Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 February 2020 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 77 73
Rank change year-on-year +29 -4 +3
Contract jobs citing JMeter 11 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.96% 2.82% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.32% 8.19% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Essex median daily rate £372 £400 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.13% -25.58% +59.26%
10th Percentile £341 £285 £325
90th Percentile £488 £500 £625
East of England median daily rate £375 £390 £380
% change year-on-year -3.85% +2.63% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £45.00
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 118 293 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.07% 34.43% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 176 171
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £339 £344 £338
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Essex median hourly rate £24.70 £53.65 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.96% +26.24% +14.09%
10th Percentile £19.34 £34.86 £35.32
90th Percentile £29.17 £66.21 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.25 £42.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year -26.04% -3.43% +6.71%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Essex over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea +26 8 £368 -5.64%
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (54.55%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Kanban
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) User Stories
6 3 (27.27%) Ansible
6 3 (27.27%) Docker
6 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Impala
2 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
2 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Bitbucket
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 2 (18.18%) Gradle
5 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Mockito
5 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
5 2 (18.18%) Postman
5 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) JPA
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Spring Boot
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Smoke Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Kibana
2 2 (18.18%) logstash
2 2 (18.18%) Mesos
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) WSO2