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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 463 495 491
Rank change year-on-year +32 -4  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 120 119 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.64% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 72
Median daily rate £375 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7290 7244 6442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4924 4879 4175
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 43 £425 -2.85% 31
Yorkshire +30 16 £375 +10.29% 9
South East +1 15 £450 +12.50% 7
South West +9 14 £303 -21.80% 3
North West +31 10 £340 +8.80% 10
East of England +6 10 £325 -21.21% 2
East Midlands -3 6 £388 -
West Midlands +16 4 £360 - 4
North East -15 2 £300 -20.52% 1
JMeter
UK

JMeter
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 165 (60.89%) Selenium
2 151 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (49.82%) Java
4 105 (38.75%) Performance Testing
5 85 (31.37%) Jenkins
6 84 (31.00%) LoadRunner
7 82 (30.26%) Cucumber
8 81 (29.89%) JIRA
9 70 (25.83%) BDD
10 69 (25.46%) SoapUI
11 64 (23.62%) QA
11 64 (23.62%) Scrum
12 59 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (21.77%) Git (software)
13 55 (20.30%) Automated Testing
14 54 (19.93%) Maven
14 54 (19.93%) JavaScript
14 54 (19.93%) Test Automation
15 53 (19.56%) JSON
16 50 (18.45%) XML
16 50 (18.45%) Python
17 49 (18.08%) SOAP
17 49 (18.08%) WebDriver
18 46 (16.97%) TDD
19 45 (16.61%) REST
20 43 (15.87%) SQL
21 42 (15.50%) Web Services
21 42 (15.50%) Finance
21 42 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (15.13%) Splunk

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 34 (12.55%) Confluence
2 21 (7.75%) CMS
3 19 (7.01%) Tomcat
4 17 (6.27%) Apache
5 16 (5.90%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 9 (3.32%) Drupal
8 8 (2.95%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (2.21%) Anypoint
11 5 (1.85%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.11%) JBoss
13 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.74%) nginx
14 1 (0.37%) Jetty
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.37%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.50%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.86%) GitHub
3 19 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.32%) PaaS
5 6 (2.21%) Datadog
6 5 (1.85%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.74%) IaaS
8 2 (0.74%) Loggly
8 2 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.23%) HTTP
2 18 (6.64%) Internet
3 10 (3.69%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.11%) BGP
4 3 (1.11%) Firewall
5 2 (0.74%) DMVPN
5 2 (0.74%) DNS
5 2 (0.74%) HSRP
5 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.74%) LAN
5 2 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.74%) VLAN
5 2 (0.74%) VPN
5 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.37%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (0.37%) Multicast
6 1 (0.37%) SDH
6 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.37%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.27%) MongoDB
2 15 (5.54%) Redis
3 13 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.32%) Big Data
5 8 (2.95%) MySQL
6 6 (2.21%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.74%) Informix
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.74%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.37%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 165 (60.89%) Selenium
2 85 (31.37%) Jenkins
3 84 (31.00%) LoadRunner
4 82 (30.26%) Cucumber
5 81 (29.89%) JIRA
6 69 (25.46%) SoapUI
7 59 (21.77%) Git (software)
8 54 (19.93%) Maven
9 49 (18.08%) WebDriver
10 39 (14.39%) Gradle
11 34 (12.55%) Ant
12 32 (11.81%) Bitbucket
13 29 (10.70%) JUnit
14 20 (7.38%) NeoLoad
15 18 (6.64%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (5.90%) eggPlant
17 14 (5.17%) Gatling
17 14 (5.17%) TeamCity
18 11 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (4.06%) NUnit
General
1 42 (15.50%) Finance
2 19 (7.01%) Retail
3 18 (6.64%) Banking
4 9 (3.32%) Marketing
4 9 (3.32%) Retail Banking
4 9 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.95%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Automotive
6 2 (0.74%) German Language
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.37%) iGaming
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (26.94%) Tester
2 49 (18.08%) Analyst
3 46 (16.97%) Test Analyst
4 45 (16.61%) Developer
5 31 (11.44%) Performance Tester
6 26 (9.59%) Test Engineer
7 22 (8.12%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.75%) Architect
8 21 (7.75%) Automation Tester
9 17 (6.27%) Test Automation Engineer
10 16 (5.90%) Developer in Test
10 16 (5.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) Test Leader
12 13 (4.80%) Performance Analyst
12 13 (4.80%) Performance Test Analyst
13 12 (4.43%) Automation Test Analyst
14 10 (3.69%) Operations Engineer
14 10 (3.69%) QA Tester
15 9 (3.32%) Consultant
15 9 (3.32%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.56%) JSON
2 50 (18.45%) XML
3 49 (18.08%) SOAP
4 45 (16.61%) REST
5 42 (15.50%) Web Services
6 34 (12.55%) HTML
7 30 (11.07%) RESTful
8 26 (9.59%) Spring
9 25 (9.23%) CSS
10 16 (5.90%) Spring Boot
11 15 (5.54%) JDBC
12 12 (4.43%) .NET
12 12 (4.43%) XSD
13 10 (3.69%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (3.32%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (3.32%) React
15 8 (2.95%) Node.js
16 7 (2.58%) J2EE
17 6 (2.21%) ActiveMQ
17 6 (2.21%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.32%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.58%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.21%) NHS
5 5 (1.85%) User Experience
6 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.11%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.28%) Linux
2 22 (8.12%) Unix
3 14 (5.17%) Windows
4 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.74%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (38.75%) Performance Testing
3 70 (25.83%) BDD
4 64 (23.62%) Scrum
5 59 (21.77%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (20.30%) Automated Testing
7 54 (19.93%) Test Automation
8 46 (16.97%) TDD
9 38 (14.02%) Test Scripting
10 33 (12.18%) Test Strategy
11 32 (11.81%) DevOps
12 31 (11.44%) OOP
13 29 (10.70%) OO
13 29 (10.70%) SDLC
14 28 (10.33%) Open Source
15 27 (9.96%) API Testing
16 26 (9.59%) Configuration Management
16 26 (9.59%) Manual Testing
17 24 (8.86%) Software Testing
18 23 (8.49%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (49.82%) Java
2 54 (19.93%) JavaScript
3 50 (18.45%) Python
4 43 (15.87%) SQL
5 28 (10.33%) Ruby
6 27 (9.96%) Groovy
7 20 (7.38%) PHP
8 19 (7.01%) C#
9 15 (5.54%) C++
10 14 (5.17%) C
11 12 (4.43%) Bash Shell
12 9 (3.32%) Perl
13 7 (2.58%) Scala
14 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.74%) AWK
17 2 (0.74%) Clojure
17 2 (0.74%) VB
18 1 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (12.92%) ISTQB
3 24 (8.86%) ISEB
4 18 (6.64%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.43%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.58%) Degree
7 4 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) CCNA
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (23.62%) QA
2 7 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.58%) SDET
3 5 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.11%) WAI
4 3 (1.11%) WCAG
5 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.74%) LXC
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) KVM
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (6.64%) Ansible
2 18 (6.64%) Puppet
3 10 (3.69%) Nagios
4 7 (2.58%) HP Fortify
4 7 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.58%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (2.58%) Kibana
4 7 (2.58%) logstash
5 5 (1.85%) Graphite
6 3 (1.11%) Ambari
7 2 (0.74%) Grafana
7 2 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.74%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.74%) Salt
7 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (15.13%) Splunk
2 22 (8.12%) HP
3 16 (5.90%) Oracle
3 16 (5.90%) Sitecore
4 13 (4.80%) AppDynamics
4 13 (4.80%) Atlassian
5 10 (3.69%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.32%) MuleSoft
7 8 (2.95%) IBM
7 8 (2.95%) New Relic
8 7 (2.58%) Google
9 3 (1.11%) ATG
9 3 (1.11%) hybris
9 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.74%) BMC
10 2 (0.74%) Compuware
10 2 (0.74%) Empirix
10 2 (0.74%) Guidewire
10 2 (0.74%) NetApp
10 2 (0.74%) SOASTA, Inc
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £250 per day £250 a day initial 3 month contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
Posted: 13 days ago