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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 455 447 431
Rank change year-on-year -8 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing JMeter 336 174 199
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 2.22% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 118 142
10th Percentile £373 £357 £316
25th Percentile £413 £386 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £488
90th Percentile £625 £577 £549
UK median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%

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 12,299 7,833 7,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.47% 16.91% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,674 5,242 5,510
10th Percentile £400 £350 £338
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £663 £588 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 150 114
10th Percentile £38.27 £27.25 £19.15
25th Percentile £39.75 £40.25 £37.19
Median hourly rate £52.25 £49.25 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +6.09% +3.68% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.32 £57.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £76.96 £65.50 £62.48
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +7.51%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in England

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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

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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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -33 156 £550 +18.28% 17
South East -14 42 £463 -2.63% 3
North of England -51 37 £475 +7.95% 17
Midlands -27 33 £441 +30.18% 2
North West -19 30 £425 -3.41% 7
West Midlands -37 22 £432 +32.92% 1
East of England -14 16 £500 +11.11%
South West -30 13 £450 - 1
East Midlands -20 8 £475 +26.67%
Yorkshire -31 6 £525 +35.48% 9
North East -18 1 £475 -5.00% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 175 (52.08%) Test Automation
2 165 (49.11%) Agile
3 163 (48.51%) Selenium
4 147 (43.75%) Performance Testing
5 119 (35.42%) JIRA
6 118 (35.12%) Java
7 107 (31.85%) QA
8 92 (27.38%) REST
8 92 (27.38%) CI/CD
9 90 (26.79%) JavaScript
10 86 (25.60%) Azure
11 85 (25.30%) DevOps
11 85 (25.30%) SQL
12 84 (25.00%) Postman
13 83 (24.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 80 (23.81%) Cucumber
15 77 (22.92%) Jenkins
16 72 (21.43%) C#
16 72 (21.43%) Finance
17 71 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
18 67 (19.94%) Gatling
19 65 (19.35%) Docker
20 64 (19.05%) Confluence
21 63 (18.75%) BDD
22 61 (18.15%) Microservices
23 60 (17.86%) AWS
23 60 (17.86%) Cypress.io
24 59 (17.56%) LoadRunner
24 59 (17.56%) .NET
25 58 (17.26%) Security Cleared

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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 64 (19.05%) Confluence
2 6 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.49%) Mule
4 3 (0.89%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.89%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.60%) Mendix
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
1 3 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 86 (25.60%) Azure
2 60 (17.86%) AWS
3 41 (12.20%) BrowserStack
4 30 (8.93%) Sauce Labs
5 12 (3.57%) Tricentis Tosca
6 11 (3.27%) SaaS
7 9 (2.68%) BlazeMeter
8 8 (2.38%) Serverless
9 6 (1.79%) Azure Service Fabric
9 6 (1.79%) GCP
9 6 (1.79%) PaaS
10 5 (1.49%) Azure Monitor
10 5 (1.49%) GitHub
11 4 (1.19%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.89%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.63%) HTTP
2 3 (0.89%) FTP
2 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
2 3 (0.89%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) SMTP
2 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.60%) DHCP
3 2 (0.60%) DNS
3 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
4 1 (0.30%) SSL
4 1 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.68%) MySQL
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.19%) Big Data
7 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.60%) GIS
9 2 (0.60%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.30%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 163 (48.51%) Selenium
2 119 (35.42%) JIRA
3 84 (25.00%) Postman
4 80 (23.81%) Cucumber
5 77 (22.92%) Jenkins
6 67 (19.94%) Gatling
7 60 (17.86%) Cypress.io
8 59 (17.56%) LoadRunner
9 58 (17.26%) SoapUI
10 56 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 54 (16.07%) SpecFlow
12 33 (9.82%) JUnit
13 32 (9.52%) Protractor
14 30 (8.93%) TestCafe
15 23 (6.85%) WebDriver
16 20 (5.95%) NeoLoad
16 20 (5.95%) REST Assured
17 18 (5.36%) Maven
18 15 (4.46%) Bitbucket
19 11 (3.27%) eggPlant
General
1 72 (21.43%) Finance
2 51 (15.18%) Social Skills
3 45 (13.39%) Public Sector
4 30 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.76%) Retail
6 8 (2.38%) Banking
7 5 (1.49%) Billing
7 5 (1.49%) Games
7 5 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.89%) Automotive
9 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Local Government
9 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.89%) Marketing
9 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (20.24%) Tester
2 53 (15.77%) Test Engineer
3 52 (15.48%) Developer
4 51 (15.18%) Analyst
5 49 (14.58%) Test Analyst
6 46 (13.69%) QA Engineer
7 32 (9.52%) Performance Tester
8 18 (5.36%) Automation Tester
9 17 (5.06%) Performance Analyst
9 17 (5.06%) Performance Engineer
9 17 (5.06%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
11 15 (4.46%) JavaScript Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Java Developer
12 14 (4.17%) Performance Test Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Test Leader
13 13 (3.87%) Developer in Test
14 11 (3.27%) Automation Engineer
15 10 (2.98%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.38%) REST
2 59 (17.56%) .NET
3 51 (15.18%) SOAP
4 49 (14.58%) React
5 47 (13.99%) Swagger
6 36 (10.71%) AngularJS
6 36 (10.71%) XML
7 34 (10.12%) JSON
8 29 (8.63%) Spring
9 24 (7.14%) Web Services
10 21 (6.25%) RESTful
11 19 (5.65%) HTML
11 19 (5.65%) Spring Boot
12 18 (5.36%) Gherkin
12 18 (5.36%) JMS
13 17 (5.06%) CSS
13 17 (5.06%) Spring Batch
14 14 (4.17%) Kafka
15 13 (3.87%) Jest
15 13 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.46%) User Experience
2 9 (2.68%) NHS
3 5 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
4 3 (0.89%) Hedge funds
4 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (0.89%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
5 2 (0.60%) W3C
6 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.30%) Derivative
6 1 (0.30%) Educational Technology
6 1 (0.30%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.30%) PDA
6 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.33%) Linux
2 12 (3.57%) Unix
3 9 (2.68%) Windows
4 3 (0.89%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.60%) Android
5 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (52.08%) Test Automation
2 165 (49.11%) Agile
3 147 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 92 (27.38%) CI/CD
5 85 (25.30%) DevOps
6 83 (24.70%) Non-Functional Testing
7 71 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (18.75%) BDD
9 61 (18.15%) Microservices
10 48 (14.29%) SDLC
11 47 (13.99%) Fintech
11 47 (13.99%) Test Strategy
12 46 (13.69%) Scrum
13 45 (13.39%) API Testing
14 44 (13.10%) Software Testing
15 41 (12.20%) Test Scripting
16 37 (11.01%) Software Engineering
17 36 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
17 36 (10.71%) TDD
18 33 (9.82%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 118 (35.12%) Java
2 90 (26.79%) JavaScript
3 85 (25.30%) SQL
4 72 (21.43%) C#
5 38 (11.31%) TypeScript
6 32 (9.52%) Python
7 15 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.38%) Bash
9 8 (2.38%) ES6
9 8 (2.38%) Perl
10 7 (2.08%) C
10 7 (2.08%) Scala
11 6 (1.79%) PHP
11 6 (1.79%) Ruby
12 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.49%) VB
13 4 (1.19%) Erlang
14 3 (0.89%) BeanShell
14 3 (0.89%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 58 (17.26%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.80%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.23%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.98%) Degree
6 9 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.38%) ISEB
8 4 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.89%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.89%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CISM
11 1 (0.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (31.85%) QA
2 21 (6.25%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.19%) SLA
4 3 (0.89%) GDPR
4 3 (0.89%) GRC
5 2 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (19.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) vSphere
3 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (11.01%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.85%) Ansible
3 19 (5.65%) Terraform
4 13 (3.87%) Grafana
5 8 (2.38%) Kibana
6 7 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.49%) Nagios
7 5 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.49%) Puppet
8 4 (1.19%) Rancher
9 3 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
9 3 (0.89%) logstash
10 2 (0.60%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.60%) SCCM
10 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.30%) Opsgenie
11 1 (0.30%) Salt
11 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (9.82%) Oracle
2 30 (8.93%) AppDynamics
3 19 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (3.27%) Splunk
5 10 (2.98%) Dynatrace
6 8 (2.38%) SAP
7 7 (2.08%) Google
8 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.79%) Cadence
8 6 (1.79%) IBM
8 6 (1.79%) New Relic
9 5 (1.49%) Pega
10 4 (1.19%) Borland
10 4 (1.19%) Citrix
10 4 (1.19%) HP
10 4 (1.19%) NetCracker
10 4 (1.19%) Perfecto Mobile
11 3 (0.89%) Sun
12 2 (0.60%) Red Hat