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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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 453 416 295
Rank change year-on-year -37 -121 +164
Contract jobs citing JMeter 148 114 88
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.93% 1.89% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 62
10th Percentile £406 £363 £254
25th Percentile £481 £415 £378
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £481 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.94% +0.84%
75th Percentile £585 £588 £500
90th Percentile £675 £650 £536
England median daily rate £525 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +16.67% +1.12% +4.71%

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 7,687 6,038 3,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.21% 19.43% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,477 4,239 2,277
10th Percentile £413 £400 £378
25th Percentile £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £645 £625
90th Percentile £800 £715 £708
England median daily rate £558 £502 £500
% change year-on-year +11.21% +0.35% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 18
10th Percentile £15.75 £28.95 £30.88
25th Percentile £26.25 £37.88 £45.06
Median hourly rate £47.06 £59.36 £50.25
Median % change year-on-year -20.72% +18.12% +2.73%
75th Percentile £64.50 £67.25 £61.63
90th Percentile £75.08 £68.94 £65.34
England median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in London over the 6 months to 12 August 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 12 August 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 -10 18 £585 +26.21% 12
South London -15 1 - - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 87 (58.78%) Test Automation
2 84 (56.76%) Agile
3 81 (54.73%) Selenium
4 65 (43.92%) Performance Testing
5 60 (40.54%) Java
6 59 (39.86%) QA
7 58 (39.19%) Postman
8 55 (37.16%) Finance
9 53 (35.81%) JavaScript
10 49 (33.11%) Azure
11 48 (32.43%) C#
12 46 (31.08%) CI/CD
13 45 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (29.73%) REST
15 37 (25.00%) Cucumber
15 37 (25.00%) SpecFlow
15 37 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
16 36 (24.32%) Fintech
17 35 (23.65%) Gatling
17 35 (23.65%) .NET
18 33 (22.30%) SQL
18 33 (22.30%) TypeScript
19 32 (21.62%) React
19 32 (21.62%) Cypress.io
20 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
21 30 (20.27%) Git (software)
21 30 (20.27%) AWS
22 29 (19.59%) BDD
22 29 (19.59%) SoapUI
22 29 (19.59%) Analytics

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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 13 (8.78%) Confluence
2 8 (5.41%) Apache Solr
3 6 (4.05%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.35%) JBoss
5 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Fuse
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Mule
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
1 2 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (1.35%) Shopify
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 49 (33.11%) Azure
2 30 (20.27%) AWS
3 28 (18.92%) Sauce Labs
4 27 (18.24%) BrowserStack
5 12 (8.11%) Azure DevOps
6 9 (6.08%) Serverless
7 6 (4.05%) BlazeMeter
7 6 (4.05%) SaaS
8 5 (3.38%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.35%) Azure AKS
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Pipelines
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (1.35%) Azure Service Fabric
9 2 (1.35%) BigCommerce
9 2 (1.35%) CloudTest
9 2 (1.35%) GitHub Actions
9 2 (1.35%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) SSH
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.08%) MySQL
2 9 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.03%) DB2
6 2 (1.35%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
6 2 (1.35%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) KDB
7 1 (0.68%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 81 (54.73%) Selenium
2 58 (39.19%) Postman
3 37 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 37 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 35 (23.65%) Gatling
5 32 (21.62%) Cypress.io
6 30 (20.27%) Git (software)
7 29 (19.59%) SoapUI
8 28 (18.92%) Protractor
9 27 (18.24%) Jenkins
9 27 (18.24%) JIRA
9 27 (18.24%) TestCafe
10 25 (16.89%) LoadRunner
11 17 (11.49%) JUnit
11 17 (11.49%) WebDriver
12 15 (10.14%) NeoLoad
13 14 (9.46%) Visual Studio
14 13 (8.78%) Maven
15 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
15 8 (5.41%) Mercurial
General
1 55 (37.16%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Banking
3 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.43%) Social Skills
5 9 (6.08%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.03%) Legal
7 3 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (23.65%) QA Engineer
2 27 (18.24%) Developer
3 24 (16.22%) Tester
4 13 (8.78%) Software Developer
5 12 (8.11%) JavaScript Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) Analyst
6 11 (7.43%) Developer in Test
7 10 (6.76%) Performance Tester
7 10 (6.76%) Test Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Test Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Performance Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Automation Tester
10 6 (4.05%) Non-Functional Tester
10 6 (4.05%) Performance Test Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.70%) Test Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.73%) REST
2 35 (23.65%) .NET
3 32 (21.62%) React
4 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
5 29 (19.59%) Swagger
6 17 (11.49%) Gherkin
6 17 (11.49%) Spring
7 16 (10.81%) RESTful
8 15 (10.14%) JSON
9 12 (8.11%) SOAP
9 12 (8.11%) Web Services
10 11 (7.43%) JMS
10 11 (7.43%) Spring Batch
10 11 (7.43%) Spring Boot
10 11 (7.43%) XML
11 10 (6.76%) CSS
11 10 (6.76%) HTML
12 9 (6.08%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (6.08%) JPA
13 8 (5.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.70%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.03%) User Experience
4 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.35%) W3C
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.14%) Linux
2 6 (4.05%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Unix
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.78%) Test Automation
2 84 (56.76%) Agile
3 65 (43.92%) Performance Testing
4 46 (31.08%) CI/CD
5 45 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 36 (24.32%) Fintech
8 29 (19.59%) Analytics
8 29 (19.59%) BDD
8 29 (19.59%) SDLC
9 28 (18.92%) Microservices
10 27 (18.24%) Asset Management
11 25 (16.89%) DevOps
11 25 (16.89%) Software Testing
12 23 (15.54%) API Testing
13 21 (14.19%) Test Strategy
14 19 (12.84%) Scrum
15 16 (10.81%) SDET
16 13 (8.78%) TDD
17 12 (8.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.54%) Java
2 53 (35.81%) JavaScript
3 48 (32.43%) C#
4 33 (22.30%) SQL
4 33 (22.30%) TypeScript
5 13 (8.78%) Python
6 10 (6.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.70%) Erlang
7 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) Bash
8 3 (2.03%) C++
9 2 (1.35%) AWK
9 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.03%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.35%) Degree
5 2 (1.35%) ISEB
5 2 (1.35%) OCPJP
5 2 (1.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) HPE ATP
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (39.86%) QA
2 21 (14.19%) Accessibility
3 3 (2.03%) GDPR
4 2 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (11.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Kibana
1 11 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 10 (6.76%) Grafana
3 8 (5.41%) logstash
4 7 (4.73%) Ansible
4 7 (4.73%) Terraform
5 5 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.35%) Graphite
6 2 (1.35%) Nagios
6 2 (1.35%) Prometheus
6 2 (1.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.68%) Salt
7 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Oracle
2 21 (14.19%) AppDynamics
3 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.43%) Splunk
5 8 (5.41%) Google
6 6 (4.05%) Dynatrace
6 6 (4.05%) IBM
6 6 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.05%) SAP
7 4 (2.70%) New Relic
8 3 (2.03%) Adobe
8 3 (2.03%) Pega
9 2 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.35%) Cadence
9 2 (1.35%) HP
9 2 (1.35%) NN4M
9 2 (1.35%) Sun
9 2 (1.35%) xMatters
10 1 (0.68%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow