Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 372 461 464
Rank change year-on-year +89 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 274 170 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 1.93% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 108 107
London median daily rate £473 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +7.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £357 £356 £308
90th Percentile £675 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 10,353 8,824 7,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.44% 19.80% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,639 6,595 5,751
London median daily rate £505 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.59% +8.33% +4.59%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 11
London median hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -15.63% +43.99%
10th Percentile £16.55 £20.99 £10.00
90th Percentile £62.22 £47.80 £57.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in London over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMeter in London

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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 15 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
Central London +3 36 £461 -5.38% 7
South London -24 26 £450 -2.17% 1
West London -3 24 £518 +11.89% 8
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 London region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 186 (67.88%) Test Automation
2 161 (58.76%) Java
3 157 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (48.54%) Selenium
5 108 (39.42%) Performance Testing
6 106 (38.69%) Jenkins
7 87 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (31.39%) Scrum
9 85 (31.02%) BDD
10 82 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
11 77 (28.10%) RESTful
12 75 (27.37%) Cucumber
13 74 (27.01%) JIRA
14 69 (25.18%) JavaScript
14 69 (25.18%) SoapUI
15 66 (24.09%) Docker
16 65 (23.72%) Non-Functional Testing
17 59 (21.53%) LoadRunner
18 58 (21.17%) TDD
19 54 (19.71%) SQL
20 53 (19.34%) QA
20 53 (19.34%) Microservices
21 50 (18.25%) Web Services
22 49 (17.88%) DevOps
23 48 (17.52%) Maven
24 47 (17.15%) Finance
24 47 (17.15%) WebDriver
25 46 (16.79%) Confluence
26 42 (15.33%) Test Strategy
26 42 (15.33%) Kubernetes

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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 46 (16.79%) Confluence
2 36 (13.14%) Apache
3 19 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (6.57%) Apache Solr
5 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.55%) Mule
7 5 (1.82%) IIS
7 5 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.09%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.09%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) SAS
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.36%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 82 (29.93%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (14.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (12.04%) GitHub
4 27 (9.85%) BlazeMeter
5 20 (7.30%) Sauce Labs
6 18 (6.57%) BrowserStack
7 16 (5.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (3.28%) Slack
9 8 (2.92%) SaaS
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.73%) NuGet
10 2 (0.73%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.36%) npm
11 1 (0.36%) PaaS
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.03%) HTTP
2 9 (3.28%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.82%) SMS
3 5 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.46%) DOCSIS
5 3 (1.09%) Internet
6 2 (0.73%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) DNS
7 1 (0.36%) Firewall
7 1 (0.36%) IPsec
7 1 (0.36%) IPv4
7 1 (0.36%) IPv6
7 1 (0.36%) MPLS
7 1 (0.36%) SNMP
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
7 1 (0.36%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.36%) Telnet
7 1 (0.36%) VPN
7 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.68%) MongoDB
2 23 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.66%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.47%) MySQL
6 6 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.19%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.73%) Impala
7 2 (0.73%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 133 (48.54%) Selenium
2 106 (38.69%) Jenkins
3 75 (27.37%) Cucumber
4 74 (27.01%) JIRA
5 69 (25.18%) SoapUI
6 59 (21.53%) LoadRunner
7 48 (17.52%) Maven
8 47 (17.15%) WebDriver
9 41 (14.96%) The Grinder
10 35 (12.77%) Git (software)
11 32 (11.68%) Gatling
12 27 (9.85%) Visual Studio
13 25 (9.12%) Zephyr
14 24 (8.76%) JUnit
15 22 (8.03%) TeamCity
16 20 (7.30%) NeoLoad
17 19 (6.93%) SpecFlow
18 16 (5.84%) Gradle
18 16 (5.84%) Hudson
19 13 (4.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (17.15%) Finance
2 34 (12.41%) Banking
3 11 (4.01%) Advertising
4 5 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.09%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (26.64%) Tester
2 59 (21.53%) Developer
3 44 (16.06%) Java Developer
4 34 (12.41%) Analyst
4 34 (12.41%) Test Analyst
5 32 (11.68%) Performance Tester
6 27 (9.85%) Automation Tester
6 27 (9.85%) Test Leader
7 17 (6.20%) Developer in Test
8 15 (5.47%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (4.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 12 (4.38%) Architect
10 12 (4.38%) Automation Test Lead
10 12 (4.38%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.01%) Java Automation Tester
11 11 (4.01%) Performance Analyst
11 11 (4.01%) Performance Test Analyst
12 10 (3.65%) Java Engineer
12 10 (3.65%) QA Engineer
13 9 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (28.10%) RESTful
2 50 (18.25%) Web Services
3 37 (13.50%) SOAP
4 34 (12.41%) Spring
5 32 (11.68%) HTML
6 31 (11.31%) .NET
6 31 (11.31%) ActiveMQ
6 31 (11.31%) REST
7 29 (10.58%) Kafka
8 27 (9.85%) CSS
9 24 (8.76%) XML
10 23 (8.39%) JSON
11 21 (7.66%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (6.57%) Java EE
13 17 (6.20%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.84%) AngularJS
14 16 (5.84%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (5.47%) Dropwizard
15 15 (5.47%) Sass
15 15 (5.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.39%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.74%) Data Structures
4 11 (4.01%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.65%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.92%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.46%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.46%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.09%) Derivative
10 3 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.09%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.73%) Blog
11 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.73%) Fintech
11 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.49%) Unix
2 20 (7.30%) Linux
3 17 (6.20%) Windows
4 7 (2.55%) Android
4 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (67.88%) Test Automation
2 157 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (39.42%) Performance Testing
4 87 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
5 86 (31.39%) Scrum
6 85 (31.02%) BDD
7 65 (23.72%) Non-Functional Testing
8 58 (21.17%) TDD
9 53 (19.34%) Microservices
10 49 (17.88%) DevOps
11 42 (15.33%) Test Strategy
12 36 (13.14%) Functional Testing
13 34 (12.41%) Test Scripting
14 33 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (11.31%) Kanban
16 29 (10.58%) Load Testing
17 27 (9.85%) Open Source
18 26 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
19 24 (8.76%) API Testing
19 24 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (58.76%) Java
2 69 (25.18%) JavaScript
3 54 (19.71%) SQL
4 38 (13.87%) Python
4 38 (13.87%) Scala
5 34 (12.41%) C#
6 23 (8.39%) Clojure
7 22 (8.03%) Java 8
7 22 (8.03%) Ruby
8 13 (4.74%) Groovy
8 13 (4.74%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.01%) PHP
10 5 (1.82%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.82%) Perl
11 3 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.09%) Go
11 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.73%) AspectJ
12 2 (0.73%) Jython
12 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (13.14%) ISTQB
2 27 (9.85%) Degree
3 22 (8.03%) ISEB
4 17 (6.20%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.47%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (19.34%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (24.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 42 (15.33%) Kubernetes
2 22 (8.03%) Mesos
3 19 (6.93%) Kibana
3 19 (6.93%) logstash
3 19 (6.93%) Prometheus
4 12 (4.38%) HP ALM
5 11 (4.01%) Ansible
6 4 (1.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (1.46%) Grafana
6 4 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.09%) Puppet
8 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (9.12%) AppDynamics
2 24 (8.76%) Oracle
3 16 (5.84%) New Relic
4 15 (5.47%) Dynatrace
5 12 (4.38%) Atlassian
5 12 (4.38%) HP
6 11 (4.01%) SOASTA, Inc
7 10 (3.65%) Perfecto Mobile
8 9 (3.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 9 (3.28%) Google
9 7 (2.55%) Apigee
10 6 (2.19%) Microsoft
11 4 (1.46%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.46%) PagerDuty
12 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.09%) IBM
12 3 (1.09%) Reuters
12 3 (1.09%) Splunk
12 3 (1.09%) WSO2
13 2 (0.73%) Sun