Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 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
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 431 392 515
Rank change year-on-year -39 +123 +23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 241 552 378
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.47% 2.97% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 377 272
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £543 £564 £588
UK median daily rate £423 £445 £450
% change year-on-year -5.06% -1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 9,755 18,579 18,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.60% 21.09% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,416 12,687 12,633
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £333 £335 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £488 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 256 208
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £22.75 £29.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £44.80
% change year-on-year -1.16% -4.01% +9.26%

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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 3 April 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 3 April 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 +67 89 £425 -10.53% 14
South East +28 49 £383 -14.89% 10
North of England -30 42 £425 -2.86% 8
Midlands +44 26 £374 -0.99% 4
West Midlands +53 24 £374 -5.38% 4
South West +9 23 £450 +5.88% 9
North West -35 21 £401 -11.00% 4
East of England +21 12 £394 +6.42% 2
North East +9 12 £450 +2.86%
Yorkshire +32 10 £450 +15.38% 4
East Midlands +20 2 - -
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 145 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (50.62%) Test Automation
3 105 (43.57%) Performance Testing
4 97 (40.25%) Selenium
5 89 (36.93%) Java
6 77 (31.95%) JIRA
7 62 (25.73%) Jenkins
8 57 (23.65%) LoadRunner
9 56 (23.24%) Cucumber
10 55 (22.82%) DevOps
11 51 (21.16%) JavaScript
12 50 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 49 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (20.33%) QA
14 48 (19.92%) C#
15 47 (19.50%) SQL
16 46 (19.09%) Test Scripting
17 44 (18.26%) Non-Functional Testing
18 43 (17.84%) Microservices
18 43 (17.84%) BDD
18 43 (17.84%) Confluence
19 40 (16.60%) Web Services
20 37 (15.35%) Git (software)
21 36 (14.94%) ISTQB
21 36 (14.94%) SOAP
21 36 (14.94%) Scrum
22 34 (14.11%) TDD
22 34 (14.11%) Finance
22 34 (14.11%) RESTful
22 34 (14.11%) SDLC

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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 43 (17.84%) Confluence
2 14 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.81%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.98%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.90%) IIS
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Maximo
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.03%) Azure
2 24 (9.96%) AWS
3 23 (9.54%) BlazeMeter
4 20 (8.30%) GitHub
5 7 (2.90%) BrowserStack
6 6 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.49%) Slack
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.07%) Datadog
7 5 (2.07%) Serverless
8 4 (1.66%) GCP
8 4 (1.66%) Google Analytics
9 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.24%) IaaS
9 3 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) HTTP
2 7 (2.90%) VPN
3 5 (2.07%) DNS
3 5 (2.07%) IPv6
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) 802.15
5 1 (0.41%) Firewall
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.66%) Big Data
4 4 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) Impala
5 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 97 (40.25%) Selenium
2 77 (31.95%) JIRA
3 62 (25.73%) Jenkins
4 57 (23.65%) LoadRunner
5 56 (23.24%) Cucumber
6 37 (15.35%) Git (software)
7 32 (13.28%) Postman
7 32 (13.28%) WebDriver
8 30 (12.45%) SoapUI
9 27 (11.20%) JUnit
10 25 (10.37%) SpecFlow
11 18 (7.47%) Gatling
11 18 (7.47%) git-flow
11 18 (7.47%) Maven
12 17 (7.05%) REST Assured
13 15 (6.22%) Mockito
13 15 (6.22%) Visual Studio
14 14 (5.81%) Ant
14 14 (5.81%) Gradle
15 12 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 34 (14.11%) Finance
2 26 (10.79%) Public Sector
3 14 (5.81%) Banking
4 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Electronics
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (30.29%) Tester
2 55 (22.82%) Analyst
3 42 (17.43%) Automation Tester
4 41 (17.01%) Test Analyst
5 34 (14.11%) Developer
6 30 (12.45%) Test Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) Java Developer
7 20 (8.30%) Performance Analyst
7 20 (8.30%) Performance Tester
8 17 (7.05%) QA Engineer
9 16 (6.64%) Performance Test Analyst
10 11 (4.56%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.56%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.15%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (4.15%) Performance Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) QA Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) Performance Test Engineer
12 8 (3.32%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.90%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
14 6 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.60%) Web Services
2 36 (14.94%) SOAP
3 34 (14.11%) RESTful
4 29 (12.03%) Spring
5 26 (10.79%) .NET
6 25 (10.37%) Gherkin
7 24 (9.96%) CSS
8 20 (8.30%) HTML
9 19 (7.88%) AngularJS
10 18 (7.47%) HTML5
10 18 (7.47%) JSON
11 16 (6.64%) XML
12 15 (6.22%) J2EE
13 13 (5.39%) REST
14 12 (4.98%) Node.js
15 11 (4.56%) Spring Boot
16 10 (4.15%) .NET Framework
16 10 (4.15%) RxJava
17 9 (3.73%) FIX Protocol
17 9 (3.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.62%) Mobile App
2 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.98%) User Experience
5 10 (4.15%) Mobile Payment
6 8 (3.32%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.86%) Linux
2 15 (6.22%) Unix
3 10 (4.15%) Windows
4 5 (2.07%) CoreOS
5 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.24%) Android
6 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (60.17%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (50.62%) Test Automation
3 105 (43.57%) Performance Testing
4 55 (22.82%) DevOps
5 49 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (19.09%) Test Scripting
7 44 (18.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 43 (17.84%) BDD
8 43 (17.84%) Microservices
9 36 (14.94%) Scrum
10 34 (14.11%) SDLC
10 34 (14.11%) TDD
11 28 (11.62%) Waterfall
12 27 (11.20%) Defect Management
12 27 (11.20%) Functional Testing
13 24 (9.96%) Manual Testing
13 24 (9.96%) Open Source
13 24 (9.96%) Test Strategy
14 23 (9.54%) API Testing
15 22 (9.13%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.93%) Java
2 51 (21.16%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.92%) C#
4 47 (19.50%) SQL
5 15 (6.22%) Kotlin
5 15 (6.22%) Python
6 11 (4.56%) Java 8
7 7 (2.90%) Groovy
8 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.07%) Scala
9 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.24%) Ruby
11 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.83%) VBScript
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.94%) ISTQB
3 33 (13.69%) SC Cleared
4 24 (9.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 17 (7.05%) ISEB
6 12 (4.98%) Degree
7 10 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.49%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (20.33%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) WCAG
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (9.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.98%) Terraform
2 10 (4.15%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.49%) Ansible
3 6 (2.49%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.07%) Prometheus
5 4 (1.66%) Kibana
6 3 (1.24%) logstash
7 2 (0.83%) Grafana
7 2 (0.83%) Nessus
8 1 (0.41%) Consul
8 1 (0.41%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 21 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.22%) Oracle
3 13 (5.39%) HP
4 9 (3.73%) AppDynamics
4 9 (3.73%) IBM
5 8 (3.32%) Google
6 6 (2.49%) SAP
6 6 (2.49%) Splunk
7 5 (2.07%) Telerik
8 4 (1.66%) Micro Focus
8 4 (1.66%) New Relic
8 4 (1.66%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (1.24%) Cisco
9 3 (1.24%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.24%) VMware
10 2 (0.83%) Databricks
11 1 (0.41%) CA
11 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat