Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 May 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 65 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing JMeter 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.42% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.35% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Kent median daily rate £463 - £300
South East median daily rate £388 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -13.89% +8.43% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 85 151 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.75% 27.76% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 108 130
Kent median daily rate £389 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £326 £226 £231
90th Percentile £525 £438 £680
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £388
% change year-on-year +12.36% +3.35% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.75
10th Percentile £33.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.64 - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% -3.91% +19.33%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Kent

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Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
West Malling - 1 £425 -
JMeter
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Appium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft