Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 439 357 508
Rank change year-on-year -82 +151 +58
Contract jobs citing JMeter 353 680 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.72% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 3.40% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 452 258
England median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £310
90th Percentile £530 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.61% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £29.50 £30.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.07% -31.67% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +13.82% -31.67% -

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 13,179 20,021 17,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 21.20% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,776 13,850 12,261
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £325 £313
90th Percentile £644 £625 £603
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 270
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £18.30 £25.41 £28.98
90th Percentile £74.35 £55.20 £58.88
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +3.66%

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 19 November 2019.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2019. 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 -55 132 £450 -5.26% 10
North of England -17 93 £425 - 14
South East +17 77 £360 -11.66% 10
North East +33 36 £475 +15.15% 4
Yorkshire +20 35 £369 -1.60% 4
East of England +5 23 £360 -20.00% 3
North West -57 22 £413 -2.88% 6
South West -41 15 £400 -9.86% 3
Midlands +17 13 £425 +1.19% 9
West Midlands +11 10 £425 +6.25% 6
East Midlands +16 3 - - 3
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 250 (70.82%) Test Automation
2 214 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (57.79%) Selenium
4 174 (49.29%) Performance Testing
5 154 (43.63%) Java
6 124 (35.13%) QA
7 102 (28.90%) Cucumber
8 100 (28.33%) Jenkins
9 95 (26.91%) BDD
10 89 (25.21%) JIRA
11 88 (24.93%) DevOps
12 82 (23.23%) SQL
13 81 (22.95%) RESTful
13 81 (22.95%) Azure
14 78 (22.10%) JavaScript
15 77 (21.81%) Non-Functional Testing
16 74 (20.96%) TDD
17 69 (19.55%) Microservices
18 67 (18.98%) API Testing
18 67 (18.98%) Scrum
19 66 (18.70%) Web Services
20 65 (18.41%) C#
20 65 (18.41%) Test Strategy
21 61 (17.28%) WebDriver
21 61 (17.28%) Gatling
22 58 (16.43%) SoapUI
23 57 (16.15%) JUnit
24 56 (15.86%) Confluence
24 56 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (14.73%) Functional Testing

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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 56 (15.86%) Confluence
2 23 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.97%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.68%) Apache
6 8 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.42%) GeoServer
7 5 (1.42%) Jetty
8 4 (1.13%) OpenEdge
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.85%) IIS
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.57%) JBoss
10 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.28%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) nginx
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 10 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 81 (22.95%) Azure
2 34 (9.63%) AWS
3 30 (8.50%) BrowserStack
4 23 (6.52%) GitHub
5 21 (5.95%) Sauce Labs
6 20 (5.67%) BlazeMeter
7 11 (3.12%) Google Analytics
8 10 (2.83%) SaaS
9 7 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.98%) Serverless
10 6 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (1.42%) Datadog
12 4 (1.13%) GCP
13 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.83%) HTTP
2 8 (2.27%) VPN
3 3 (0.85%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) 3G
4 2 (0.57%) 4G
4 2 (0.57%) Firewall
4 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) 2G
5 1 (0.28%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.28%) FTP
5 1 (0.28%) IPsec
5 1 (0.28%) LAN
5 1 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.28%) SMTP
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) WAN
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (3.12%) Big Data
3 11 (3.12%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.83%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.70%) MySQL
8 5 (1.42%) DataStage
8 5 (1.42%) GIS
9 4 (1.13%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.57%) Impala
11 2 (0.57%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.57%) Redis
11 2 (0.57%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 204 (57.79%) Selenium
2 102 (28.90%) Cucumber
3 100 (28.33%) Jenkins
4 89 (25.21%) JIRA
5 61 (17.28%) Gatling
5 61 (17.28%) WebDriver
6 58 (16.43%) SoapUI
7 57 (16.15%) JUnit
8 52 (14.73%) LoadRunner
9 37 (10.48%) SpecFlow
10 33 (9.35%) Maven
11 31 (8.78%) Git (software)
12 23 (6.52%) NeoLoad
12 23 (6.52%) Visual Studio
13 21 (5.95%) git-flow
13 21 (5.95%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (5.10%) Gradle
15 17 (4.82%) Mockito
16 16 (4.53%) Sonatype Nexus
17 13 (3.68%) FitNesse
General
1 41 (11.61%) Finance
2 38 (10.76%) Public Sector
3 16 (4.53%) Legal
4 12 (3.40%) Banking
5 8 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Electronics
7 4 (1.13%) Front Office
7 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.13%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Retail
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (26.91%) Tester
2 66 (18.70%) Analyst
2 66 (18.70%) Developer
3 64 (18.13%) Test Analyst
4 59 (16.71%) Test Engineer
5 46 (13.03%) Automation Tester
6 34 (9.63%) Performance Tester
7 29 (8.22%) Java Developer
8 27 (7.65%) Test Automation Engineer
9 23 (6.52%) Developer in Test
9 23 (6.52%) QA Engineer
10 22 (6.23%) Automation Test Analyst
10 22 (6.23%) Test Leader
11 18 (5.10%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.82%) QA Tester
13 16 (4.53%) Performance Test Leader
14 15 (4.25%) Test Manager
15 11 (3.12%) Full Stack Developer
16 10 (2.83%) Performance Engineer
16 10 (2.83%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.95%) RESTful
2 66 (18.70%) Web Services
3 46 (13.03%) SOAP
4 38 (10.76%) Spring
5 35 (9.92%) AngularJS
6 30 (8.50%) CSS
7 27 (7.65%) Gherkin
7 27 (7.65%) Node.js
8 26 (7.37%) XML
9 25 (7.08%) .NET
9 25 (7.08%) REST
10 23 (6.52%) jQuery
10 23 (6.52%) JSON
11 22 (6.23%) HTML
11 22 (6.23%) React
12 20 (5.67%) Hibernate
13 18 (5.10%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (5.10%) hapi
14 12 (3.40%) JMS
15 11 (3.12%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.95%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.53%) Blog
4 13 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.42%) User Experience
7 4 (1.13%) Derivative
7 4 (1.13%) EPoS
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.85%) NHS
8 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.57%) Equities
9 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.07%) Linux
2 31 (8.78%) Windows
3 20 (5.67%) Unix
4 11 (3.12%) Android
5 10 (2.83%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.98%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.42%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (70.82%) Test Automation
2 214 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (49.29%) Performance Testing
4 95 (26.91%) BDD
5 88 (24.93%) DevOps
6 77 (21.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 74 (20.96%) TDD
8 69 (19.55%) Microservices
9 67 (18.98%) API Testing
9 67 (18.98%) Scrum
10 65 (18.41%) Test Strategy
11 56 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (14.73%) Functional Testing
13 44 (12.46%) Kanban
14 42 (11.90%) Integration Testing
15 40 (11.33%) Test Scripting
16 35 (9.92%) SDET
17 34 (9.63%) Regression Testing
18 33 (9.35%) Test Management
19 31 (8.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (43.63%) Java
2 82 (23.23%) SQL
3 78 (22.10%) JavaScript
4 65 (18.41%) C#
5 22 (6.23%) Python
6 20 (5.67%) Java 8
7 11 (3.12%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.27%) C
9 8 (2.27%) Kotlin
10 6 (1.70%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.70%) Ruby
10 6 (1.70%) Scala
11 3 (0.85%) VBScript
12 2 (0.57%) ES6
12 2 (0.57%) Groovy
12 2 (0.57%) Perl
12 2 (0.57%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 39 (11.05%) ISEB
2 34 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 29 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 20 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.97%) Degree
6 13 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (2.27%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (35.13%) QA
2 5 (1.42%) GDPR
3 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (12.18%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) HDFS
2 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.68%) Kibana
3 11 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (3.12%) Terraform
4 9 (2.55%) logstash
5 8 (2.27%) HP ALM
6 6 (1.70%) Ansible
7 5 (1.42%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.13%) Puppet
9 3 (0.85%) Mesos
9 3 (0.85%) Nessus
9 3 (0.85%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.28%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.28%) Nagios
11 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (9.63%) Oracle
2 27 (7.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.10%) Google
4 15 (4.25%) HP
5 12 (3.40%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.70%) New Relic
7 5 (1.42%) WSO2
8 4 (1.13%) Adobe
8 4 (1.13%) SAP
8 4 (1.13%) webMethods
9 3 (0.85%) VMware
10 2 (0.57%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco
10 2 (0.57%) Databricks
10 2 (0.57%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.57%) IBM
10 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.57%) Splunk
11 1 (0.28%) hybris