Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 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
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 403 317 474
Rank change year-on-year -86 +157 -97
Contract jobs citing JMeter 392 214 320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.71% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 3.98% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 136 222
10th Percentile £375 £309 £309
25th Percentile £413 £360 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £478 £436 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.59% -5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £500 £495
90th Percentile £650 £551 £530
UK median daily rate £485 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +11.24% +2.59% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +108.33% +45.45%
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +108.33% +45.45%

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 12,574 5,371 12,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.94% 17.71% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,782 3,725 8,668
10th Percentile £375 £315 £330
25th Percentile £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.58% - -
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 100 158
10th Percentile £26.98 £31.69 £16.50
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.94 £33.25
Median hourly rate £50.64 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.52% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £62.44 £53.75 £52.88
90th Percentile £73.75 £61.03 £69.00
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +3.45%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in England

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in England.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in England

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in England

JMeter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMeter in England.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -124 170 £550 +25.71% 41
North of England -57 56 £450 - 19
East of England -17 43 £432 -1.14% 4
South East -76 41 £448 -0.56% 12
North West -48 34 £450 - 7
South West -28 30 £463 +25.85% 9
Midlands -69 25 £450 +26.76% 7
Yorkshire -27 21 £420 -9.19% 10
West Midlands -64 19 £383 +7.89% 5
East Midlands - 5 £515 - 2
North East -19 3 £440 -9.74% 2
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 214 (54.59%) Test Automation
2 213 (54.34%) Performance Testing
3 204 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
4 164 (41.84%) Java
5 155 (39.54%) JIRA
6 154 (39.29%) Selenium
7 124 (31.63%) Cucumber
8 116 (29.59%) DevOps
9 113 (28.83%) Jenkins
9 113 (28.83%) Social Skills
10 98 (25.00%) AWS
11 94 (23.98%) Software Testing
12 85 (21.68%) Docker
13 84 (21.43%) Azure
14 82 (20.92%) Microservices
15 81 (20.66%) Git (software)
15 81 (20.66%) Security Cleared
15 81 (20.66%) Postman
16 79 (20.15%) Non-Functional Testing
17 78 (19.90%) Confluence
18 73 (18.62%) SQL
19 69 (17.60%) Gatling
20 68 (17.35%) JavaScript
21 64 (16.33%) API Testing
22 62 (15.82%) QA
23 60 (15.31%) SoapUI
23 60 (15.31%) Scenario Testing
24 59 (15.05%) SC Cleared
24 59 (15.05%) LoadRunner
25 58 (14.80%) ISTQB

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 78 (19.90%) Confluence
2 20 (5.10%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.32%) GemFire
5 7 (1.79%) JBoss
6 6 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.02%) Apache Qpid
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.77%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.77%) SAS
8 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Magento
2 3 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 98 (25.00%) AWS
2 84 (21.43%) Azure
3 37 (9.44%) BrowserStack
4 35 (8.93%) BlazeMeter
5 32 (8.16%) GitHub
6 27 (6.89%) GCP
7 24 (6.12%) Serverless
8 14 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (3.32%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (2.81%) NuGet
10 11 (2.81%) Sauce Labs
11 10 (2.55%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.55%) Trello
12 9 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (2.04%) OpenShift
14 7 (1.79%) Datadog
15 6 (1.53%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (1.53%) SaaS
16 5 (1.28%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.85%) HTTP
2 5 (1.28%) DSL
3 4 (1.02%) Skype
4 3 (0.77%) Firewall
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.51%) SMTP
5 2 (0.51%) SSL
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.51%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.26%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
6 1 (0.26%) Internet
6 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.26%) Telnet
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.18%) Relational Database
2 32 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.32%) InterSystems Cache
6 13 (3.32%) Redis
7 12 (3.06%) MySQL
8 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.04%) DB2
10 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.77%) DbVisualizer
12 3 (0.77%) ZAP BI
13 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.51%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.51%) Informix
Development Applications
1 155 (39.54%) JIRA
2 154 (39.29%) Selenium
3 124 (31.63%) Cucumber
4 113 (28.83%) Jenkins
5 81 (20.66%) Git (software)
5 81 (20.66%) Postman
6 69 (17.60%) Gatling
7 60 (15.31%) SoapUI
8 59 (15.05%) LoadRunner
9 49 (12.50%) REST Assured
10 46 (11.73%) JUnit
11 42 (10.71%) SpecFlow
11 42 (10.71%) WebDriver
12 36 (9.18%) Cypress.io
13 35 (8.93%) Bitbucket
14 27 (6.89%) Maven
15 22 (5.61%) GitLab
15 22 (5.61%) NeoLoad
16 21 (5.36%) SonarQube
17 20 (5.10%) Mocha
General
1 113 (28.83%) Social Skills
2 52 (13.27%) Finance
3 51 (13.01%) Public Sector
4 46 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.06%) Banking
6 11 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (2.55%) Front Office
7 10 (2.55%) Retail
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
9 4 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 103 (26.28%) Tester
2 81 (20.66%) Developer
3 70 (17.86%) Analyst
4 65 (16.58%) Test Analyst
5 64 (16.33%) Test Engineer
6 42 (10.71%) Performance Tester
7 38 (9.69%) Automation Tester
8 33 (8.42%) Java Developer
9 32 (8.16%) Developer in Test
9 32 (8.16%) Software Developer
10 28 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
11 23 (5.87%) Performance Analyst
12 22 (5.61%) Senior Test Engineer
12 22 (5.61%) Software Engineer
13 21 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
14 20 (5.10%) Performance Test Analyst
15 17 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
16 15 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.83%) Senior Software Test Engineer
17 12 (3.06%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.80%) REST
2 56 (14.29%) Kafka
2 56 (14.29%) Spring
3 45 (11.48%) Spring Boot
4 43 (10.97%) SOAP
5 42 (10.71%) RESTful
5 42 (10.71%) XML
6 37 (9.44%) Gherkin
7 36 (9.18%) .NET
7 36 (9.18%) HTML
8 30 (7.65%) Web Services
9 29 (7.40%) CSS
10 26 (6.63%) React
11 23 (5.87%) .NET Framework
11 23 (5.87%) JSON
12 21 (5.36%) AngularJS
12 21 (5.36%) Node.js
13 20 (5.10%) Chai
14 19 (4.85%) GraphQL
14 19 (4.85%) Playwright
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.85%) Data Structures
1 19 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (3.83%) Algorithms
3 14 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 7 (1.79%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.28%) NHS
7 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.02%) User Experience
8 3 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.77%) FMCG
8 3 (0.77%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) Equities
9 2 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.51%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Derivative
10 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.63%) Linux
2 12 (3.06%) Unix
3 8 (2.04%) Windows
4 7 (1.79%) Android
4 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.02%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (54.59%) Test Automation
2 213 (54.34%) Performance Testing
3 204 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (29.59%) DevOps
5 94 (23.98%) Software Testing
6 82 (20.92%) Microservices
7 79 (20.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 64 (16.33%) API Testing
9 60 (15.31%) Scenario Testing
10 55 (14.03%) Test Strategy
11 53 (13.52%) BDD
12 49 (12.50%) SDET
12 49 (12.50%) Test Scripting
13 47 (11.99%) Full Stack Development
13 47 (11.99%) TDD
14 43 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (10.97%) Scrum
14 43 (10.97%) Software Engineering
15 36 (9.18%) Open Source
16 35 (8.93%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (41.84%) Java
2 73 (18.62%) SQL
3 68 (17.35%) JavaScript
4 55 (14.03%) C#
5 35 (8.93%) Python
6 23 (5.87%) TypeScript
7 20 (5.10%) Java 8
8 16 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.32%) Groovy
10 10 (2.55%) C
10 10 (2.55%) Java 11
11 9 (2.30%) C++
12 6 (1.53%) Scala
12 6 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.28%) Perl
13 5 (1.28%) PHP
13 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.28%) Ruby
14 4 (1.02%) Erlang
14 4 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 59 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 58 (14.80%) ISTQB
4 24 (6.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 18 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (3.57%) ISEB
7 13 (3.32%) Degree
8 10 (2.55%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.82%) QA
2 45 (11.48%) Accessibility
3 10 (2.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) SOC 1
5 1 (0.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 85 (21.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) Varnish
2 3 (0.77%) vCloud
2 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (13.01%) Kubernetes
2 29 (7.40%) Grafana
3 24 (6.12%) Kibana
4 19 (4.85%) Terraform
5 18 (4.59%) Ansible
6 13 (3.32%) Graphite
6 13 (3.32%) logstash
7 12 (3.06%) Data Guard
8 8 (2.04%) Istio
9 7 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (1.53%) Prometheus
11 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.28%) Puppet
12 3 (0.77%) nmon
13 1 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
13 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
13 1 (0.26%) Nagios
13 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (11.99%) Oracle
2 35 (8.93%) New Relic
3 32 (8.16%) AppDynamics
4 25 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 22 (5.61%) Dynatrace
5 22 (5.61%) Splunk
6 15 (3.83%) Perfecto Mobile
7 10 (2.55%) IBM
8 9 (2.30%) HP
9 8 (2.04%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.04%) Synopsys
10 7 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.79%) Sybase
11 6 (1.53%) Adobe
11 6 (1.53%) SAP
12 5 (1.28%) Micro Focus
12 5 (1.28%) VMware
13 4 (1.02%) hybris
13 4 (1.02%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.77%) WSO2