Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 327 423 460
Rank change year-on-year +96 +37 +89
Contract jobs citing JMeter 186 443 487
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.34% 2.82% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 310 330
Median daily rate £441 £425 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -0.93% +3.37%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £306
90th Percentile £556 £530 £591
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -34.44% -

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 5,577 15,711 19,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.48% 18.99% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,638 10,363 13,297
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 225 204
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £25.80 £23.25 £26.33
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.10 £53.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +1.80%

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

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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

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +139 86 £444 +0.57% 4
North of England +40 30 £450 +5.88% 3
Midlands +94 22 £401 +8.45%
North West +73 22 £425 - 1
West Midlands +70 22 £401 +9.93%
South West +87 19 £500 +15.94% 3
South East +87 14 £383 -12.46% 5
East of England +75 14 £474 +33.45% 1
North East +6 6 £468 -1.06% 1
Yorkshire +51 2 £400 +6.67% 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 124 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (57.53%) Test Automation
3 91 (48.92%) Java
4 90 (48.39%) Performance Testing
5 72 (38.71%) Selenium
6 71 (38.17%) DevOps
7 64 (34.41%) Cucumber
7 64 (34.41%) JIRA
8 63 (33.87%) QA
8 63 (33.87%) BDD
9 60 (32.26%) Security Cleared
10 52 (27.96%) Jenkins
11 48 (25.81%) TDD
12 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
12 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (24.73%) Non-Functional Testing
14 44 (23.66%) Scrum
15 43 (23.12%) Test Scripting
15 43 (23.12%) Microservices
16 41 (22.04%) SQL
17 40 (21.51%) Azure
18 37 (19.89%) Linux
19 34 (18.28%) Unix
19 34 (18.28%) JavaScript
19 34 (18.28%) Docker
20 33 (17.74%) Test Strategy
20 33 (17.74%) Public Sector
20 33 (17.74%) Confluence
21 32 (17.20%) SoapUI
21 32 (17.20%) Functional Testing

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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 33 (17.74%) Confluence
2 12 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.30%) Mule
5 6 (3.23%) Apache
5 6 (3.23%) IIS
6 5 (2.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.15%) Anypoint
7 4 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.61%) JBoss
9 2 (1.08%) WildFly
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 40 (21.51%) Azure
2 29 (15.59%) AWS
3 13 (6.99%) BrowserStack
4 12 (6.45%) BlazeMeter
5 11 (5.91%) GitHub
6 8 (4.30%) Slack
7 5 (2.69%) Tricentis Tosca
8 4 (2.15%) Apigee
9 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.61%) GCP
9 3 (1.61%) IaaS
9 3 (1.61%) PaaS
9 3 (1.61%) SaaS
9 3 (1.61%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (1.08%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.53%) HTTP
2 5 (2.69%) FTP
3 3 (1.61%) SSL
3 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) Skype
5 1 (0.54%) SMTP
5 1 (0.54%) WAN
5 1 (0.54%) WebEx
5 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.15%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.15%) ZAP BI
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.08%) MySQL
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (38.71%) Selenium
2 64 (34.41%) Cucumber
2 64 (34.41%) JIRA
3 52 (27.96%) Jenkins
4 32 (17.20%) SoapUI
5 29 (15.59%) Gatling
5 29 (15.59%) LoadRunner
6 27 (14.52%) Git (software)
7 26 (13.98%) WebDriver
8 25 (13.44%) JUnit
9 24 (12.90%) NeoLoad
10 22 (11.83%) SonarQube
11 19 (10.22%) Postman
12 15 (8.06%) GitLab
13 14 (7.53%) LoadUI
13 14 (7.53%) SpecFlow
14 13 (6.99%) REST Assured
14 13 (6.99%) Visual Studio
14 13 (6.99%) Zephyr
15 11 (5.91%) eggPlant
General
1 33 (17.74%) Public Sector
2 20 (10.75%) Finance
3 13 (6.99%) Banking
4 4 (2.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Police
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
5 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (25.81%) Tester
2 42 (22.58%) Test Engineer
3 39 (20.97%) Analyst
4 23 (12.37%) Developer
5 21 (11.29%) Automation Tester
6 20 (10.75%) Test Analyst
7 17 (9.14%) QA Analyst
8 16 (8.60%) Performance Engineer
9 15 (8.06%) Performance Test Engineer
10 13 (6.99%) Java Developer
11 12 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) QA Tester
13 10 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
14 9 (4.84%) Architect
14 9 (4.84%) Performance Tester
15 8 (4.30%) QA Engineer
15 8 (4.30%) Test Manager
16 7 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
16 7 (3.76%) Non-Functional Tester
17 6 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.67%) SOAP
2 29 (15.59%) Gherkin
3 28 (15.05%) Web Services
4 23 (12.37%) Spring
5 21 (11.29%) REST
6 19 (10.22%) RESTful
7 16 (8.60%) XML
8 15 (8.06%) .NET
8 15 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
8 15 (8.06%) JSON
9 13 (6.99%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.99%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (6.45%) Spring Boot
11 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
11 11 (5.91%) WireMock
12 10 (5.38%) CSS
12 10 (5.38%) Middleware
13 9 (4.84%) J2EE
14 7 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.15%) Clustering
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.54%) Derivative
7 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.89%) Linux
2 34 (18.28%) Unix
3 30 (16.13%) Windows
4 3 (1.61%) Android
4 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (57.53%) Test Automation
3 90 (48.39%) Performance Testing
4 71 (38.17%) DevOps
5 63 (33.87%) BDD
6 48 (25.81%) TDD
7 47 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (24.73%) Non-Functional Testing
9 44 (23.66%) Scrum
10 43 (23.12%) Microservices
10 43 (23.12%) Test Scripting
11 33 (17.74%) Test Strategy
12 32 (17.20%) Functional Testing
13 27 (14.52%) Integration Testing
13 27 (14.52%) Scenario Testing
14 26 (13.98%) API Testing
14 26 (13.98%) Open Source
15 25 (13.44%) Test Management
16 23 (12.37%) Agile Testing
16 23 (12.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (48.92%) Java
2 41 (22.04%) SQL
3 34 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.83%) C#
5 10 (5.38%) Python
6 9 (4.84%) Java 8
7 7 (3.76%) Groovy
7 7 (3.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.69%) C
8 5 (2.69%) Scala
9 4 (2.15%) Perl
9 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.61%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) Jython
11 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 47 (25.27%) SC Cleared
3 30 (16.13%) ISEB
4 23 (12.37%) ISTQB
5 21 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.38%) DV Cleared
7 8 (4.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (3.23%) Degree
9 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.54%) OCP
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.54%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (33.87%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.08%) WCAG
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (18.28%) Docker
2 2 (1.08%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) ZABBIX
2 11 (5.91%) Ansible
2 11 (5.91%) SCOM
3 10 (5.38%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.84%) Terraform
5 8 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.30%) Rancher
6 5 (2.69%) Kibana
7 4 (2.15%) logstash
8 3 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.61%) Puppet
9 2 (1.08%) HP ALM
9 2 (1.08%) Nessus
10 1 (0.54%) Grafana
10 1 (0.54%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.44%) Oracle
3 22 (11.83%) AppDynamics
4 17 (9.14%) Splunk
5 14 (7.53%) Dynatrace
6 13 (6.99%) New Relic
7 11 (5.91%) SolarWinds
8 9 (4.84%) HP
8 9 (4.84%) webMethods
9 6 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.69%) SAP
10 5 (2.69%) Telerik
11 4 (2.15%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.15%) Pega
11 4 (2.15%) WSO2
12 3 (1.61%) Google
13 2 (1.08%) Databricks
13 2 (1.08%) IBM
13 2 (1.08%) Infor
13 2 (1.08%) Micro Focus