Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 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.

Apache JMeter
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 549 566
Rank change year-on-year +49 +17 +40
Contract jobs citing JMeter 374 292 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 1.97% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 178 211
England median daily rate £450 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £306
90th Percentile £588 £550 £535
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,217 14,790 14,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.74% 16.77% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,127 9,941 9,852
England median daily rate £475 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £288
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 252 348
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £32.00 £24.00 £23.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £50.78
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 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
London +89 205 £488 +14.71% 28
North of England +16 56 £450 +15.38% 15
South East -22 39 £375 -12.79% 21
North West +25 31 £350 +7.69% 6
East of England -16 28 £380 +16.92% 9
Midlands +15 27 £425 +13.33% 6
South West +12 22 £375 -3.23% 4
West Midlands +21 19 £345 -6.44% 2
North East +65 16 £475 +8.57% 2
Yorkshire -26 14 £475 +9.83% 7
East Midlands -9 8 £450 +16.13% 4
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 249 (66.58%) Test Automation
2 243 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (59.09%) Selenium
4 179 (47.86%) Java
5 151 (40.37%) Jenkins
6 149 (39.84%) Performance Testing
7 147 (39.30%) BDD
8 115 (30.75%) Continuous Integration
8 115 (30.75%) Scrum
9 110 (29.41%) JIRA
10 107 (28.61%) Cucumber
11 97 (25.94%) TDD
12 88 (23.53%) SQL
12 88 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 87 (23.26%) QA
14 85 (22.73%) JavaScript
15 84 (22.46%) Non-Functional Testing
16 83 (22.19%) LoadRunner
17 72 (19.25%) JUnit
18 68 (18.18%) Linux
19 65 (17.38%) DevOps
20 63 (16.84%) REST
21 62 (16.58%) Oracle
22 61 (16.31%) C#
23 59 (15.78%) Functional Testing
24 58 (15.51%) Security Cleared
25 57 (15.24%) Web Services
25 57 (15.24%) Unix
26 56 (14.97%) SoapUI
27 53 (14.17%) WebDriver

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 49 (13.10%) Confluence
2 41 (10.96%) Apache
3 32 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.35%) IIS
5 19 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (4.81%) JBoss
7 11 (2.94%) nginx
8 10 (2.67%) Apache Solr
8 10 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (2.14%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.87%) CMS
10 7 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle Beehive
11 5 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.34%) WildFly
12 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.80%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.80%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.53%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 51 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.61%) GitHub
4 17 (4.55%) BlazeMeter
4 17 (4.55%) Slack
5 15 (4.01%) BrowserStack
6 13 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.60%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (1.07%) Datadog
8 4 (1.07%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.80%) Heroku
9 3 (0.80%) npm
9 3 (0.80%) PaaS
10 2 (0.53%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.53%) Office 365
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.61%) HTTP
2 20 (5.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.94%) Firewall
4 10 (2.67%) BIG-IP
5 9 (2.41%) SMS
6 5 (1.34%) Internet
7 4 (1.07%) FTP
7 4 (1.07%) SSL
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) DVB
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.02%) NoSQL
2 24 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.48%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.67%) DB2
7 9 (2.41%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.41%) Redis
8 8 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.87%) Big Data
9 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.60%) MySQL
11 5 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.53%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 221 (59.09%) Selenium
2 151 (40.37%) Jenkins
3 110 (29.41%) JIRA
4 107 (28.61%) Cucumber
5 88 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 83 (22.19%) LoadRunner
7 72 (19.25%) JUnit
8 56 (14.97%) SoapUI
9 53 (14.17%) WebDriver
10 51 (13.64%) Gatling
11 41 (10.96%) Protractor
12 39 (10.43%) SpecFlow
13 35 (9.36%) NUnit
14 27 (7.22%) TeamCity
15 26 (6.95%) Appium
15 26 (6.95%) HP UFT
16 24 (6.42%) The Grinder
17 23 (6.15%) Gradle
17 23 (6.15%) Maven
18 22 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 37 (9.89%) Finance
2 24 (6.42%) Banking
3 7 (1.87%) Games
3 7 (1.87%) Retail
3 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.60%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.07%) Advertising
5 4 (1.07%) Marketing
6 3 (0.80%) Electronics
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Front Office
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (26.20%) Tester
2 74 (19.79%) Analyst
3 67 (17.91%) Test Analyst
4 54 (14.44%) Test Engineer
5 52 (13.90%) Automation Tester
6 50 (13.37%) Developer
7 27 (7.22%) Performance Tester
8 26 (6.95%) Automation Test Analyst
8 26 (6.95%) Test Automation Engineer
9 19 (5.08%) QA Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Developer in Test
10 18 (4.81%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.55%) Java Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
12 16 (4.28%) Consultant
12 16 (4.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 15 (4.01%) QA Analyst
13 15 (4.01%) Test Manager
14 14 (3.74%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 13 (3.48%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (16.84%) REST
2 57 (15.24%) Web Services
3 37 (9.89%) SOAP
4 36 (9.63%) RESTful
5 31 (8.29%) RESTEasy
6 29 (7.75%) .NET
7 27 (7.22%) AngularJS
8 26 (6.95%) Spring
9 25 (6.68%) HTML
10 22 (5.88%) JSON
10 22 (5.88%) Node.js
11 20 (5.35%) Gherkin
12 19 (5.08%) XML
13 17 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
14 15 (4.01%) Dropwizard
15 14 (3.74%) J2EE
16 13 (3.48%) Guice
16 13 (3.48%) Ratpack
17 12 (3.21%) CSS
17 12 (3.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.28%) User Experience
4 11 (2.94%) PKI
5 7 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) DataPower
7 5 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.34%) PDA
8 4 (1.07%) Clustering
8 4 (1.07%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.07%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.80%) Fintech
9 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.80%) iPad
9 3 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 68 (18.18%) Linux
2 57 (15.24%) Unix
3 34 (9.09%) Windows
4 20 (5.35%) Android
5 14 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.41%) AIX
7 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.07%) CentOS
9 3 (0.80%) Fedora
9 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (66.58%) Test Automation
2 243 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (39.84%) Performance Testing
4 147 (39.30%) BDD
5 115 (30.75%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (30.75%) Scrum
6 97 (25.94%) TDD
7 84 (22.46%) Non-Functional Testing
8 65 (17.38%) DevOps
9 59 (15.78%) Functional Testing
10 52 (13.90%) Test Management
11 48 (12.83%) OWASP
12 47 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 43 (11.50%) Microservices
14 40 (10.70%) Load Testing
14 40 (10.70%) Mentoring
15 39 (10.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (10.16%) Exploratory Testing
17 37 (9.89%) Scenario Testing
17 37 (9.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 179 (47.86%) Java
2 88 (23.53%) SQL
3 85 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.31%) C#
5 49 (13.10%) Python
6 44 (11.76%) Ruby
7 26 (6.95%) Perl
8 16 (4.28%) Groovy
8 16 (4.28%) PHP
9 13 (3.48%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.48%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.67%) C
11 9 (2.41%) AWK
12 8 (2.14%) Scala
13 4 (1.07%) VB
13 4 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.07%) VBScript
14 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 39 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 28 (7.49%) ISTQB
4 21 (5.61%) ISEB
5 14 (3.74%) Degree
6 13 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.07%) MCSA
10 4 (1.07%) MCSE
10 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (23.26%) QA
2 16 (4.28%) WCAG
3 2 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (11.50%) Ansible
2 30 (8.02%) Puppet
3 25 (6.68%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (5.61%) HP ALM
5 19 (5.08%) Kubernetes
6 17 (4.55%) logstash
7 15 (4.01%) Nessus
8 13 (3.48%) Kibana
9 12 (3.21%) Nagios
10 11 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (2.67%) BladeLogic
11 10 (2.67%) Graylog
11 10 (2.67%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (2.67%) Rancher
11 10 (2.67%) Rundeck
11 10 (2.67%) Tivoli
12 9 (2.41%) Grafana
13 6 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (1.34%) Terraform
15 3 (0.80%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 62 (16.58%) Oracle
2 35 (9.36%) HP
3 28 (7.49%) AppDynamics
4 26 (6.95%) Splunk
5 15 (4.01%) Atlassian
5 15 (4.01%) IBM
6 14 (3.74%) Dynatrace
7 13 (3.48%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.48%) New Relic
8 12 (3.21%) CA
9 10 (2.67%) F5
9 10 (2.67%) Micro Focus
9 10 (2.67%) Serena
10 6 (1.60%) Teradata
11 5 (1.34%) hybris
11 5 (1.34%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (1.07%) Fortinet
12 4 (1.07%) Intershop
12 4 (1.07%) SAP
13 3 (0.80%) MuleSoft