Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.39% 1.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.33% 5.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Essex median daily rate £538 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.26% - -
East of England median daily rate £380 £315 £418
% change year-on-year +20.83% -24.67% +34.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 208 164 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 32.05% 20.47% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 119 111
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £288
90th Percentile £638 £566 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -0.60% +0.60%
10th Percentile £35.32 £35.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.38 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +8.54% +1.86% +7.33%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -6 8 £538 +59.26% 4
Brentwood - 1 - -
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Zephyr
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (66.67%) Ansible
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Puppet
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) HP
5 5 (55.56%) ISEB
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Test Management
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) QA
5 5 (55.56%) HP ALM
5 5 (55.56%) User Stories

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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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Zephyr
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
5 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
5 2 (22.22%) The Grinder
6 1 (11.11%) Ant
6 1 (11.11%) Gradle
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) JUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) JAXB
5 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
5 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
5 1 (11.11%) JPA
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (11.11%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Test Management
5 5 (55.56%) User Stories
6 4 (44.44%) Coaching
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
7 3 (33.33%) API Design
7 3 (33.33%) API Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Microservices
7 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Ansible
1 6 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) WSO2
4 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) CA Agile Central