Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 87 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs citing JMeter 30 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.84% 1.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.04% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 0
Essex median daily rate £500 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £370 £388
% change year-on-year +21.62% -4.52% -1.59%
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 373 308 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.36% 37.42% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 216 48
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.92% +16.56%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £241
90th Percentile £600 £600 £548
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 10
Essex median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £32.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +30.97% -13.35%
10th Percentile £25.13 £35.05 £30.30
90th Percentile £51.53 £63.75 £38.88
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.23%

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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 23 October 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 October 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 +11 13 £450 +5.88% 3
Basildon - 1 £475 -
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
3 20 (66.67%) SQL
4 19 (63.33%) Selenium
4 19 (63.33%) SoapUI
5 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 18 (60.00%) TDD
5 18 (60.00%) LoadRunner
6 17 (56.67%) Oracle
6 17 (56.67%) Performance Testing
7 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
8 14 (46.67%) ISEB
8 14 (46.67%) User Stories
9 13 (43.33%) Java
9 13 (43.33%) SOAP
9 13 (43.33%) JIRA
9 13 (43.33%) Kanban
10 12 (40.00%) Confluence
10 12 (40.00%) QA
10 12 (40.00%) XML
11 11 (36.67%) BDD
12 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
12 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
12 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
13 9 (30.00%) Integration Testing
14 8 (26.67%) Linux
14 8 (26.67%) SOA
14 8 (26.67%) ETL
14 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (26.67%) Data Integration

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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 (40.00%) Confluence
2 5 (16.67%) Apache
3 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Pentaho
2 5 (16.67%) Impala
2 5 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
1 19 (63.33%) SoapUI
2 18 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 13 (43.33%) JIRA
4 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.00%) JUnit
7 5 (16.67%) Maven
7 5 (16.67%) Zephyr
8 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (13.33%) Toad
8 4 (13.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (10.00%) Subversion
10 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
10 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
11 1 (3.33%) Ant
11 1 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) SOAP
2 12 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) JSON
3 8 (26.67%) REST
4 6 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (16.67%) JMS
5 5 (16.67%) Middleware
5 5 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 5 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) Spring Batch
6 4 (13.33%) XSLT
7 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (10.00%) WSDL
8 2 (6.67%) CSS
8 2 (6.67%) HTML
8 2 (6.67%) J2EE
8 2 (6.67%) XML Messaging
9 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
3 18 (60.00%) TDD
3 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (56.67%) Performance Testing
5 14 (46.67%) User Stories
6 13 (43.33%) Kanban
7 11 (36.67%) BDD
8 10 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (30.00%) Integration Testing
10 8 (26.67%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (26.67%) Coaching
10 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (26.67%) Data Integration
10 8 (26.67%) ETL
10 8 (26.67%) SOA
11 7 (23.33%) Microservices
11 7 (23.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.33%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 14 (46.67%) ISEB
3 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Kibana
3 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) WSO2
3 4 (13.33%) webMethods
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.33%) HP