Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +106
Contract jobs citing JMeter 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.80% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Reading median daily rate £320 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.42% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £410 £290
% change year-on-year -1.83% +41.38% -33.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 160 147 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.77% 10.00% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 145
Reading median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £302 £262 £271
90th Percentile £500 £476 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £25.75
90th Percentile £29.00 - £27.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £105.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -68.10% +200.00% -9.68%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 19 November 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) AppDynamics
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDET
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Sun