Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 16 December 2017 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 466 445
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21 +38
Contract jobs citing JMeter 218 139 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 1.74% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 125
London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £331
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £438 £413 £443
% change year-on-year +6.06% -6.78% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9433 8008 7240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.98% 18.01% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7178 5762 5325
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.62% +4.18% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.15% +8.33% -29.41%
10th Percentile £20.30 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.80 £54.64 £55.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in London

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in London

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in London

JMeter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
South London -20 29 £460 +21.05% 1
Central London +5 21 £490 +22.50% 7
West London -14 12 £525 +50.00% 3
East London - 4 £475 - 1
North London - 3 £400 - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 122 (55.96%) Test Automation
2 118 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (48.62%) Java
4 90 (41.28%) Selenium
5 76 (34.86%) Performance Testing
6 68 (31.19%) BDD
6 68 (31.19%) Jenkins
7 60 (27.52%) Cucumber
8 59 (27.06%) JavaScript
9 55 (25.23%) TDD
10 53 (24.31%) Scrum
11 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (23.85%) Security Cleared
12 47 (21.56%) JIRA
13 43 (19.72%) SQL
13 43 (19.72%) Non-Functional Testing
14 42 (19.27%) Protractor
15 41 (18.81%) JUnit
16 40 (18.35%) Web Services
16 40 (18.35%) LoadRunner
17 36 (16.51%) OWASP
18 35 (16.06%) QA
18 35 (16.06%) Python
18 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
19 34 (15.60%) RESTEasy
19 34 (15.60%) Unix
20 33 (15.14%) Linux
20 33 (15.14%) HP
20 33 (15.14%) RESTful
21 32 (14.68%) SC Cleared

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (9.63%) Apache
2 19 (8.72%) Confluence
3 8 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.67%) IIS
3 8 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.21%) nginx
5 5 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.83%) Anypoint
6 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.92%) CMS
7 2 (0.92%) Mule
7 2 (0.92%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.21%) BrowserStack
3 7 (3.21%) GitHub
4 4 (1.83%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (1.83%) PaaS
5 3 (1.38%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.92%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.92%) Office 365
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.88%) HTTP
2 11 (5.05%) Firewall
2 11 (5.05%) TCP/IP
3 10 (4.59%) BIG-IP
4 3 (1.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.55%) NoSQL
2 18 (8.26%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (3.67%) Redis
5 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.38%) Big Data
7 3 (1.38%) MySQL
7 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 90 (41.28%) Selenium
2 68 (31.19%) Jenkins
3 60 (27.52%) Cucumber
4 47 (21.56%) JIRA
5 42 (19.27%) Protractor
6 41 (18.81%) JUnit
7 40 (18.35%) LoadRunner
8 31 (14.22%) SoapUI
9 30 (13.76%) Git (software)
10 21 (9.63%) Gatling
11 20 (9.17%) WebDriver
12 18 (8.26%) LoadUI
13 17 (7.80%) Appium
14 16 (7.34%) Gradle
15 14 (6.42%) SpecFlow
15 14 (6.42%) TeamCity
16 13 (5.96%) Mockito
16 13 (5.96%) NeoLoad
17 11 (5.05%) Maven
18 10 (4.59%) Calabash
General
1 19 (8.72%) Banking
2 15 (6.88%) Finance
3 9 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.29%) Retail
5 3 (1.38%) Electronics
5 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (27.52%) Tester
2 55 (25.23%) Analyst
3 53 (24.31%) Test Analyst
4 34 (15.60%) Automation Tester
5 29 (13.30%) Test Engineer
6 25 (11.47%) Developer
7 20 (9.17%) Performance Tester
8 17 (7.80%) Performance Analyst
8 17 (7.80%) Performance Test Analyst
9 15 (6.88%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (5.96%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 13 (5.96%) Selenium Tester
11 12 (5.50%) Java Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) Consultant
12 11 (5.05%) Test Consultant
13 10 (4.59%) Developer in Test
14 9 (4.13%) Applications Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) Performance Consultant
14 9 (4.13%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.35%) Web Services
2 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
3 34 (15.60%) RESTEasy
4 33 (15.14%) RESTful
5 31 (14.22%) REST
6 22 (10.09%) SOAP
7 19 (8.72%) Spring
8 15 (6.88%) Gherkin
9 13 (5.96%) Node.js
10 11 (5.05%) Dropwizard
10 11 (5.05%) Guice
10 11 (5.05%) Ratpack
11 10 (4.59%) .NET
12 9 (4.13%) JSON
12 9 (4.13%) React
13 8 (3.67%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (3.21%) HTML
15 6 (2.75%) Spring Boot
15 6 (2.75%) XML
16 3 (1.38%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.67%) User Experience
4 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.38%) iPad
5 3 (1.38%) iPhone
6 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.92%) Fintech
6 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.92%) PDA
6 2 (0.92%) W3C
7 1 (0.46%) Blog
7 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.60%) Unix
2 33 (15.14%) Linux
3 22 (10.09%) Windows
4 9 (4.13%) Android
5 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
6 1 (0.46%) Fedora
6 1 (0.46%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (55.96%) Test Automation
2 118 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (34.86%) Performance Testing
4 68 (31.19%) BDD
5 55 (25.23%) TDD
6 53 (24.31%) Scrum
7 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (19.72%) Non-Functional Testing
9 36 (16.51%) OWASP
10 31 (14.22%) Functional Testing
11 27 (12.39%) Test Scripting
12 26 (11.93%) Continuous Delivery
12 26 (11.93%) Load Testing
13 25 (11.47%) Software Testing
14 23 (10.55%) DevOps
15 20 (9.17%) Test Management
16 18 (8.26%) Open Source
17 17 (7.80%) Software Engineering
17 17 (7.80%) Stress Testing
18 15 (6.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 106 (48.62%) Java
2 59 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 43 (19.72%) SQL
4 35 (16.06%) Python
5 29 (13.30%) Ruby
6 20 (9.17%) C#
7 19 (8.72%) Groovy
8 13 (5.96%) Perl
9 8 (3.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.29%) VBA
11 4 (1.83%) C
11 4 (1.83%) PHP
12 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.92%) C++
14 1 (0.46%) AWK
14 1 (0.46%) Clojure
14 1 (0.46%) Haskell
14 1 (0.46%) Scala
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (23.85%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.68%) SC Cleared
3 31 (14.22%) ISTQB
4 27 (12.39%) ISEB
5 15 (6.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (5.05%) DV Cleared
7 9 (4.13%) Degree
7 9 (4.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.06%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 32 (14.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (9.63%) Ansible
2 20 (9.17%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (6.42%) Kubernetes
4 10 (4.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (4.59%) Rancher
5 7 (3.21%) BladeLogic
5 7 (3.21%) Puppet
6 6 (2.75%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (2.75%) Kibana
7 5 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.92%) Graphite
11 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.46%) Grafana
11 1 (0.46%) logstash
11 1 (0.46%) Nagios
11 1 (0.46%) OpenView
11 1 (0.46%) Terraform
11 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (15.14%) HP
2 19 (8.72%) Oracle
3 13 (5.96%) Splunk
4 10 (4.59%) AppDynamics
4 10 (4.59%) Atlassian
4 10 (4.59%) F5
5 6 (2.75%) IBM
6 5 (2.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.29%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.29%) New Relic
6 5 (2.29%) SAP
7 4 (1.83%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.38%) Nimsoft
9 2 (0.92%) Adobe
9 2 (0.92%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.46%) BMC
10 1 (0.46%) CA
10 1 (0.46%) Informatica
10 1 (0.46%) Sun