Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 411 444
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 +65
Contract jobs citing JMeter 173 214 463
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 2.55% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 151 326
10th Percentile £358 £313 £325
25th Percentile £400 £360 £376
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.69%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £488
90th Percentile £557 £538 £564
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +3.53% -4.49% +1.71%

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 7,540 8,405 17,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.87% 17.93% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,045 5,825 12,032
10th Percentile £343 £338 £340
25th Percentile £406 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £665 £675 £644
UK median daily rate £491 £495 £480
% change year-on-year -0.81% +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 128 240
10th Percentile £26.50 £18.25 £21.25
25th Percentile £40.00 £39.06 £36.75
Median hourly rate £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.74% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £56.50 £53.98 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.20 £64.20 £56.50
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £44.18
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.51% +3.95%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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 -16 87 £450 +5.39% 8
South East +40 28 £463 +15.63% 6
North of England +38 28 £440 +10.00% 10
North West +14 13 £440 +17.33% 3
Midlands +5 10 £338 -6.25% 3
North East +30 9 £500 +17.65% 4
Yorkshire +34 6 £388 -18.42% 3
South West +27 6 £450 - 5
West Midlands -17 6 £315 -12.50% 2
East of England +23 5 £450 +0.28% 1
East Midlands +20 4 £375 - 1
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 95 (54.91%) Java
2 80 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (45.66%) Test Automation
4 69 (39.88%) Selenium
5 64 (36.99%) Performance Testing
6 62 (35.84%) Jenkins
7 60 (34.68%) JIRA
8 59 (34.10%) DevOps
9 52 (30.06%) Security Cleared
10 49 (28.32%) Non-Functional Testing
11 46 (26.59%) AWS
12 40 (23.12%) Cucumber
12 40 (23.12%) QA
13 39 (22.54%) Social Skills
14 35 (20.23%) Azure
15 34 (19.65%) LoadRunner
16 33 (19.08%) Scrum
17 32 (18.50%) Linux
17 32 (18.50%) BDD
17 32 (18.50%) SC Cleared
17 32 (18.50%) Docker
18 29 (16.76%) SoapUI
18 29 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
18 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
18 29 (16.76%) Python
19 28 (16.18%) Postman
20 27 (15.61%) TDD
21 26 (15.03%) SQL
22 25 (14.45%) Software Testing
22 25 (14.45%) NeoLoad

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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 16 (9.25%) Confluence
2 7 (4.05%) Mule
3 6 (3.47%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.89%) JBoss
5 4 (2.31%) Apache
5 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.73%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.73%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.58%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.58%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Magento
2 3 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 46 (26.59%) AWS
2 35 (20.23%) Azure
3 14 (8.09%) GitHub
4 11 (6.36%) PaaS
5 9 (5.20%) SaaS
6 8 (4.62%) GCP
7 7 (4.05%) OpenShift
7 7 (4.05%) Serverless
8 6 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (3.47%) IaaS
9 5 (2.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.31%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.73%) Attraqt
11 3 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.73%) Boomi
11 3 (1.73%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) HTTP
2 5 (2.89%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.73%) DNS
3 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.73%) VPN
4 2 (1.16%) FTP
4 2 (1.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) DSL
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) IPsec
5 1 (0.58%) IPv4
5 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.31%) DB2
4 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.73%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.73%) Power BI
5 3 (1.73%) Redis
6 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.16%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.58%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (39.88%) Selenium
2 62 (35.84%) Jenkins
3 60 (34.68%) JIRA
4 40 (23.12%) Cucumber
5 34 (19.65%) LoadRunner
6 29 (16.76%) SoapUI
7 28 (16.18%) Postman
8 25 (14.45%) NeoLoad
9 19 (10.98%) GitLab
10 18 (10.40%) JUnit
11 17 (9.83%) Maven
11 17 (9.83%) SonarQube
12 15 (8.67%) REST Assured
13 12 (6.94%) Git (software)
14 10 (5.78%) SilkPerformer
15 9 (5.20%) Cypress.io
15 9 (5.20%) Gatling
15 9 (5.20%) IntelliJ
15 9 (5.20%) WebLOAD
16 8 (4.62%) Appium
General
1 39 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 19 (10.98%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.94%) Finance
4 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.89%) Banking
5 5 (2.89%) Retail
6 4 (2.31%) Advertising
7 3 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.16%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (35.26%) Tester
2 33 (19.08%) Performance Tester
3 28 (16.18%) Test Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Developer
5 15 (8.67%) Performance Engineer
6 14 (8.09%) Analyst
7 12 (6.94%) Performance Test Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Developer in Test
8 10 (5.78%) Non-Functional Tester
8 10 (5.78%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.20%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Senior Test Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Lead Tester
10 8 (4.62%) Test Manager
11 7 (4.05%) Senior Performance Engineer
12 6 (3.47%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.89%) QA Tester
13 5 (2.89%) Test Automation Developer
13 5 (2.89%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.29%) Node.js
2 18 (10.40%) RESTful
3 17 (9.83%) REST
3 17 (9.83%) SOAP
4 16 (9.25%) JSON
4 16 (9.25%) Web Services
5 14 (8.09%) XML
6 11 (6.36%) AngularJS
7 9 (5.20%) .NET
7 9 (5.20%) HTML
7 9 (5.20%) WireMock
8 8 (4.62%) Spring
9 7 (4.05%) React
10 6 (3.47%) Middleware
11 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.89%) GraphQL
11 5 (2.89%) Jest
11 5 (2.89%) jQuery
12 4 (2.31%) .NET Core
12 4 (2.31%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Smart Meter
2 8 (4.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.73%) FMCG
3 3 (1.73%) NHS
3 3 (1.73%) PlayStation
3 3 (1.73%) User Experience
3 3 (1.73%) Wiki
4 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.58%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.50%) Linux
2 6 (3.47%) Android
3 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.89%) Windows
4 3 (1.73%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.66%) Test Automation
3 64 (36.99%) Performance Testing
4 59 (34.10%) DevOps
5 49 (28.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 33 (19.08%) Scrum
7 32 (18.50%) BDD
8 29 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (15.61%) TDD
10 25 (14.45%) Microservices
10 25 (14.45%) Software Testing
11 24 (13.87%) Test Strategy
12 18 (10.40%) Defect Management
13 17 (9.83%) Test Management
14 16 (9.25%) API Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Functional Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Regression Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Test Scripting
14 16 (9.25%) Waterfall
15 15 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (54.91%) Java
2 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
2 29 (16.76%) Python
3 26 (15.03%) SQL
4 19 (10.98%) C#
5 12 (6.94%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.20%) Java 8
7 8 (4.62%) Perl
8 7 (4.05%) VB
9 6 (3.47%) Ruby
10 5 (2.89%) Groovy
10 5 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.89%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.31%) C
12 3 (1.73%) AWK
12 3 (1.73%) ES6
12 3 (1.73%) Go
12 3 (1.73%) PHP
12 3 (1.73%) Scala
13 2 (1.16%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 52 (30.06%) Security Cleared
2 32 (18.50%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.83%) ISTQB
4 15 (8.67%) ISEB
5 13 (7.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.62%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.89%) Degree
8 4 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.73%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
10 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.12%) QA
2 8 (4.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (18.50%) Docker
2 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.56%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.40%) Ansible
3 17 (9.83%) Terraform
4 15 (8.67%) Puppet
5 12 (6.94%) Grafana
6 11 (6.36%) HP ALM
7 7 (4.05%) Kibana
7 7 (4.05%) Rancher
8 5 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.16%) Nagios
10 2 (1.16%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.58%) Giant Swarm
11 1 (0.58%) Iperf
11 1 (0.58%) Istio
11 1 (0.58%) logstash
11 1 (0.58%) MIIS
11 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (13.29%) Splunk
2 19 (10.98%) HP
3 17 (9.83%) Oracle
4 15 (8.67%) Dynatrace
5 11 (6.36%) AppDynamics
6 9 (5.20%) Google
6 9 (5.20%) MuleSoft
6 9 (5.20%) New Relic
7 7 (4.05%) IBM
7 7 (4.05%) SAP
8 6 (3.47%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.31%) hybris
10 3 (1.73%) Apple
10 3 (1.73%) Dell
10 3 (1.73%) Informatica
11 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.16%) WSO2
12 1 (0.58%) Incapsula
12 1 (0.58%) Omniture
12 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com