Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 74 70
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4 -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 26 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.59% 1.46% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.34% 4.50% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
Essex median daily rate £425 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +61.54% -
10th Percentile £348 £310 £290
90th Percentile £525 £625 £350
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.92% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 354 222 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.29% 32.41% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 83
Essex median daily rate £505 £513 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +10.81% +15.63%
10th Percentile £350 £322 £260
90th Percentile £600 £621 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 12
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +0.13%
10th Percentile £33.76 £36.75 £32.08
90th Percentile £63.50 £63.75 £43.45
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £40.81
% change year-on-year - +7.20% +2.03%

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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Essex over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 17 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
Southend-on-Sea -15 13 £395 -28.18%
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Essex region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Scrum
3 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 21 (80.77%) Selenium
3 21 (80.77%) SoapUI
4 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
5 18 (69.23%) QA
5 18 (69.23%) User Stories
5 18 (69.23%) SQL
6 17 (65.38%) ISTQB
6 17 (65.38%) ISEB
7 16 (61.54%) LoadRunner
7 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
7 16 (61.54%) Kanban
8 15 (57.69%) Confluence
8 15 (57.69%) JIRA
8 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
8 15 (57.69%) Integration Testing
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle
9 14 (53.85%) ETL
9 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
9 14 (53.85%) Pentaho
9 14 (53.85%) Data Integration
9 14 (53.85%) Coaching
9 14 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
10 13 (50.00%) Test Planning
10 13 (50.00%) Data Engineering
10 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (50.00%) Functional Testing
10 13 (50.00%) BDD

JMeter
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 15 (57.69%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Pentaho
2 9 (34.62%) Impala
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Selenium
1 21 (80.77%) SoapUI
2 16 (61.54%) LoadRunner
3 15 (57.69%) JIRA
4 8 (30.77%) Bitbucket
5 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
6 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (15.38%) JUnit
6 4 (15.38%) Zephyr
7 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 2 (7.69%) Gradle
8 2 (7.69%) IntelliJ
8 2 (7.69%) Maven
8 2 (7.69%) NeoLoad
9 1 (3.85%) Mockito
9 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
9 1 (3.85%) Subversion
9 1 (3.85%) TestNG
9 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) SOAP
2 6 (23.08%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) REST
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) Middleware
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) JPA
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
6 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) JMS
6 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
6 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 2 (7.69%) WSDL
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Scrum
3 21 (80.77%) TDD
4 19 (73.08%) Test Automation
5 18 (69.23%) User Stories
6 16 (61.54%) Kanban
6 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
7 15 (57.69%) Integration Testing
7 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
8 14 (53.85%) Acceptance Criteria
8 14 (53.85%) Coaching
8 14 (53.85%) Data Integration
8 14 (53.85%) ETL
8 14 (53.85%) Test Scripting
9 13 (50.00%) BDD
9 13 (50.00%) Data Engineering
9 13 (50.00%) Functional Testing
9 13 (50.00%) Test Planning
9 13 (50.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) ISEB
1 17 (65.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
2 13 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Kibana
2 2 (7.69%) logstash
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Mesos
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) WSO2
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft