South East +4 19 £393 -3.38% 5
East of England +4 13 £425 -10.52% 4
West Midlands +32 12 £375 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +20 8 £400 +14.28% 7
North West +24 7 £405 +3.18% 5
South West +9 3 £433 +19.31% 3
JMeter
UK

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 England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 157 (59.92%) Selenium
2 151 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (54.96%) Test Automation
4 132 (50.38%) Java
5 103 (39.31%) JIRA
6 97 (37.02%) Jenkins
7 94 (35.88%) Cucumber
8 86 (32.82%) Performance Testing
9 75 (28.63%) LoadRunner
10 74 (28.24%) QA
11 71 (27.10%) BDD
12 65 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (24.43%) TDD
14 61 (23.28%) SoapUI
15 60 (22.90%) Scrum
16 58 (22.14%) SQL
16 58 (22.14%) Git (software)
17 55 (20.99%) Finance
18 49 (18.70%) Test Scripting
19 48 (18.32%) Linux
20 47 (17.94%) Confluence
21 46 (17.56%) Web Services
22 44 (16.79%) ISTQB
22 44 (16.79%) WebDriver
22 44 (16.79%) Test Strategy
23 42 (16.03%) REST
23 42 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
23 42 (16.03%) HP
24 41 (15.65%) Maven
25 39 (14.89%) JavaScript

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 47 (17.94%) Confluence
2 20 (7.63%) Tomcat
3 18 (6.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (6.11%) CMS
5 14 (5.34%) Apache
5 14 (5.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (3.82%) Anypoint
7 7 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.29%) nginx
8 6 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.15%) IIS
10 3 (1.15%) JBoss
11 2 (0.76%) Documentum
11 2 (0.76%) Drupal
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.31%) GitHub
3 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.96%) PaaS
5 6 (2.29%) Datadog
6 3 (1.15%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.76%) IaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Loggly
7 2 (0.76%) SaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.45%) HTTP
2 16 (6.11%) Internet
3 7 (2.67%) LDAP
4 2 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.38%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.02%) MongoDB
2 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.11%) Redis
4 14 (5.34%) MySQL
5 9 (3.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.15%) DB2
8 3 (1.15%) Hazelcast
8 3 (1.15%) HBase
8 3 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.76%) Informix
9 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.38%) Big Data
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 157 (59.92%) Selenium
2 103 (39.31%) JIRA
3 97 (37.02%) Jenkins
4 94 (35.88%) Cucumber
5 75 (28.63%) LoadRunner
6 61 (23.28%) SoapUI
7 58 (22.14%) Git (software)
8 44 (16.79%) WebDriver
9 41 (15.65%) Maven
10 35 (13.36%) Gatling
11 34 (12.98%) Bitbucket
12 33 (12.60%) JUnit
13 29 (11.07%) Gradle
14 22 (8.40%) Ant
14 22 (8.40%) TeamCity
15 19 (7.25%) Hudson
16 17 (6.49%) LoadUI
17 15 (5.73%) HP UFT
18 14 (5.34%) Apache Ivy
18 14 (5.34%) eggPlant
General
1 55 (20.99%) Finance
2 25 (9.54%) Banking
3 14 (5.34%) Retail
4 9 (3.44%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.05%) Marketing
6 7 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.29%) Games
8 5 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.76%) German Language
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) iGaming
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (28.63%) Tester
2 54 (20.61%) Analyst
3 49 (18.70%) Test Analyst
4 33 (12.60%) Developer
5 30 (11.45%) Automation Tester
5 30 (11.45%) Performance Tester
6 27 (10.31%) Test Engineer
7 20 (7.63%) Performance Engineer
8 19 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (6.49%) Performance Analyst
9 17 (6.49%) Performance Test Analyst
10 16 (6.11%) Java Developer
11 15 (5.73%) Operations Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Java Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Platform Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) QA Engineer
13 11 (4.20%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (4.20%) Test Leader
14 10 (3.82%) Developer in Test
14 10 (3.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.56%) Web Services
2 42 (16.03%) REST
3 37 (14.12%) JSON
4 34 (12.98%) SOAP
5 33 (12.60%) XML
6 26 (9.92%) HTML
7 21 (8.02%) Spring
8 16 (6.11%) Node.js
8 16 (6.11%) Spring Boot
9 14 (5.34%) React
10 11 (4.20%) J2EE
10 11 (4.20%) RESTful
11 10 (3.82%) Gherkin
12 9 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (3.05%) CSS
14 7 (2.67%) .NET
14 7 (2.67%) Ajax
14 7 (2.67%) Express
14 7 (2.67%) ODBC
14 7 (2.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.34%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.15%) User Experience
7 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.32%) Linux
2 24 (9.16%) Windows
3 19 (7.25%) Unix
4 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.38%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (54.96%) Test Automation
3 86 (32.82%) Performance Testing
4 71 (27.10%) BDD
5 65 (24.81%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (24.43%) TDD
7 60 (22.90%) Scrum
8 49 (18.70%) Test Scripting
9 44 (16.79%) Test Strategy
10 34 (12.98%) DevOps
11 31 (11.83%) SDLC
12 29 (11.07%) User Stories
13 27 (10.31%) Scenario Testing
13 27 (10.31%) Software Testing
14 25 (9.54%) Microservices
15 24 (9.16%) API Testing
15 24 (9.16%) Non-Functional Testing
16 23 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 20 (7.63%) Configuration Management
17 20 (7.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 132 (50.38%) Java
2 58 (22.14%) SQL
3 39 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 34 (12.98%) Python
5 28 (10.69%) C#
6 26 (9.92%) Ruby
7 24 (9.16%) Groovy
8 15 (5.73%) C
9 12 (4.58%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.58%) PHP
10 8 (3.05%) Scala
11 6 (2.29%) Perl
12 5 (1.91%) C++
13 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.76%) AWK
14 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.76%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 44 (16.79%) ISTQB
2 27 (10.31%) ISEB
2 27 (10.31%) Security Cleared
3 20 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 12 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.67%) Degree
6 4 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (28.24%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (9.54%) Docker
2 5 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) KVM
3 2 (0.76%) LXC
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (8.02%) Ansible
2 17 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.11%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (4.58%) Grafana
4 12 (4.58%) Puppet
5 11 (4.20%) Graphite
5 11 (4.20%) Nagios
6 10 (3.82%) ZABBIX
7 9 (3.44%) HP Fortify
7 9 (3.44%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (2.29%) Kibana
9 4 (1.53%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.53%) logstash
9 4 (1.53%) Rancher
10 3 (1.15%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.76%) Ambari
11 2 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.76%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 42 (16.03%) HP
2 38 (14.50%) Splunk
3 20 (7.63%) AppDynamics
3 20 (7.63%) Oracle
4 17 (6.49%) New Relic
5 14 (5.34%) MuleSoft
5 14 (5.34%) Sitecore
6 12 (4.58%) Dynatrace
7 10 (3.82%) SOASTA, Inc
8 6 (2.29%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.91%) ATG
9 5 (1.91%) hybris
9 5 (1.91%) VMware
10 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.53%) Google
10 4 (1.53%) IBM
11 3 (1.15%) BMC
11 3 (1.15%) Perforce
12 2 (0.76%) Sun
12 2 (0.76%) Sybase
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