Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +86
Contract jobs citing JMeter 28 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.84% 1.95% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.45% 5.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 0
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
East of England median daily rate £438 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +34.62% -21.21% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 376 326 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.17% 37.43% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 234 39
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +46.43% -11.39%
10th Percentile £363 £308 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 10
Essex median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +32.49% -16.58%
10th Percentile £25.40 £35.00 £29.85
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £36.40
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -9.41% -4.49% +9.88%

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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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +5 13 £400 +23.08%
Basildon - 1 £475 -
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) Scrum
3 19 (67.86%) Selenium
3 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
3 19 (67.86%) SoapUI
4 17 (60.71%) Performance Testing
4 17 (60.71%) LoadRunner
4 17 (60.71%) Oracle
5 16 (57.14%) TDD
6 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 14 (50.00%) User Stories
6 14 (50.00%) Java
7 13 (46.43%) SOAP
7 13 (46.43%) ISEB
7 13 (46.43%) BDD
7 13 (46.43%) JIRA
7 13 (46.43%) Kanban
8 12 (42.86%) QA
8 12 (42.86%) Confluence
8 12 (42.86%) XML
9 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
10 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
11 9 (32.14%) Linux
11 9 (32.14%) Coaching
12 8 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria

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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 12 (42.86%) Confluence
2 5 (17.86%) Apache
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) SSL
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Pentaho
2 5 (17.86%) Impala
3 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Selenium
1 19 (67.86%) SoapUI
2 17 (60.71%) LoadRunner
3 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (17.86%) JUnit
6 5 (17.86%) Zephyr
7 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.29%) Maven
7 4 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (14.29%) Subversion
7 4 (14.29%) Toad
7 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
8 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
8 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
9 2 (7.14%) Hudson
9 2 (7.14%) QF-Test
10 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) ETL Tester
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) Spring
4 5 (17.86%) Middleware
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Batch
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 4 (14.29%) XSLT
6 3 (10.71%) .NET
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE
6 3 (10.71%) XML Messaging
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Java SE
7 2 (7.14%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Scrum
2 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Performance Testing
4 16 (57.14%) TDD
5 14 (50.00%) User Stories
6 13 (46.43%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) Kanban
7 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
8 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (35.71%) Integration Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
9 9 (32.14%) Coaching
9 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
10 8 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (28.57%) Data Integration
10 8 (28.57%) ETL
11 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (25.00%) SOA
11 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) Java 8
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (46.43%) ISEB
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (21.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 2 (7.14%) HP ALM
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) WSO2
3 4 (14.29%) webMethods
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central