Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 410 300 459
Rank change year-on-year -110 +159 -30
Contract jobs citing JMeter 111 81 140
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 2.50% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 57 107
10th Percentile £363 £250 £325
25th Percentile £414 £370 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £581 £500 £530
90th Percentile £650 £558 £585
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 5,895 3,235 7,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.39% 20.69% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,138 2,371 5,678
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £644 £625 £600
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 25
10th Percentile £28.50 £31.50 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.00 £45.13 £23.25
Median hourly rate £60.00 £50.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +18.81% +5.58% +14.00%
75th Percentile £68.00 £62.13 £53.75
90th Percentile £69.00 £65.31 £56.10
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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

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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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -25 9 £464 +9.06% 7
South London +7 5 £413 +24.06% 2
East London - 3 £650 - 1
West London +1 2 - - 6
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 72 (64.86%) Test Automation
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) DevOps
4 50 (45.05%) Java
5 45 (40.54%) Performance Testing
6 44 (39.64%) Selenium
7 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
8 40 (36.04%) Software Testing
9 37 (33.33%) AWS
9 37 (33.33%) Social Skills
10 32 (28.83%) Docker
10 32 (28.83%) JIRA
11 31 (27.93%) Microservices
12 29 (26.13%) Postman
12 29 (26.13%) Azure
13 27 (24.32%) Cucumber
14 26 (23.42%) RESTful
14 26 (23.42%) QA
14 26 (23.42%) C#
15 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
16 24 (21.62%) Kubernetes
16 24 (21.62%) Gatling
17 23 (20.72%) SDET
17 23 (20.72%) LoadRunner
18 22 (19.82%) TDD
18 22 (19.82%) Load Testing
18 22 (19.82%) REST Assured
19 21 (18.92%) Accessibility
19 21 (18.92%) Unit Testing
19 21 (18.92%) REST

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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 10 (9.01%) Confluence
2 6 (5.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.70%) Mule
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (33.33%) AWS
2 29 (26.13%) Azure
3 16 (14.41%) Serverless
4 15 (13.51%) GitHub
5 12 (10.81%) BrowserStack
6 11 (9.91%) BlazeMeter
6 11 (9.91%) GCP
7 8 (7.21%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (6.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (6.31%) Trello
9 6 (5.41%) Amazon S3
9 6 (5.41%) PaaS
10 5 (4.50%) Datadog
10 5 (4.50%) OpenShift
10 5 (4.50%) SaaS
11 4 (3.60%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (3.60%) Slack
12 3 (2.70%) Akamai
12 3 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (2.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.70%) VPN
4 2 (1.80%) DSL
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 4 (3.60%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.70%) Power BI
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) Selenium
2 41 (36.94%) Jenkins
3 32 (28.83%) JIRA
4 29 (26.13%) Postman
5 27 (24.32%) Cucumber
6 25 (22.52%) Git (software)
7 24 (21.62%) Gatling
8 23 (20.72%) LoadRunner
9 22 (19.82%) REST Assured
10 21 (18.92%) JUnit
11 20 (18.02%) Cypress.io
12 16 (14.41%) Mocha
13 15 (13.51%) SpecFlow
14 13 (11.71%) WebDriver
15 12 (10.81%) Appium
15 12 (10.81%) SoapUI
16 11 (9.91%) Maven
16 11 (9.91%) NeoLoad
16 11 (9.91%) Spock
17 9 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 15 (13.51%) Finance
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.50%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Police
8 1 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Test Engineer
2 28 (25.23%) Tester
3 27 (24.32%) Developer
4 18 (16.22%) Software Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Automation Tester
6 15 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (12.61%) Senior Test Engineer
8 13 (11.71%) Developer in Test
9 11 (9.91%) Performance Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) Software Developer
10 10 (9.01%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (9.01%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) Performance Tester
12 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
13 7 (6.31%) Performance Test Engineer
13 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
14 6 (5.41%) Development Engineer
14 6 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
14 6 (5.41%) Test Development Engineer
15 5 (4.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) RESTful
2 21 (18.92%) REST
3 16 (14.41%) GraphQL
4 15 (13.51%) Chai
5 13 (11.71%) Kafka
6 11 (9.91%) Playwright
6 11 (9.91%) WebdriverIO
7 10 (9.01%) .NET
7 10 (9.01%) Gherkin
7 10 (9.01%) React
7 10 (9.01%) SOAP
7 10 (9.01%) Spring
8 9 (8.11%) Node.js
9 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 6 (5.41%) Jest
10 6 (5.41%) Swagger
10 6 (5.41%) Web Services
10 6 (5.41%) WireMock
11 5 (4.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) User Experience
2 3 (2.70%) Wiki
3 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) FMCG
4 1 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.21%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Windows
3 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) Test Automation
2 61 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) DevOps
4 45 (40.54%) Performance Testing
5 40 (36.04%) Software Testing
6 31 (27.93%) Microservices
7 23 (20.72%) SDET
8 22 (19.82%) Load Testing
8 22 (19.82%) TDD
9 21 (18.92%) Scrum
9 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 21 (18.92%) Test Strategy
9 21 (18.92%) Unit Testing
10 18 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
11 16 (14.41%) BDD
11 16 (14.41%) Full Stack Development
12 15 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (12.61%) API Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (9.91%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) Java
2 26 (23.42%) C#
3 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.41%) Python
4 13 (11.71%) SQL
5 6 (5.41%) Java 8
5 6 (5.41%) Perl
6 5 (4.50%) C
6 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.50%) Scala
6 5 (4.50%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
9 2 (1.80%) Groovy
9 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) AWK
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.70%) ISEB
7 2 (1.80%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (23.42%) QA
2 21 (18.92%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) SOC 1
4 1 (0.90%) SOC 2
4 1 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (28.83%) Docker
2 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (21.62%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.21%) Terraform
3 6 (5.41%) Ansible
4 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.70%) Nagios
5 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.80%) Puppet
5 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.90%) Grafana
6 1 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.90%) Istio
6 1 (0.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) New Relic
2 11 (9.91%) Splunk
3 8 (7.21%) Perfecto Mobile
4 7 (6.31%) HP
5 6 (5.41%) Adobe
6 5 (4.50%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.70%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.70%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.70%) Informatica
9 2 (1.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.80%) Google
9 2 (1.80%) hybris
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle
10 1 (0.90%) Acunetix
10 1 (0.90%) Perforce
10 1 (0.90%) SAP
10 1 (0.90%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.90%) Xerox