Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 515 545
Rank change year-on-year +150 +30 +28
Contract jobs citing JMeter 635 348 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 2.06% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 224 221
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -3.53%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £300
90th Percentile £589 £561 £505
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 19,827 16,876 16,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.00% 18.47% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,694 11,752 10,910
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 274 235
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%
10th Percentile £25.16 £30.40 £25.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.46%

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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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 +75 275 £475 +3.26% 36
North of England +69 144 £413 +3.45% 20
South East +27 93 £400 +1.91% 16
North West +42 77 £425 +13.33% 10
East of England +27 51 £450 +21.62% 4
Yorkshire +16 51 £375 -21.05% 6
South West +10 47 £463 +11.78% 18
Midlands -23 29 £450 +12.50% 21
North East +19 17 £400 -30.43% 4
West Midlands -22 17 £413 +5.77% 18
East Midlands +21 12 £500 +11.11% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 412 (64.88%) Test Automation
2 400 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (55.43%) Selenium
4 328 (51.65%) Java
5 253 (39.84%) Performance Testing
6 234 (36.85%) Jenkins
7 218 (34.33%) BDD
8 206 (32.44%) Cucumber
9 202 (31.81%) JIRA
10 185 (29.13%) Scrum
11 182 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (25.83%) SoapUI
13 151 (23.78%) QA
14 145 (22.83%) Non-Functional Testing
15 142 (22.36%) SQL
16 127 (20.00%) LoadRunner
17 123 (19.37%) TDD
18 122 (19.21%) Confluence
19 121 (19.06%) Git (software)
20 116 (18.27%) JavaScript
21 112 (17.64%) RESTful
21 112 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
22 109 (17.17%) Docker
22 109 (17.17%) DevOps
23 104 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
24 97 (15.28%) WebDriver
25 96 (15.12%) SOAP
26 95 (14.96%) Test Strategy
27 94 (14.80%) Test Scripting
28 93 (14.65%) Web Services

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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
1 122 (19.21%) Confluence
2 40 (6.30%) Apache
3 32 (5.04%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (3.78%) Apache Solr
5 20 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.20%) Mule
8 12 (1.89%) JBoss
9 11 (1.73%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.26%) IIS
12 5 (0.79%) CICS
13 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.63%) CMS
14 3 (0.47%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.47%) SAS
14 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.31%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 112 (17.64%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (7.09%) GitHub
4 37 (5.83%) Sauce Labs
5 34 (5.35%) BlazeMeter
6 32 (5.04%) BrowserStack
7 19 (2.99%) Apigee
7 19 (2.99%) Slack
8 18 (2.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (2.05%) NuGet
10 11 (1.73%) SaaS
11 10 (1.57%) npm
12 8 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.47%) CloudTest
14 3 (0.47%) Lucidchart
14 3 (0.47%) PaaS
15 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.31%) IaaS
15 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.51%) HTTP
2 9 (1.42%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.26%) Internet
4 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.63%) DOCSIS
5 4 (0.63%) SMS
6 3 (0.47%) SSL
7 2 (0.31%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.31%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.31%) VPN
7 2 (0.31%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) Firewall
8 1 (0.16%) IPsec
8 1 (0.16%) IPv4
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.16%) SSH
8 1 (0.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 48 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 47 (7.40%) Relational Database
4 38 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (5.83%) MySQL
6 19 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (2.68%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 9 (1.42%) Pentaho
11 8 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.94%) Impala
13 6 (0.94%) ZAP BI
14 4 (0.63%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.47%) DB2
16 2 (0.31%) Informix
16 2 (0.31%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 352 (55.43%) Selenium
2 234 (36.85%) Jenkins
3 206 (32.44%) Cucumber
4 202 (31.81%) JIRA
5 164 (25.83%) SoapUI
6 127 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 121 (19.06%) Git (software)
8 97 (15.28%) WebDriver
9 90 (14.17%) Maven
10 83 (13.07%) JUnit
11 75 (11.81%) Gatling
12 49 (7.72%) NeoLoad
13 46 (7.24%) SpecFlow
14 39 (6.14%) The Grinder
15 34 (5.35%) Bitbucket
16 33 (5.20%) Visual Studio
17 31 (4.88%) Zephyr
18 30 (4.72%) TeamCity
19 27 (4.25%) SonarQube
20 26 (4.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (13.07%) Finance
2 48 (7.56%) Banking
3 17 (2.68%) Marketing
4 15 (2.36%) Advertising
4 15 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.05%) Electronics
5 13 (2.05%) Retail
6 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.79%) Back Office
7 5 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 186 (29.29%) Tester
2 107 (16.85%) Analyst
3 103 (16.22%) Test Analyst
4 102 (16.06%) Developer
5 83 (13.07%) Automation Tester
6 67 (10.55%) Performance Tester
7 64 (10.08%) Java Developer
8 62 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 43 (6.77%) Test Leader
10 31 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
11 28 (4.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 27 (4.25%) Developer in Test
13 24 (3.78%) Automation Test Analyst
14 23 (3.62%) Test Automation Engineer
15 21 (3.31%) Architect
15 21 (3.31%) Performance Analyst
15 21 (3.31%) Performance Test Analyst
15 21 (3.31%) Performance Test Leader
15 21 (3.31%) QA Tester
16 20 (3.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (17.64%) RESTful
2 96 (15.12%) SOAP
3 93 (14.65%) Web Services
4 77 (12.13%) REST
5 73 (11.50%) .NET
6 68 (10.71%) CSS
7 66 (10.39%) Spring
8 61 (9.61%) HTML
9 57 (8.98%) XML
10 52 (8.19%) Gherkin
11 47 (7.40%) JSON
12 42 (6.61%) AngularJS
13 38 (5.98%) Node.js
14 33 (5.20%) ActiveMQ
15 31 (4.88%) Hibernate
16 30 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
17 28 (4.41%) Kafka
17 28 (4.41%) Sass
18 27 (4.25%) JPA
18 27 (4.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.68%) Public Cloud
3 16 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.36%) User Experience
5 13 (2.05%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 11 (1.73%) NHS
7 9 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.94%) Fintech
9 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.79%) DataPower
10 5 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.63%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.63%) Digital TV
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.55%) Linux
2 37 (5.83%) Windows
3 35 (5.51%) Unix
4 8 (1.26%) Android
4 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (64.88%) Test Automation
2 400 (62.99%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (39.84%) Performance Testing
4 218 (34.33%) BDD
5 185 (29.13%) Scrum
6 182 (28.66%) Continuous Integration
7 145 (22.83%) Non-Functional Testing
8 123 (19.37%) TDD
9 109 (17.17%) DevOps
10 95 (14.96%) Test Strategy
11 94 (14.80%) Test Scripting
12 89 (14.02%) Integration Testing
13 88 (13.86%) Microservices
14 72 (11.34%) Load Testing
15 69 (10.87%) API Testing
16 67 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (9.92%) Regression Testing
18 61 (9.61%) Functional Testing
19 59 (9.29%) SDET
20 54 (8.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 328 (51.65%) Java
2 142 (22.36%) SQL
3 116 (18.27%) JavaScript
4 84 (13.23%) C#
5 74 (11.65%) Python
6 37 (5.83%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.35%) Scala
8 30 (4.72%) Java 8
9 28 (4.41%) Ruby
10 24 (3.78%) Groovy
11 23 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 20 (3.15%) PHP
13 17 (2.68%) Clojure
14 15 (2.36%) Perl
15 13 (2.05%) C
16 10 (1.57%) C++
16 10 (1.57%) VB
17 9 (1.42%) Kotlin
18 6 (0.94%) Go
18 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 74 (11.65%) ISTQB
2 58 (9.13%) Security Cleared
3 53 (8.35%) ISEB
4 40 (6.30%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.88%) Degree
6 15 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.47%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCA
12 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.16%) MCP
12 1 (0.16%) OCP
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (23.78%) QA
2 8 (1.26%) WCAG
3 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.10%) PMO
4 4 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 109 (17.17%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) vCloud
3 2 (0.31%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.31%) OpenDJ
4 1 (0.16%) ACF2
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.16%) RACF
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (8.35%) Kubernetes
2 28 (4.41%) Ansible
2 28 (4.41%) Kibana
2 28 (4.41%) logstash
3 25 (3.94%) Grafana
3 25 (3.94%) Puppet
4 22 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.99%) Prometheus
6 18 (2.83%) Mesos
7 15 (2.36%) HP ALM
8 13 (2.05%) Terraform
9 11 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (1.42%) Nessus
10 9 (1.42%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (0.63%) CA Service Virtualization
12 4 (0.63%) Graphite
13 2 (0.31%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (11.02%) Oracle
2 42 (6.61%) AppDynamics
3 34 (5.35%) Dynatrace
4 29 (4.57%) HP
5 21 (3.31%) Atlassian
5 21 (3.31%) Splunk
6 20 (3.15%) New Relic
7 19 (2.99%) Microsoft
8 17 (2.68%) Google
8 17 (2.68%) SOASTA, Inc
9 14 (2.20%) SAP
10 13 (2.05%) Veracode
11 10 (1.57%) Perfecto Mobile
12 9 (1.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 8 (1.26%) WSO2
14 7 (1.10%) CA Agile Central
15 6 (0.94%) CA
15 6 (0.94%) webMethods
16 4 (0.63%) Micro Focus
16 4 (0.63%) VMware