Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 421 290 449
Rank change year-on-year -131 +159 -66
Contract jobs citing JMeter 150 78 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 2.90% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 50 91
10th Percentile £388 £250 £350
25th Percentile £436 £361 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £500 £518
90th Percentile £688 £572 £538
England median daily rate £477 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.71% +2.35% -5.56%

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 6,926 2,692 6,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.39% 19.35% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,945 1,943 4,942
10th Percentile £406 £363 £363
25th Percentile £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.94%
75th Percentile £663 £600 £600
90th Percentile £726 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 17
10th Percentile £25.93 £27.33 £18.32
25th Percentile £41.81 £30.81 £31.25
Median hourly rate £59.50 £42.25 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +40.83% -15.50% +66.67%
75th Percentile £64.88 £54.25 £55.50
90th Percentile £80.38 £54.70 £60.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in London

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in London.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in London

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMeter in London.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -55 14 £555 +42.31% 12
South London -12 6 £425 +25.00% 5
East London -9 1 £650 +85.71% 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 94 (62.67%) Test Automation
2 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (49.33%) Java
4 72 (48.00%) Performance Testing
5 61 (40.67%) JIRA
6 56 (37.33%) DevOps
7 55 (36.67%) Selenium
8 51 (34.00%) Jenkins
9 48 (32.00%) Software Testing
10 45 (30.00%) AWS
10 45 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 45 (30.00%) Social Skills
11 41 (27.33%) Docker
12 39 (26.00%) Postman
13 36 (24.00%) Microservices
14 32 (21.33%) Git (software)
14 32 (21.33%) QA
14 32 (21.33%) SDET
14 32 (21.33%) Gatling
15 31 (20.67%) Azure
16 30 (20.00%) Software Engineering
17 29 (19.33%) Finance
17 29 (19.33%) API Testing
18 28 (18.67%) REST Assured
18 28 (18.67%) Accessibility
18 28 (18.67%) C#
18 28 (18.67%) Test Strategy
19 27 (18.00%) RESTful
19 27 (18.00%) LoadRunner
20 26 (17.33%) Kubernetes

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 (14.00%) Confluence
2 6 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.67%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) Mule
4 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (30.00%) AWS
2 31 (20.67%) Azure
3 23 (15.33%) Serverless
4 19 (12.67%) GitHub
5 17 (11.33%) BrowserStack
6 15 (10.00%) BlazeMeter
7 13 (8.67%) GCP
8 10 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (6.67%) Trello
9 9 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (4.67%) Amazon S3
11 5 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (2.67%) AWS Step Functions
12 4 (2.67%) OpenShift
13 3 (2.00%) Akamai
13 3 (2.00%) CloudFront
13 3 (2.00%) Datadog
13 3 (2.00%) SaaS
13 3 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.67%) DSL
3 2 (1.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.33%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.33%) MySQL
3 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.33%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.67%) DB2
7 1 (0.67%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.67%) Power BI
7 1 (0.67%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 61 (40.67%) JIRA
2 55 (36.67%) Selenium
3 51 (34.00%) Jenkins
4 45 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 39 (26.00%) Postman
6 32 (21.33%) Gatling
6 32 (21.33%) Git (software)
7 28 (18.67%) REST Assured
8 27 (18.00%) LoadRunner
9 24 (16.00%) Cypress.io
9 24 (16.00%) SoapUI
10 22 (14.67%) WebDriver
11 21 (14.00%) JUnit
12 19 (12.67%) SpecFlow
13 18 (12.00%) Mocha
14 16 (10.67%) Bitbucket
15 14 (9.33%) Maven
15 14 (9.33%) Spock
16 13 (8.67%) Appium
17 12 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 29 (19.33%) Finance
3 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 9 (6.00%) Banking
5 9 (6.00%) Front Office
6 3 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.00%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Police
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (29.33%) Developer
2 42 (28.00%) Tester
3 36 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 25 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 22 (14.67%) Software Engineer
6 20 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 19 (12.67%) Developer in Test
8 18 (12.00%) Java Developer
8 18 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 17 (11.33%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (8.67%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (8.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 12 (8.00%) Performance Tester
12 11 (7.33%) Performance Engineer
13 7 (4.67%) Performance Test Engineer
14 6 (4.00%) Senior Developer
15 5 (3.33%) Analyst
15 5 (3.33%) Development Engineer
15 5 (3.33%) Software Development Engineer
15 5 (3.33%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.00%) RESTful
2 23 (15.33%) REST
3 21 (14.00%) Kafka
4 20 (13.33%) Gherkin
5 18 (12.00%) Chai
5 18 (12.00%) GraphQL
5 18 (12.00%) React
6 17 (11.33%) SOAP
7 15 (10.00%) Spring
8 14 (9.33%) Playwright
8 14 (9.33%) WebdriverIO
9 13 (8.67%) Swagger
10 12 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.00%) Spring Boot
11 11 (7.33%) .NET
12 9 (6.00%) Node.js
13 8 (5.33%) Web Services
14 7 (4.67%) JSON
14 7 (4.67%) NgRx
15 6 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.67%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.33%) Equities
3 2 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.67%) FMCG
4 1 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.67%) Linux
2 5 (3.33%) Windows
3 4 (2.67%) Unix
4 3 (2.00%) Android
4 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.67%) Test Automation
2 80 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (48.00%) Performance Testing
4 56 (37.33%) DevOps
5 48 (32.00%) Software Testing
6 36 (24.00%) Microservices
7 32 (21.33%) SDET
8 30 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 29 (19.33%) API Testing
10 28 (18.67%) Test Strategy
11 25 (16.67%) Load Testing
11 25 (16.67%) TDD
12 24 (16.00%) Scrum
13 23 (15.33%) Full Stack Development
14 21 (14.00%) Unit Testing
15 19 (12.67%) BDD
16 18 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (12.00%) Defect Management
16 18 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
17 17 (11.33%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 74 (49.33%) Java
2 28 (18.67%) C#
3 23 (15.33%) Python
4 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.67%) TypeScript
6 13 (8.67%) SQL
7 10 (6.67%) C
8 7 (4.67%) Groovy
8 7 (4.67%) Scala
9 6 (4.00%) C++
9 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.33%) Ruby
11 4 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.00%) Java 8
12 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.33%) XPath
14 1 (0.67%) AWK
14 1 (0.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.00%) Degree
5 7 (4.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.33%) ISEB
7 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.33%) QA
2 28 (18.67%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) SOC 1
4 1 (0.67%) SOC 2
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Docker
2 3 (2.00%) Varnish
3 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.67%) vCloud
4 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (6.00%) Terraform
3 6 (4.00%) Ansible
3 6 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.67%) Grafana
5 3 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.00%) Puppet
6 2 (1.33%) Istio
6 2 (1.33%) nmon
7 1 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.67%) Kibana
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (10.67%) New Relic
2 11 (7.33%) Perfecto Mobile
3 10 (6.67%) Splunk
4 9 (6.00%) HP
5 7 (4.67%) Sybase
6 6 (4.00%) Adobe
6 6 (4.00%) IBM
7 5 (3.33%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.00%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.00%) Informatica
8 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.00%) MuleSoft
8 3 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.33%) Google
9 2 (1.33%) hybris
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle
10 1 (0.67%) Acunetix
10 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.67%) SAP
10 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow