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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 364 362
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 71 67 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 1.79% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 40
Median daily rate £481 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 3908 3744 3279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.85% 17.25% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2797 2362
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.80 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £74.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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

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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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 June 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 -5 5 £500 +29.03% 10
Croydon -11 4 £450 +18.42%
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon - 2 £450 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (55.26%) Java
3 59 (51.75%) Jenkins
4 58 (50.88%) Selenium
5 52 (45.61%) Test Automation
6 48 (42.11%) JIRA
7 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (35.96%) Cucumber
9 39 (34.21%) Performance Testing
10 36 (31.58%) Git (software)
11 35 (30.70%) QA
12 34 (29.82%) LoadRunner
13 32 (28.07%) Linux
14 28 (24.56%) SQL
15 26 (22.81%) BDD
16 23 (20.18%) Test Strategy
16 23 (20.18%) Finance
16 23 (20.18%) Scrum
16 23 (20.18%) TDD
16 23 (20.18%) DevOps
16 23 (20.18%) Gatling
17 22 (19.30%) Microservices
18 21 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
19 20 (17.54%) Test Scripting
20 19 (16.67%) Splunk
20 19 (16.67%) GitHub
20 19 (16.67%) Web Services
20 19 (16.67%) AppDynamics
21 18 (15.79%) Unix

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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 16 (14.04%) Confluence
2 15 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (8.77%) Anypoint
4 10 (8.77%) Apache
5 6 (5.26%) nginx
6 3 (2.63%) IIS
7 2 (1.75%) CMS
7 2 (1.75%) Documentum
7 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (16.67%) GitHub
3 17 (14.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.40%) PaaS
5 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.75%) IaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Loggly
6 2 (1.75%) SaaS
6 2 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) HTTP
2 7 (6.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.53%) Redis
4 10 (8.77%) MySQL
5 9 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.63%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.63%) HBase
7 3 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.75%) Informix
8 2 (1.75%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 59 (51.75%) Jenkins
2 58 (50.88%) Selenium
3 48 (42.11%) JIRA
4 41 (35.96%) Cucumber
5 36 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 34 (29.82%) LoadRunner
7 23 (20.18%) Gatling
8 18 (15.79%) TeamCity
9 17 (14.91%) Hudson
9 17 (14.91%) SoapUI
10 15 (13.16%) JUnit
11 12 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (10.53%) LoadUI
11 12 (10.53%) Maven
11 12 (10.53%) Mercurial
12 11 (9.65%) Bitbucket
12 11 (9.65%) WebDriver
13 10 (8.77%) Subversion
14 9 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (7.02%) Fiddler
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Games
6 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 33 (28.95%) Tester
2 16 (14.04%) Automation Tester
2 16 (14.04%) Test Engineer
3 15 (13.16%) Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Developer
4 14 (12.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (11.40%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
7 11 (9.65%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) Performance Engineer
8 10 (8.77%) Performance Tester
9 9 (7.89%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.89%) QA Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) QA Tester
11 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
12 5 (4.39%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.67%) Web Services
2 15 (13.16%) Spring
3 14 (12.28%) Spring Boot
4 13 (11.40%) Node.js
5 11 (9.65%) HTML
6 9 (7.89%) REST
7 7 (6.14%) Ajax
7 7 (6.14%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (6.14%) JSON
7 7 (6.14%) ODBC
7 7 (6.14%) SOAP
7 7 (6.14%) XML
8 6 (5.26%) Kafka
8 6 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
9 5 (4.39%) J2EE
9 5 (4.39%) React
10 4 (3.51%) Express
10 4 (3.51%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
10 4 (3.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Unix
3 15 (13.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.88%) OpenVMS
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (45.61%) Test Automation
3 43 (37.72%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (34.21%) Performance Testing
5 26 (22.81%) BDD
6 23 (20.18%) DevOps
6 23 (20.18%) Scrum
6 23 (20.18%) TDD
6 23 (20.18%) Test Strategy
7 22 (19.30%) Microservices
8 21 (18.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (17.54%) Test Scripting
10 15 (13.16%) Open Source
11 12 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (9.65%) Kanban
12 11 (9.65%) Performance Engineering
13 9 (7.89%) Defect Management
13 9 (7.89%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (55.26%) Java
2 28 (24.56%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) Python
4 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.02%) C#
6 8 (7.02%) Groovy
7 7 (6.14%) Ruby
8 6 (5.26%) Perl
8 6 (5.26%) Scala
9 2 (1.75%) AWK
9 2 (1.75%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) Clojure
10 1 (0.88%) Haskell
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) Degree
5 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.51%) ISEB
6 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (30.70%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Docker
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) KVM
3 2 (1.75%) LXC
4 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Grafana
2 11 (9.65%) Graphite
3 10 (8.77%) Ansible
3 10 (8.77%) Nagios
3 10 (8.77%) ZABBIX
4 9 (7.89%) HP SiteScope
5 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.51%) Kibana
6 4 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.51%) Puppet
6 4 (3.51%) Rancher
7 3 (2.63%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.75%) Ambari
8 2 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.75%) logstash
8 2 (1.75%) OpenAM
8 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) AppDynamics
1 19 (16.67%) Splunk
2 17 (14.91%) New Relic
3 14 (12.28%) HP
4 13 (11.40%) MuleSoft
5 12 (10.53%) Dynatrace
6 10 (8.77%) SOASTA, Inc
7 8 (7.02%) Oracle
8 5 (4.39%) VMware
9 3 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.63%) BMC
9 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.63%) Perforce
10 2 (1.75%) CollabNet
10 2 (1.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.75%) Sun
11 1 (0.88%) Apiary
11 1 (0.88%) CA
11 1 (0.88%) Google
11 1 (0.88%) Twitter
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