Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 429 467 448
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19 +45
Contract jobs citing JMeter 186 151 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.89% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 102 114
London median daily rate £460 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% -3.95% +18.00%
10th Percentile £357 £308 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £425 £410 £430
% change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 9031 7974 7077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.85% 18.00% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6786 5798 5149
London median daily rate £498 £455 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.34% +4.96% +4.46%
10th Percentile £348 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 21
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +55.69% -38.27%
10th Percentile £20.56 £10.00 £21.00
90th Percentile £47.57 £57.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.77
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.75% +3.39%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 29 £460 +21.05%
Central London +3 15 £488 +41.82% 11
West London +5 8 £500 +25.79% 3
North London - 5 £400 -
East London - 1 - -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 95 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.92%) Test Automation
3 83 (44.62%) Java
4 67 (36.02%) Performance Testing
5 65 (34.95%) Selenium
6 58 (31.18%) Jenkins
7 51 (27.42%) SQL
8 46 (24.73%) JIRA
9 44 (23.66%) BDD
10 42 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 42 (22.58%) LoadRunner
11 40 (21.51%) Web Services
11 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (21.51%) Security Cleared
11 40 (21.51%) SoapUI
12 38 (20.43%) Cucumber
12 38 (20.43%) Protractor
12 38 (20.43%) TDD
13 35 (18.82%) Linux
13 35 (18.82%) Scrum
14 34 (18.28%) HP
14 34 (18.28%) QA
15 32 (17.20%) Test Scripting
16 31 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 29 (15.59%) OWASP
17 29 (15.59%) ISTQB
18 28 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (14.52%) Non-Functional Testing
19 27 (14.52%) RESTful
20 26 (13.98%) 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 15 (8.06%) Apache
2 14 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.91%) Confluence
4 7 (3.76%) nginx
5 6 (3.23%) IIS
6 4 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.08%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.08%) Documentum
8 2 (1.08%) SAS
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.23%) GitHub
3 5 (2.69%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (1.61%) PaaS
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.08%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.08%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.45%) HTTP
2 7 (3.76%) LDAP
3 6 (3.23%) Firewall
4 5 (2.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) SMS
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.30%) MySQL
5 7 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.76%) Redis
6 5 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.08%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.08%) HBase
7 2 (1.08%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 65 (34.95%) Selenium
2 58 (31.18%) Jenkins
3 46 (24.73%) JIRA
4 42 (22.58%) LoadRunner
5 40 (21.51%) SoapUI
6 38 (20.43%) Cucumber
6 38 (20.43%) Protractor
7 31 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 26 (13.98%) JUnit
8 26 (13.98%) LoadUI
9 18 (9.68%) Gatling
10 16 (8.60%) WebDriver
11 15 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (6.45%) NeoLoad
12 12 (6.45%) TeamCity
13 11 (5.91%) Appium
13 11 (5.91%) Fiddler
13 11 (5.91%) SpecFlow
14 8 (4.30%) Hudson
14 8 (4.30%) Log4j
General
1 19 (10.22%) Finance
2 18 (9.68%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.23%) Retail
5 5 (2.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.61%) Electronics
6 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (29.03%) Analyst
2 51 (27.42%) Tester
3 50 (26.88%) Test Analyst
4 31 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 20 (10.75%) Performance Analyst
5 20 (10.75%) Performance Test Analyst
6 19 (10.22%) Test Engineer
7 15 (8.06%) Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Performance Tester
9 10 (5.38%) Consultant
9 10 (5.38%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Performance Engineer
9 10 (5.38%) Test Consultant
10 9 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Performance Consultant
10 9 (4.84%) Performance Test Consultant
11 8 (4.30%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Java Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.76%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.51%) Web Services
2 27 (14.52%) RESTful
3 26 (13.98%) RESTEasy
4 25 (13.44%) AngularJS
5 23 (12.37%) REST
6 21 (11.29%) SOAP
7 14 (7.53%) HTML
8 10 (5.38%) JSON
8 10 (5.38%) Node.js
9 9 (4.84%) .NET
10 8 (4.30%) Spring
10 8 (4.30%) XML
11 7 (3.76%) Ajax
11 7 (3.76%) Gherkin
11 7 (3.76%) ODBC
11 7 (3.76%) React
12 6 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (2.69%) Kafka
13 5 (2.69%) SAML
14 4 (2.15%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
2 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.61%) User Experience
5 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.08%) Fintech
5 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.08%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.08%) PDA
6 1 (0.54%) Blog
6 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.82%) Linux
2 24 (12.90%) Windows
3 19 (10.22%) Unix
4 4 (2.15%) Android
4 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) CentOS
5 1 (0.54%) Fedora
5 1 (0.54%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.54%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.54%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (48.92%) Test Automation
3 67 (36.02%) Performance Testing
4 44 (23.66%) BDD
5 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (20.43%) TDD
7 35 (18.82%) Scrum
8 32 (17.20%) Test Scripting
9 29 (15.59%) OWASP
10 28 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (14.52%) Non-Functional Testing
12 26 (13.98%) Software Testing
13 25 (13.44%) DevOps
14 21 (11.29%) Functional Testing
14 21 (11.29%) Load Testing
15 19 (10.22%) Stress Testing
16 17 (9.14%) Defect Management
17 16 (8.60%) Open Source
17 16 (8.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 16 (8.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (44.62%) Java
2 51 (27.42%) SQL
3 42 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.83%) Python
5 15 (8.06%) Ruby
6 14 (7.53%) Groovy
7 10 (5.38%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.84%) C#
9 8 (4.30%) Perl
10 5 (2.69%) VBA
11 4 (2.15%) Scala
12 3 (1.61%) C
12 3 (1.61%) PHP
12 3 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.08%) C++
14 1 (0.54%) AWK
14 1 (0.54%) Clojure
14 1 (0.54%) Haskell
14 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (21.51%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.59%) ISTQB
3 26 (13.98%) ISEB
3 26 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.45%) Degree
5 10 (5.38%) DV Cleared
6 9 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.28%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (9.68%) Docker
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) KVM
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (11.83%) Ansible
1 22 (11.83%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (6.45%) HP SiteScope
3 10 (5.38%) Kibana
4 9 (4.84%) Grafana
4 9 (4.84%) Nagios
5 8 (4.30%) Graphite
5 8 (4.30%) Rancher
6 7 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.76%) Puppet
6 7 (3.76%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (2.15%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (1.61%) logstash
9 3 (1.61%) Perfmon
9 3 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.08%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (18.28%) HP
2 14 (7.53%) Oracle
3 12 (6.45%) Dynatrace
4 8 (4.30%) AppDynamics
4 8 (4.30%) Atlassian
4 8 (4.30%) Splunk
5 6 (3.23%) New Relic
5 6 (3.23%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (2.69%) F5
6 5 (2.69%) SAP
7 4 (2.15%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.15%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.61%) Neustar
8 3 (1.61%) Nimsoft
8 3 (1.61%) VMware
9 2 (1.08%) Perforce
9 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.08%) Sun
10 1 (0.54%) Twitter