Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 557 557
Rank change year-on-year +63 0 +51
Contract jobs citing JMeter 403 325 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.26% 2.02% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 206 215
England median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £310
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £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 17818 16120 14899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.57% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12491 10920 10017
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 232 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.16 £23.85
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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

JMeter
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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in England

JMeter
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 21 November 2017. 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 +60 227 £461 +8.53% 22
South East -3 54 £388 -3.13% 7
North of England +40 47 £400 +6.67% 7
East of England +3 30 £345 -8.00% 5
Midlands +32 23 £380 -5.00% 7
North West +26 23 £375 - 2
South West -12 21 £433 +5.49% 2
Yorkshire +17 19 £475 +21.79% 3
West Midlands +32 18 £378 -20.53% 4
North East +52 5 £475 +48.44% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £425 +13.33% 3
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 223 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 198 (49.13%) Java
4 186 (46.15%) Selenium
5 158 (39.21%) Performance Testing
6 137 (34.00%) Jenkins
7 130 (32.26%) BDD
8 118 (29.28%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (28.78%) Cucumber
10 109 (27.05%) SQL
10 109 (27.05%) JIRA
11 103 (25.56%) TDD
12 101 (25.06%) Scrum
13 96 (23.82%) LoadRunner
14 95 (23.57%) JavaScript
15 84 (20.84%) SoapUI
15 84 (20.84%) Git (software)
16 79 (19.60%) QA
17 76 (18.86%) Linux
18 75 (18.61%) Web Services
19 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
20 69 (17.12%) JUnit
21 61 (15.14%) Non-Functional Testing
22 58 (14.39%) HP
23 54 (13.40%) REST
24 53 (13.15%) Gatling
25 52 (12.90%) DevOps
25 52 (12.90%) Load Testing
25 52 (12.90%) Oracle
26 50 (12.41%) AngularJS

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 38 (9.43%) Confluence
2 23 (5.71%) Apache
2 23 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 12 (2.98%) IIS
5 12 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.73%) JBoss
7 10 (2.48%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.99%) nginx
9 7 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.24%) CMS
11 4 (0.99%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.74%) Drupal
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.50%) Mule
13 2 (0.50%) SAS
13 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.97%) BlazeMeter
4 14 (3.47%) GitHub
5 11 (2.73%) BrowserStack
6 6 (1.49%) Slack
7 4 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.99%) PaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.74%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.50%) Heroku
9 2 (0.50%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.50%) npm
9 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.96%) HTTP
2 13 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.99%) Firewall
4 7 (1.74%) BIG-IP
5 5 (1.24%) LDAP
5 5 (1.24%) SMS
6 4 (0.99%) FTP
7 3 (0.74%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.74%) WinSCP
8 2 (0.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.96%) NoSQL
3 18 (4.47%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (4.22%) Redis
5 11 (2.73%) Big Data
5 11 (2.73%) MySQL
6 10 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.24%) DB2
8 5 (1.24%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.25%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 186 (46.15%) Selenium
2 137 (34.00%) Jenkins
3 116 (28.78%) Cucumber
4 109 (27.05%) JIRA
5 96 (23.82%) LoadRunner
6 84 (20.84%) Git (software)
6 84 (20.84%) SoapUI
7 69 (17.12%) JUnit
8 53 (13.15%) Gatling
9 47 (11.66%) WebDriver
10 45 (11.17%) Protractor
11 39 (9.68%) Maven
12 30 (7.44%) SpecFlow
13 28 (6.95%) LoadUI
14 25 (6.20%) Gradle
15 24 (5.96%) TeamCity
16 23 (5.71%) Ant
17 21 (5.21%) Appium
18 20 (4.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (4.96%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (11.41%) Finance
2 37 (9.18%) Banking
3 15 (3.72%) Retail
4 12 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.99%) Marketing
6 7 (1.74%) Games
6 7 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.24%) Automotive
8 3 (0.74%) Advertising
8 3 (0.74%) Electronics
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Law
9 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (28.04%) Tester
2 90 (22.33%) Analyst
3 86 (21.34%) Test Analyst
4 60 (14.89%) Developer
5 57 (14.14%) Automation Tester
6 45 (11.17%) Test Engineer
7 40 (9.93%) Performance Tester
8 31 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
9 26 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
10 24 (5.96%) Consultant
11 22 (5.46%) Test Automation Engineer
12 21 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
13 17 (4.22%) Performance Consultant
13 17 (4.22%) Selenium Tester
13 17 (4.22%) Test Consultant
14 16 (3.97%) Java Engineer
14 16 (3.97%) Performance Engineer
15 15 (3.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 14 (3.47%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.61%) Web Services
2 54 (13.40%) REST
3 50 (12.41%) AngularJS
4 49 (12.16%) SOAP
5 48 (11.91%) RESTful
6 38 (9.43%) HTML
7 34 (8.44%) RESTEasy
8 29 (7.20%) Node.js
8 29 (7.20%) XML
9 28 (6.95%) Spring
10 22 (5.46%) .NET
10 22 (5.46%) JSON
11 21 (5.21%) Gherkin
12 20 (4.96%) Elastic Stack
13 17 (4.22%) CSS
14 15 (3.72%) Ajax
15 14 (3.47%) Middleware
15 14 (3.47%) React
15 14 (3.47%) SAML
16 12 (2.98%) Nunjucks
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.47%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.48%) User Experience
4 5 (1.24%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.24%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (0.99%) Clustering
5 4 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.74%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.50%) Fintech
7 2 (0.50%) iPad
7 2 (0.50%) iPhone
7 2 (0.50%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.50%) PDA
8 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 76 (18.86%) Linux
2 34 (8.44%) Unix
3 31 (7.69%) Windows
4 9 (2.23%) AIX
5 8 (1.99%) CentOS
6 7 (1.74%) Android
7 5 (1.24%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.99%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 158 (39.21%) Performance Testing
4 130 (32.26%) BDD
5 118 (29.28%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (25.56%) TDD
7 101 (25.06%) Scrum
8 61 (15.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 52 (12.90%) DevOps
9 52 (12.90%) Load Testing
10 47 (11.66%) Test Scripting
11 44 (10.92%) OWASP
12 41 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
13 39 (9.68%) Functional Testing
14 36 (8.93%) SDLC
14 36 (8.93%) Software Testing
14 36 (8.93%) Test Management
15 33 (8.19%) API Testing
16 31 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
16 31 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 198 (49.13%) Java
2 109 (27.05%) SQL
3 95 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 49 (12.16%) C#
5 44 (10.92%) Python
6 35 (8.68%) Ruby
7 23 (5.71%) Groovy
8 17 (4.22%) Perl
9 16 (3.97%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.23%) C
10 13 (3.23%) PHP
11 7 (1.74%) Scala
12 6 (1.49%) AWK
12 6 (1.49%) C++
13 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.24%) VBA
14 4 (0.99%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.99%) VB
14 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 41 (10.17%) ISTQB
4 40 (9.93%) ISEB
5 16 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (3.97%) Degree
6 13 (3.23%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.99%) MCSA
9 4 (0.99%) MCSE
9 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (19.60%) QA
2 9 (2.23%) WCAG
3 3 (0.74%) WAI
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (9.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (10.17%) Ansible
2 36 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (4.71%) Puppet
4 17 (4.22%) Kibana
5 15 (3.72%) Kubernetes
5 15 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.98%) Grafana
7 11 (2.73%) logstash
8 10 (2.48%) HP SiteScope
8 10 (2.48%) Rancher
9 8 (1.99%) Terraform
10 7 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (1.49%) Graphite
11 6 (1.49%) Nagios
11 6 (1.49%) Nessus
12 5 (1.24%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.99%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.99%) Consul
13 4 (0.99%) Packer
14 3 (0.74%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 58 (14.39%) HP
2 52 (12.90%) Oracle
3 28 (6.95%) AppDynamics
4 17 (4.22%) Dynatrace
4 17 (4.22%) Splunk
5 14 (3.47%) New Relic
6 13 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.98%) Atlassian
8 10 (2.48%) IBM
9 8 (1.99%) Google
10 7 (1.74%) CA
10 7 (1.74%) F5
10 7 (1.74%) WSO2
11 6 (1.49%) ATG
11 6 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (1.49%) hybris
11 6 (1.49%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.24%) SAP
13 4 (0.99%) Fortinet
13 4 (0.99%) SOASTA, Inc