Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 78 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +84
Contract jobs citing JMeter 16 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 2.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.99% 7.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 0
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
East of England median daily rate £500 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% -6.49%
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 267 272 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.83% 32.00% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 201 69
Essex median daily rate £513 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £356 £275 £224
90th Percentile £644 £587 £451
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £31.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.55% -19.24%
10th Percentile £25.22 £35.00 £28.65
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £34.80
East of England median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% -8.89% +16.88%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +10 11 £450 +38.46%
Basildon - 1 £475 -
JMeter
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
1 14 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 12 (75.00%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (56.25%) User Stories
5 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
6 8 (50.00%) QA
6 8 (50.00%) Kanban
6 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (50.00%) SOAP
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) Linux
7 7 (43.75%) ISEB
7 7 (43.75%) Internet
7 7 (43.75%) Ansible
7 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 7 (43.75%) JIRA
8 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (37.50%) Confluence
8 6 (37.50%) Coaching
8 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing

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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 6 (37.50%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Impala
1 4 (25.00%) Pentaho
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
1 14 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 6 (37.50%) Zephyr
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (18.75%) JUnit
9 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
9 2 (12.50%) Hudson
9 2 (12.50%) Maven
9 2 (12.50%) QF-Test
9 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (12.50%) Vagrant
10 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
10 1 (6.25%) The Grinder
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) XML Messaging
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) Java SE
5 2 (12.50%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Spring Batch
5 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) BDD
3 11 (68.75%) Performance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
5 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
5 9 (56.25%) User Stories
6 8 (50.00%) Kanban
7 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
8 6 (37.50%) Coaching
8 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
8 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
8 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
8 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Microservices
9 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) Java 8
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Ansible
2 5 (31.25%) HP ALM
2 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) WSO2
4 1 (6.25%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.25%) CA Agile Central