Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 423 318 399
Rank change year-on-year -105 +81 +16
Contract jobs citing JMeter 161 93 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 2.84% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 63 89
10th Percentile £376 £352 £315
25th Percentile £436 £403 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% +2.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £531 £495
90th Percentile £699 £550 £530
England median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -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 7,353 3,280 5,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.55% 18.22% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,272 2,344 4,113
10th Percentile £413 £356 £375
25th Percentile £499 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £685 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £657 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 11 27
10th Percentile - £42.00 £26.08
25th Percentile £39.75 £52.75 £44.43
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.09% +5.77% +41.81%
75th Percentile £70.08 £67.25 £78.75
90th Percentile £80.50 £68.00 -
England median hourly rate £52.57 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +16.81% +1.12% +2.30%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 32 £600 +9.09% 11
South London -20 5 £455 +30.00% 4
West London -25 1 £825 +97.01%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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 90 (55.90%) Performance Testing
2 88 (54.66%) Test Automation
3 75 (46.58%) Java
4 66 (40.99%) Cucumber
5 63 (39.13%) JIRA
6 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (34.16%) Selenium
8 47 (29.19%) DevOps
9 44 (27.33%) Docker
10 42 (26.09%) Gatling
11 41 (25.47%) Microservices
12 40 (24.84%) QA
13 38 (23.60%) API Testing
14 37 (22.98%) Software Testing
15 36 (22.36%) LoadRunner
15 36 (22.36%) Azure
16 35 (21.74%) AWS
16 35 (21.74%) Git (software)
16 35 (21.74%) Jenkins
17 34 (21.12%) CI/CD
17 34 (21.12%) Finance
18 33 (20.50%) Social Skills
18 33 (20.50%) Postman
19 32 (19.88%) Non-Functional Testing
20 31 (19.25%) Kafka
21 30 (18.63%) Security Cleared
22 29 (18.01%) Test Strategy
22 29 (18.01%) SDET
23 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
24 27 (16.77%) REST

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 25 (15.53%) Confluence
2 1 (0.62%) CMS
2 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (22.36%) Azure
2 35 (21.74%) AWS
3 18 (11.18%) BrowserStack
4 14 (8.70%) GitHub
5 13 (8.07%) BlazeMeter
6 12 (7.45%) Serverless
7 10 (6.21%) OpenShift
8 9 (5.59%) GCP
9 6 (3.73%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (3.11%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.11%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (3.11%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (3.11%) AWS Step Functions
11 4 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.86%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (1.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.86%) Trello
12 3 (1.86%) Tricentis Tosca
12 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.32%) HTTP
2 3 (1.86%) Firewall
3 2 (1.24%) DSL
3 2 (1.24%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.97%) MySQL
3 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.24%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.24%) ZAP BI
7 1 (0.62%) Big Data
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.62%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 66 (40.99%) Cucumber
2 63 (39.13%) JIRA
3 55 (34.16%) Selenium
4 42 (26.09%) Gatling
5 36 (22.36%) LoadRunner
6 35 (21.74%) Git (software)
6 35 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 33 (20.50%) Postman
8 25 (15.53%) SoapUI
9 24 (14.91%) REST Assured
10 20 (12.42%) Cypress.io
11 17 (10.56%) Bitbucket
12 16 (9.94%) JUnit
13 14 (8.70%) WebDriver
14 13 (8.07%) Mocha
15 12 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (6.83%) Spock
17 10 (6.21%) SonarQube
18 9 (5.59%) WebLOAD
19 8 (4.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (21.12%) Finance
2 33 (20.50%) Social Skills
3 26 (16.15%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.83%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (6.21%) Banking
5 10 (6.21%) Front Office
6 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.11%) Games
7 4 (2.48%) Law
8 3 (1.86%) Marketing
9 2 (1.24%) Back Office
9 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.24%) Retail
9 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.62%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Tester
2 35 (21.74%) Developer
3 23 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 19 (11.80%) Performance Tester
4 19 (11.80%) Software Developer
5 18 (11.18%) Analyst
6 17 (10.56%) Test Analyst
7 16 (9.94%) Developer in Test
8 14 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (8.70%) Software Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) Automation Tester
9 13 (8.07%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Payments Tester
11 6 (3.73%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.11%) Angular Developer
12 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.25%) Kafka
2 27 (16.77%) REST
3 18 (11.18%) XML
4 15 (9.32%) Gherkin
5 13 (8.07%) Chai
6 12 (7.45%) Playwright
6 12 (7.45%) SOAP
6 12 (7.45%) Swagger
7 11 (6.83%) GraphQL
7 11 (6.83%) Spring Boot
7 11 (6.83%) WebdriverIO
8 10 (6.21%) .NET
8 10 (6.21%) React
8 10 (6.21%) Spring
9 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.97%) JSON
10 8 (4.97%) RESTful
11 7 (4.35%) NgRx
11 7 (4.35%) Node.js
12 6 (3.73%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.24%) Equities
3 2 (1.24%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.24%) Legacy Applications
3 2 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.62%) Derivative
4 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.83%) Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Kali Linux
2 5 (3.11%) Unix
2 5 (3.11%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) Android
3 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.90%) Performance Testing
2 88 (54.66%) Test Automation
3 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (29.19%) DevOps
5 41 (25.47%) Microservices
6 38 (23.60%) API Testing
7 37 (22.98%) Software Testing
8 34 (21.12%) CI/CD
9 32 (19.88%) Non-Functional Testing
10 29 (18.01%) SDET
10 29 (18.01%) Test Strategy
11 24 (14.91%) Software Engineering
12 20 (12.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (12.42%) Scenario Testing
12 20 (12.42%) Scrum
13 19 (11.80%) Full Stack Development
14 18 (11.18%) Fintech
14 18 (11.18%) Open Source
15 17 (10.56%) Analytics
16 16 (9.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.58%) Java
2 25 (15.53%) SQL
3 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (11.80%) Python
5 16 (9.94%) C#
6 13 (8.07%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.97%) C
8 7 (4.35%) Scala
9 6 (3.73%) C++
9 6 (3.73%) Erlang
10 5 (3.11%) Groovy
10 5 (3.11%) Ruby
11 4 (2.48%) Bash
11 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.86%) Perl
12 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.24%) VB
14 1 (0.62%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.62%) R
14 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.07%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (6.21%) Degree
6 7 (4.35%) ISEB
7 3 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (24.84%) QA
2 15 (9.32%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) SOC 1
3 1 (0.62%) SOC 2
System Software
1 44 (27.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.62%) vCloud
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (15.53%) Kubernetes
2 11 (6.83%) Grafana
3 9 (5.59%) Kibana
4 8 (4.97%) Ansible
4 8 (4.97%) Istio
5 7 (4.35%) Terraform
6 6 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (3.11%) Puppet
8 2 (1.24%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (1.24%) nmon
9 1 (0.62%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.62%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.62%) Nagios
9 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (7.45%) AppDynamics
1 12 (7.45%) Splunk
2 11 (6.83%) New Relic
2 11 (6.83%) Perfecto Mobile
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.21%) Synopsys
4 8 (4.97%) Oracle
5 7 (4.35%) Dynatrace
5 7 (4.35%) HP
5 7 (4.35%) Sybase
6 4 (2.48%) IBM
6 4 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.24%) Acunetix
7 2 (1.24%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.24%) Borland
7 2 (1.24%) CA
7 2 (1.24%) Google
7 2 (1.24%) VMware
8 1 (0.62%) Cadence