Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 422 464 474
Rank change year-on-year +42 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 213 135 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.16% 1.73% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 90 96
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.58%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £308
90th Percentile £630 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 9,870 7,781 7,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.36% 18.62% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,374 5,718 5,654
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +56.59%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter in London.

Contractor 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 18 July 2018. 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 -22 35 £425 -12.82% 12
South London -41 15 £475 +4.40% 1
West London -27 10 £490 +22.50% 8
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 141 (66.20%) Test Automation
2 125 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (53.99%) Selenium
4 113 (53.05%) Java
5 98 (46.01%) Scrum
6 94 (44.13%) Performance Testing
7 79 (37.09%) Jenkins
8 73 (34.27%) JIRA
9 69 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
10 68 (31.92%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (30.99%) Cucumber
12 61 (28.64%) BDD
13 60 (28.17%) Non-Functional Testing
14 55 (25.82%) QA
15 50 (23.47%) SoapUI
16 47 (22.07%) LoadRunner
16 47 (22.07%) TDD
17 46 (21.60%) RESTful
17 46 (21.60%) WebDriver
18 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
19 43 (20.19%) Web Services
19 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
20 42 (19.72%) SQL
21 41 (19.25%) Docker
22 40 (18.78%) Confluence
23 37 (17.37%) Git (software)
24 36 (16.90%) Finance
24 36 (16.90%) The Grinder
25 35 (16.43%) C#
26 34 (15.96%) DevOps

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 40 (18.78%) Confluence
2 27 (12.68%) Apache
3 11 (5.16%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.82%) Apache Solr
4 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.41%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.41%) CMS
6 3 (1.41%) IIS
6 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.94%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.94%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (32.39%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (11.27%) GitHub
4 20 (9.39%) BlazeMeter
5 18 (8.45%) BrowserStack
6 17 (7.98%) Sauce Labs
7 8 (3.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.29%) Slack
9 5 (2.35%) SaaS
10 2 (0.94%) Office 365
11 1 (0.47%) NuGet
11 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.45%) HTTP
2 12 (5.63%) SMS
3 6 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 6 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.88%) Internet
5 3 (1.41%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.94%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.47%) DVB
7 1 (0.47%) RTMP
7 1 (0.47%) RTSP
7 1 (0.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.45%) MongoDB
2 13 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.82%) MySQL
7 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.41%) Redis
9 2 (0.94%) Impala
9 2 (0.94%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 115 (53.99%) Selenium
2 79 (37.09%) Jenkins
3 73 (34.27%) JIRA
4 66 (30.99%) Cucumber
5 50 (23.47%) SoapUI
6 47 (22.07%) LoadRunner
7 46 (21.60%) WebDriver
8 37 (17.37%) Git (software)
9 36 (16.90%) The Grinder
10 31 (14.55%) JUnit
11 29 (13.62%) Maven
12 24 (11.27%) SpecFlow
13 22 (10.33%) Gatling
14 21 (9.86%) Visual Studio
15 17 (7.98%) TeamCity
16 16 (7.51%) Zephyr
17 13 (6.10%) Appium
18 11 (5.16%) Gradle
18 11 (5.16%) Protractor
19 9 (4.23%) Mockito
General
1 36 (16.90%) Finance
2 24 (11.27%) Banking
3 6 (2.82%) Advertising
4 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Tester
2 37 (17.37%) Developer
3 34 (15.96%) Analyst
4 33 (15.49%) Test Analyst
5 25 (11.74%) Java Developer
6 20 (9.39%) Automation Tester
7 19 (8.92%) Test Leader
8 15 (7.04%) Performance Tester
8 15 (7.04%) QA Engineer
9 14 (6.57%) Performance Analyst
9 14 (6.57%) Performance Test Analyst
10 13 (6.10%) Developer in Test
11 12 (5.63%) Architect
12 10 (4.69%) Agile Tester
12 10 (4.69%) Performance Architect
12 10 (4.69%) Performance Test Leader
13 9 (4.23%) Performance Test Architect
13 9 (4.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 9 (4.23%) Selenium Tester
13 9 (4.23%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.60%) RESTful
2 43 (20.19%) Web Services
3 25 (11.74%) REST
4 23 (10.80%) SOAP
4 23 (10.80%) Spring
5 21 (9.86%) ActiveMQ
5 21 (9.86%) Kafka
6 19 (8.92%) HTML
7 18 (8.45%) .NET
7 18 (8.45%) XML
8 16 (7.51%) Node.js
8 16 (7.51%) RabbitMQ
9 15 (7.04%) CSS
9 15 (7.04%) Dropwizard
9 15 (7.04%) JSON
10 11 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (5.16%) Gherkin
10 11 (5.16%) Java EE
11 8 (3.76%) JMS
12 7 (3.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.45%) Public Cloud
2 17 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.29%) User Experience
5 6 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.88%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.88%) Digital TV
7 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.88%) Fintech
7 4 (1.88%) PDA
8 3 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.94%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.86%) Unix
2 17 (7.98%) Android
3 14 (6.57%) Apple iOS
4 12 (5.63%) Linux
5 11 (5.16%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (66.20%) Test Automation
2 125 (58.69%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (46.01%) Scrum
4 94 (44.13%) Performance Testing
5 68 (31.92%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (28.64%) BDD
7 60 (28.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 47 (22.07%) TDD
9 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (15.96%) DevOps
11 31 (14.55%) Test Strategy
12 30 (14.08%) Functional Testing
12 30 (14.08%) Kanban
13 26 (12.21%) Microservices
13 26 (12.21%) Regression Testing
14 24 (11.27%) Scenario Testing
14 24 (11.27%) Test Scripting
15 22 (10.33%) API Testing
15 22 (10.33%) Open Source
16 21 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 113 (53.05%) Java
2 44 (20.66%) JavaScript
3 42 (19.72%) SQL
4 35 (16.43%) C#
5 24 (11.27%) Scala
6 19 (8.92%) Clojure
6 19 (8.92%) Python
7 17 (7.98%) Ruby
8 11 (5.16%) Groovy
9 10 (4.69%) Java 8
10 8 (3.76%) PHP
11 6 (2.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.88%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.41%) Perl
14 2 (0.94%) Jython
14 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.47%) Go
15 1 (0.47%) VB
15 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (15.02%) ISTQB
2 21 (9.86%) Degree
2 21 (9.86%) ISEB
3 17 (7.98%) Security Cleared
4 16 (7.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (25.82%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (19.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) ACF2
2 1 (0.47%) RACF
2 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (13.62%) Kubernetes
2 16 (7.51%) Mesos
3 11 (5.16%) HP ALM
3 11 (5.16%) Kibana
4 10 (4.69%) logstash
5 8 (3.76%) Prometheus
6 5 (2.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (1.88%) Ansible
8 3 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.41%) Puppet
9 2 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (7.51%) AppDynamics
1 16 (7.51%) HP
2 14 (6.57%) Atlassian
3 12 (5.63%) Dynatrace
4 9 (4.23%) New Relic
4 9 (4.23%) Oracle
5 6 (2.82%) SOASTA, Inc
6 5 (2.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 5 (2.35%) Perfecto Mobile
7 4 (1.88%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.88%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.41%) IBM
8 3 (1.41%) Reuters
9 2 (0.94%) F5
9 2 (0.94%) Google
9 2 (0.94%) hybris
9 2 (0.94%) SAP
9 2 (0.94%) Splunk
9 2 (0.94%) Sun