Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 545 612
Rank change year-on-year +69 +67 +7
Contract jobs citing JMeter 402 260 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 1.76% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 160 183
England median daily rate £435 £406 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.27% -1.18%
10th Percentile £306 £292 £306
90th Percentile £597 £550 £525
UK median daily rate £433 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +5.61% +2.50% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.50

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 18,270 14,785 14,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.92% 17.51% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,579 10,046 10,120
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 299 291
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +14.11%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.05 £28.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £55.00 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 25 June 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 June 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 +40 204 £450 - 32
North of England +2 78 £413 +5.77% 22
South East -6 47 £400 -10.11% 18
North West +2 38 £413 +3.13% 13
Yorkshire -10 36 £400 +2.56% 8
South West +26 33 £425 +36.88% 18
East of England +11 33 £500 +42.86% 7
Midlands -29 10 £500 +33.33% 13
North East +5 9 £475 +58.33% 1
East Midlands -1 7 £500 +29.03% 4
West Midlands -34 3 £425 +13.33% 9
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 257 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (60.95%) Test Automation
3 216 (53.73%) Selenium
4 183 (45.52%) Java
5 170 (42.29%) Performance Testing
6 155 (38.56%) Jenkins
7 137 (34.08%) Scrum
8 135 (33.58%) JIRA
9 120 (29.85%) BDD
10 117 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (25.87%) LoadRunner
12 103 (25.62%) Cucumber
13 92 (22.89%) Non-Functional Testing
14 90 (22.39%) QA
15 89 (22.14%) TDD
16 83 (20.65%) SQL
17 82 (20.40%) Git (software)
17 82 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
18 80 (19.90%) SoapUI
19 76 (18.91%) Confluence
20 70 (17.41%) JavaScript
21 69 (17.16%) DevOps
22 67 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
23 65 (16.17%) Test Scripting
24 63 (15.67%) C#
25 61 (15.17%) REST
26 60 (14.93%) WebDriver
27 57 (14.18%) Test Strategy
27 57 (14.18%) Docker
28 55 (13.68%) JUnit

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 76 (18.91%) Confluence
2 34 (8.46%) Apache
3 16 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.24%) Apache Solr
5 9 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.74%) JBoss
7 6 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.49%) CMS
8 5 (1.24%) CICS
8 5 (1.24%) IIS
8 5 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.75%) nginx
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.50%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 82 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (9.70%) GitHub
3 37 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (7.46%) Sauce Labs
5 22 (5.47%) BrowserStack
6 18 (4.48%) Slack
7 16 (3.98%) BlazeMeter
8 10 (2.49%) NuGet
9 9 (2.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.99%) npm
11 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.00%) SaaS
12 3 (0.75%) Datadog
13 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.50%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.50%) Office 365
13 2 (0.50%) Serverless
14 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.25%) Heroku
14 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.46%) HTTP
2 14 (3.48%) SMS
3 12 (2.99%) Internet
4 10 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.99%) Firewall
6 6 (1.49%) LAN
6 6 (1.49%) WAN
7 5 (1.24%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.24%) SSL
8 4 (1.00%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.50%) DNS
10 1 (0.25%) DVB
10 1 (0.25%) RTMP
10 1 (0.25%) RTSP
10 1 (0.25%) SMTP
10 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.47%) Relational Database
2 21 (5.22%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 13 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.99%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.99%) MySQL
7 7 (1.74%) Impala
7 7 (1.74%) Pentaho
8 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.00%) DB2
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.00%) Redis
9 4 (1.00%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (0.75%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 216 (53.73%) Selenium
2 155 (38.56%) Jenkins
3 135 (33.58%) JIRA
4 104 (25.87%) LoadRunner
5 103 (25.62%) Cucumber
6 82 (20.40%) Git (software)
7 80 (19.90%) SoapUI
8 60 (14.93%) WebDriver
9 55 (13.68%) JUnit
10 48 (11.94%) Gatling
11 43 (10.70%) Maven
12 42 (10.45%) The Grinder
13 32 (7.96%) HP UFT
13 32 (7.96%) SpecFlow
14 28 (6.97%) Bitbucket
15 23 (5.72%) Burp Suite
16 21 (5.22%) Protractor
16 21 (5.22%) SonarQube
16 21 (5.22%) Subversion
17 18 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (13.18%) Finance
2 32 (7.96%) Banking
3 8 (1.99%) Advertising
3 8 (1.99%) Back Office
3 8 (1.99%) Retail
4 4 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.75%) Marketing
6 2 (0.50%) Front Office
6 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Publishing
7 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (24.13%) Tester
2 67 (16.67%) Analyst
3 61 (15.17%) Test Analyst
4 51 (12.69%) Developer
5 45 (11.19%) Test Engineer
6 43 (10.70%) Automation Tester
7 30 (7.46%) Performance Tester
7 30 (7.46%) Test Leader
8 29 (7.21%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.97%) Performance Analyst
10 22 (5.47%) QA Engineer
11 21 (5.22%) Performance Test Analyst
12 20 (4.98%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (4.23%) Architect
13 17 (4.23%) Developer in Test
14 15 (3.73%) Agile Tester
14 15 (3.73%) Automation Test Analyst
14 15 (3.73%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (3.48%) Java Engineer
15 14 (3.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.17%) REST
2 55 (13.68%) Web Services
3 39 (9.70%) .NET
3 39 (9.70%) RESTful
4 38 (9.45%) SOAP
5 36 (8.96%) Spring
6 35 (8.71%) HTML
7 34 (8.46%) XML
8 25 (6.22%) CSS
9 24 (5.97%) Gherkin
10 23 (5.72%) JSON
11 20 (4.98%) ActiveMQ
11 20 (4.98%) Kafka
11 20 (4.98%) Node.js
12 15 (3.73%) AngularJS
12 15 (3.73%) Dropwizard
12 15 (3.73%) Java EE
12 15 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (3.48%) Elastic Stack
14 11 (2.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.23%) Public Cloud
3 15 (3.73%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.74%) User Experience
7 6 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.24%) Fintech
9 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.00%) NHS
9 4 (1.00%) PDA
9 4 (1.00%) Replication
10 3 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.69%) Linux
2 29 (7.21%) Unix
3 26 (6.47%) Windows
4 15 (3.73%) Android
5 12 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.75%) AIX
7 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.50%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (60.95%) Test Automation
3 170 (42.29%) Performance Testing
4 137 (34.08%) Scrum
5 120 (29.85%) BDD
6 117 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (22.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 89 (22.14%) TDD
9 69 (17.16%) DevOps
10 67 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 65 (16.17%) Test Scripting
12 57 (14.18%) Test Strategy
13 55 (13.68%) Regression Testing
14 51 (12.69%) Kanban
15 50 (12.44%) Functional Testing
16 47 (11.69%) Microservices
16 47 (11.69%) Scenario Testing
17 46 (11.44%) Software Engineering
18 41 (10.20%) Open Source
19 40 (9.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (45.52%) Java
2 83 (20.65%) SQL
3 70 (17.41%) JavaScript
4 63 (15.67%) C#
5 42 (10.45%) Python
6 27 (6.72%) Bash Shell
7 26 (6.47%) Scala
8 25 (6.22%) Ruby
9 18 (4.48%) Clojure
10 17 (4.23%) Java 8
11 15 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.48%) C
13 13 (3.23%) Perl
14 12 (2.99%) Groovy
15 11 (2.74%) PHP
15 11 (2.74%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.99%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.74%) C++
18 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.95%) ISTQB
3 36 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 31 (7.71%) ISEB
5 22 (5.47%) Degree
6 5 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.75%) PMP
9 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) OCP
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (22.39%) QA
2 13 (3.23%) WCAG
3 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.00%) GDPR
4 3 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (14.18%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.50%) ACF2
3 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.50%) RACF
3 2 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.50%) XenApp
4 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (8.46%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.48%) Puppet
3 16 (3.98%) Ansible
3 16 (3.98%) HP ALM
4 14 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (2.99%) Kibana
5 12 (2.99%) Mesos
5 12 (2.99%) Nessus
6 11 (2.74%) logstash
7 10 (2.49%) Grafana
8 9 (2.24%) Terraform
9 8 (1.99%) Prometheus
10 7 (1.74%) Perfmon
11 6 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.00%) SCCM
12 4 (1.00%) SCOM
13 3 (0.75%) Nagios
14 2 (0.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (9.70%) Oracle
2 33 (8.21%) HP
3 32 (7.96%) AppDynamics
4 19 (4.73%) Dynatrace
4 19 (4.73%) Splunk
5 13 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 12 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
7 11 (2.74%) New Relic
8 9 (2.24%) Veracode
9 7 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (1.74%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.49%) IBM
10 6 (1.49%) SAP
11 5 (1.24%) hybris
11 5 (1.24%) VMware
12 4 (1.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 4 (1.00%) F5
12 4 (1.00%) Google
12 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.00%) Perfecto Mobile