The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 3.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 76 86 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.99% 9.89% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 68
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £343 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP