Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing JMeter 13 11 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 4.02% 1.55% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 5.26% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 27
Median daily rate £473 £370 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -26.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £413 £329 £356
90th Percentile £490 £495 £570
East of England median daily rate £473 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +30.34% -19.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 109 209 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.75% 29.52% 36.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 140 225
Median daily rate £483 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -8.65% +1.46%
10th Percentile £411 £363 £363
90th Percentile £600 £576 £600
East of England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £33.60 £36.13 £25.40
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.38 £75.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +9.41% -

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Essex

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in Essex.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in Essex

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in Essex over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 September 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 +14 8 £459 +11.89% 1
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
2 8 (61.54%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) Confluence
3 7 (53.85%) API Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Product Roadmap
4 6 (46.15%) Product Backlog
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) AppDynamics
6 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
6 4 (30.77%) Zephyr
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) WSO2
6 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 4 (30.77%) Perl

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 7 (53.85%) Confluence
2 4 (30.77%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (30.77%) Zephyr
5 3 (23.08%) LoadUI
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Gatling
6 1 (7.69%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) REST Assured
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
2 4 (30.77%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) XML Messaging
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Microservices
3 7 (53.85%) API Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Kanban
4 6 (46.15%) Product Backlog
4 6 (46.15%) Product Roadmap
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) API Design
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) AppDynamics
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) WSO2
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft