Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 346 476 524
Rank change year-on-year +130 +48 +32
Contract jobs citing JMeter 665 406 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 2.38% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 276 201
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.60%
10th Percentile £327 £311 £281
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 19,591 17,059 14,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.51% 18.63% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,465 12,066 9,944
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £631 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +5.44% +6.00% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 220 208
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £33.00 £29.90 £22.13
90th Percentile £55.20 £62.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £44.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.70% +7.32% +2.50%

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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in England over the 6 months to 15 January 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

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 15 January 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 +33 240 £475 - 37
North of England +76 172 £425 - 27
South East +55 111 £415 +10.67% 19
North West +54 105 £438 +16.67% 12
South West +5 59 £425 +13.33% 20
East of England +24 43 £400 +14.29% 6
Yorkshire +21 43 £390 -17.89% 9
Midlands +5 41 £400 -0.62% 24
West Midlands -18 30 £395 +6.04% 15
North East +4 25 £419 -11.84% 6
East Midlands +14 11 £463 +5.71% 9
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 453 (68.12%) Test Automation
2 419 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
3 368 (55.34%) Selenium
4 338 (50.83%) Java
5 248 (37.29%) BDD
6 241 (36.24%) Performance Testing
7 232 (34.89%) Jenkins
8 209 (31.43%) JIRA
9 199 (29.92%) Cucumber
10 182 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
11 177 (26.62%) SoapUI
12 168 (25.26%) Scrum
13 162 (24.36%) QA
14 156 (23.46%) SQL
15 141 (21.20%) LoadRunner
16 129 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
17 122 (18.35%) JavaScript
18 121 (18.20%) Git (software)
19 120 (18.05%) Integration Testing
19 120 (18.05%) Confluence
19 120 (18.05%) TDD
19 120 (18.05%) DevOps
20 111 (16.69%) RESTful
21 108 (16.24%) WebDriver
22 105 (15.79%) SOAP
23 103 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 103 (15.49%) Microservices
24 92 (13.83%) Web Services
25 89 (13.38%) Test Strategy
26 88 (13.23%) Amazon AWS

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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
1 120 (18.05%) Confluence
2 41 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (4.96%) Apache
4 29 (4.36%) SharePoint
5 19 (2.86%) Apache Solr
5 19 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.11%) Mule
7 13 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (1.80%) JBoss
9 10 (1.50%) IIS
9 10 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.75%) CMS
10 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.45%) SAS
12 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.15%) Drupal
13 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 103 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (5.71%) GitHub
4 31 (4.66%) BlazeMeter
4 31 (4.66%) BrowserStack
5 29 (4.36%) Slack
6 22 (3.31%) Sauce Labs
7 18 (2.71%) Apigee
8 13 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 12 (1.80%) SaaS
10 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.75%) Boomi
10 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.75%) npm
10 5 (0.75%) NuGet
11 4 (0.60%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.45%) CloudTest
12 3 (0.45%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.16%) HTTP
2 12 (1.80%) Internet
3 11 (1.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (0.90%) Firewall
5 5 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.45%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.45%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.30%) DOCSIS
7 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 2 (0.30%) VPN
8 1 (0.15%) DHCP
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) IPv4
8 1 (0.15%) IPv6
8 1 (0.15%) MPLS
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.15%) SNMP
8 1 (0.15%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.26%) MySQL
3 33 (4.96%) MongoDB
3 33 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 26 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.11%) Pentaho
6 14 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (1.35%) Impala
9 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.90%) ZAP BI
11 5 (0.75%) Apache Accumulo
12 4 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.30%) Informix
14 2 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 368 (55.34%) Selenium
2 232 (34.89%) Jenkins
3 209 (31.43%) JIRA
4 199 (29.92%) Cucumber
5 177 (26.62%) SoapUI
6 141 (21.20%) LoadRunner
7 121 (18.20%) Git (software)
8 108 (16.24%) WebDriver
9 87 (13.08%) Maven
10 81 (12.18%) JUnit
11 65 (9.77%) Gatling
12 58 (8.72%) NeoLoad
13 56 (8.42%) Visual Studio Team System
14 45 (6.77%) SpecFlow
15 37 (5.56%) HP UFT
16 31 (4.66%) Burp Suite
17 28 (4.21%) Bitbucket
18 27 (4.06%) NUnit
19 26 (3.91%) SonarQube
20 24 (3.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (12.78%) Finance
2 45 (6.77%) Banking
3 17 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.41%) Marketing
5 15 (2.26%) Electronics
5 15 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.11%) Advertising
7 9 (1.35%) Retail
8 6 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.75%) Back Office
10 4 (0.60%) Legal
10 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 207 (31.13%) Tester
2 136 (20.45%) Analyst
3 131 (19.70%) Test Analyst
4 109 (16.39%) Developer
5 106 (15.94%) Automation Tester
6 79 (11.88%) Test Engineer
7 61 (9.17%) Java Developer
7 61 (9.17%) Performance Tester
8 40 (6.02%) Test Leader
9 38 (5.71%) QA Tester
10 31 (4.66%) Automation Test Analyst
11 28 (4.21%) Selenium Tester
12 27 (4.06%) Developer in Test
13 23 (3.46%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 23 (3.46%) Test Automation Engineer
14 22 (3.31%) Java Automation Tester
15 21 (3.16%) Performance Analyst
15 21 (3.16%) Performance Test Analyst
15 21 (3.16%) QA Automation Tester
16 20 (3.01%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (16.69%) RESTful
2 105 (15.79%) SOAP
3 92 (13.83%) Web Services
4 87 (13.08%) REST
5 76 (11.43%) .NET
6 68 (10.23%) CSS
7 63 (9.47%) Spring
8 56 (8.42%) HTML
9 50 (7.52%) Gherkin
10 49 (7.37%) XML
11 40 (6.02%) JSON
12 37 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
12 37 (5.56%) Node.js
13 33 (4.96%) AngularJS
13 33 (4.96%) Spring Boot
13 33 (4.96%) Taurus
14 31 (4.66%) Hibernate
15 27 (4.06%) ActiveMQ
15 27 (4.06%) JPA
15 27 (4.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 11 (1.65%) Client/Server
3 11 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (1.65%) Virtual Team
4 8 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 8 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.20%) Fat Client
4 8 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 8 (1.20%) Thin Client
4 8 (1.20%) User Experience
5 7 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (0.90%) NHS
6 6 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.75%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.60%) DataPower
8 4 (0.60%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.97%) Linux
2 25 (3.76%) Unix
2 25 (3.76%) Windows
3 3 (0.45%) Android
3 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.15%) CentOS
5 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (68.12%) Test Automation
2 419 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (37.29%) BDD
4 241 (36.24%) Performance Testing
5 182 (27.37%) Continuous Integration
6 168 (25.26%) Scrum
7 129 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
8 120 (18.05%) DevOps
8 120 (18.05%) Integration Testing
8 120 (18.05%) TDD
9 103 (15.49%) Microservices
10 89 (13.38%) Test Strategy
11 80 (12.03%) Test Scripting
12 75 (11.28%) API Testing
13 71 (10.68%) SDET
14 66 (9.92%) Regression Testing
15 64 (9.62%) OWASP
16 57 (8.57%) SDLC
17 56 (8.42%) Functional Testing
17 56 (8.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 338 (50.83%) Java
2 156 (23.46%) SQL
3 122 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 83 (12.48%) C#
5 64 (9.62%) Python
6 29 (4.36%) PL/SQL
7 26 (3.91%) Java 8
8 24 (3.61%) Ruby
9 20 (3.01%) Groovy
9 20 (3.01%) Scala
10 17 (2.56%) PHP
11 13 (1.95%) Perl
12 10 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.35%) VB
14 8 (1.20%) Clojure
15 7 (1.05%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.05%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.90%) C++
16 6 (0.90%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (9.02%) ISTQB
2 56 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.02%) ISEB
4 39 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (3.46%) Degree
6 14 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.90%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.45%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.15%) CCA
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (24.36%) QA
2 22 (3.31%) WCAG
3 13 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.45%) GDPR
4 3 (0.45%) PMO
5 2 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (13.23%) Docker
2 11 (1.65%) OpenAM
2 11 (1.65%) OpenDJ
3 2 (0.30%) vCloud
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) ACF2
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) RACF
4 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (5.26%) Kibana
2 31 (4.66%) Kubernetes
3 29 (4.36%) logstash
4 28 (4.21%) Puppet
5 24 (3.61%) Ansible
5 24 (3.61%) Nessus
6 21 (3.16%) Grafana
7 19 (2.86%) HP ALM
8 18 (2.71%) Prometheus
9 17 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.65%) Mesos
10 11 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (1.35%) Terraform
12 9 (1.35%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.75%) Graphite
14 4 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
15 3 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
16 1 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 79 (11.88%) Oracle
2 43 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 37 (5.56%) Dynatrace
4 28 (4.21%) AppDynamics
5 26 (3.91%) HP
6 22 (3.31%) Splunk
7 19 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.86%) New Relic
8 17 (2.56%) Google
8 17 (2.56%) SAP
9 12 (1.80%) ForgeRock
10 8 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
11 7 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.05%) Perfecto Mobile
11 7 (1.05%) WSO2
12 6 (0.90%) hybris
12 6 (0.90%) Veracode
13 5 (0.75%) CA
13 5 (0.75%) Dell
14 4 (0.60%) IBM