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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / London
Rank 364 366 364
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 42 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 2.00% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 42
Median daily rate £425 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £528 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £395
% change year-on-year - -5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3518 3501 3046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.28% 15.81% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2584 2551 2160
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 2 £460 +17.72% 12
Hammersmith - 2 £325 -
Croydon 0 1 £450 +12.50%
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (59.77%) Selenium
2 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (45.98%) Jenkins
4 39 (44.83%) Java
5 36 (41.38%) Cucumber
6 35 (40.23%) JIRA
6 35 (40.23%) LoadRunner
7 34 (39.08%) Performance Testing
8 28 (32.18%) QA
8 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
10 21 (24.14%) BDD
10 21 (24.14%) DevOps
11 19 (21.84%) SoapUI
11 19 (21.84%) Finance
12 18 (20.69%) Scrum
12 18 (20.69%) Unix
13 17 (19.54%) Linux
14 16 (18.39%) SOAP
15 15 (17.24%) Automated Testing
15 15 (17.24%) Test Strategy
15 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (17.24%) Open Source
15 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
16 14 (16.09%) Maven
16 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
16 14 (16.09%) JUnit
17 13 (14.94%) SQL
17 13 (14.94%) TDD
17 13 (14.94%) Test Automation

JMeter
Top Related 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 12 (13.79%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (6.90%) Anypoint
4 4 (4.60%) CMS
4 4 (4.60%) Drupal
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.30%) nginx
6 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.15%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.94%) GitHub
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (10.34%) PaaS
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (2.30%) IaaS
6 2 (2.30%) Loggly
6 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 5 (5.75%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) Firewall
3 2 (2.30%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.30%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) Redis
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
4 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) Informix
5 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.30%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (59.77%) Selenium
2 40 (45.98%) Jenkins
3 36 (41.38%) Cucumber
4 35 (40.23%) JIRA
4 35 (40.23%) LoadRunner
5 26 (29.89%) Git (software)
6 19 (21.84%) SoapUI
7 14 (16.09%) JUnit
7 14 (16.09%) Maven
8 12 (13.79%) NeoLoad
8 12 (13.79%) WebDriver
9 11 (12.64%) TeamCity
10 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (9.20%) HP UFT
12 7 (8.05%) Hudson
12 7 (8.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (8.05%) Subversion
12 7 (8.05%) Zephyr
13 6 (6.90%) SpecFlow
13 6 (6.90%) WebLOAD
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Retail
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Games
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.15%) iGaming
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Tester
2 14 (16.09%) Performance Tester
3 13 (14.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (12.64%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Developer
7 6 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Tester
9 4 (4.60%) QA Specialist
9 4 (4.60%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) SOAP
2 13 (14.94%) REST
3 12 (13.79%) Web Services
4 11 (12.64%) Spring
5 10 (11.49%) Spring Boot
6 8 (9.20%) Node.js
7 7 (8.05%) HTML
7 7 (8.05%) JSON
7 7 (8.05%) RESTful
8 6 (6.90%) XML
9 5 (5.75%) Spring Cloud
10 4 (4.60%) CSS
10 4 (4.60%) React
11 3 (3.45%) .NET
11 3 (3.45%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.45%) J2EE
12 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.30%) Express
12 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Unix
2 17 (19.54%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) Performance Testing
3 28 (32.18%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (24.14%) BDD
4 21 (24.14%) DevOps
5 18 (20.69%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 15 (17.24%) Open Source
6 15 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 15 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 13 (14.94%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (14.94%) Microservices
7 13 (14.94%) TDD
7 13 (14.94%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.34%) API Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Kanban
8 9 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (9.20%) Functional Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.94%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) Python
5 9 (10.34%) Ruby
6 8 (9.20%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.75%) C#
8 5 (5.75%) Groovy
9 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.45%) Scala
10 2 (2.30%) AWK
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) Clojure
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.18%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) SDET
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.30%) LXC
3 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) KVM
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.05%) Ansible
2 7 (8.05%) Puppet
3 6 (6.90%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (5.75%) Graphite
4 5 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.45%) Ambari
6 2 (2.30%) Grafana
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.30%) Nagios
6 2 (2.30%) OpenAM
6 2 (2.30%) Salt
6 2 (2.30%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.15%) HP Fortify
7 1 (1.15%) OpenView
7 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) AppDynamics
2 10 (11.49%) HP
2 10 (11.49%) Splunk
3 9 (10.34%) MuleSoft
4 8 (9.20%) New Relic
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) BMC
8 2 (2.30%) Compuware
8 2 (2.30%) Empirix
8 2 (2.30%) Guidewire
8 2 (2.30%) Perforce
8 2 (2.30%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (1.15%) Apiary
9 1 (1.15%) Black Duck
9 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.15%) Cadence
9 1 (1.15%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.15%) VMware
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