Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 25 September 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 174 192
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 42 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 1.82% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +18.37% +5.60%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £220
90th Percentile £540 £518 £364
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,049 826 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.39% 17.40% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 513 463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £281 £282 £255
90th Percentile £556 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 10
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.12% +15.71% -1.96%
10th Percentile £29.00 £37.95 £13.73
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +7.89%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Edinburgh 0 20 £400 -3.03% 5
Glasgow -5 20 £475 +46.15% 1
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Java
3 21 (50.00%) JUnit
4 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 17 (40.48%) TeamCity
5 17 (40.48%) Performance Testing
6 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
6 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
7 15 (35.71%) JIRA
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) Maven
8 12 (28.57%) Confluence
9 11 (26.19%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (26.19%) C#
9 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
10 10 (23.81%) Python
10 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 10 (23.81%) JBehave
10 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
10 10 (23.81%) Gatling
11 9 (21.43%) Selenium
11 9 (21.43%) Ruby
11 9 (21.43%) SpecFlow
12 8 (19.05%) Banking
12 8 (19.05%) J2EE
12 8 (19.05%) User Stories
12 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
13 7 (16.67%) Groovy
13 7 (16.67%) Calabash

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.76%) WildFly
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) DB2
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) JUnit
2 17 (40.48%) TeamCity
3 16 (38.10%) Cucumber
3 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 15 (35.71%) JIRA
5 12 (28.57%) Maven
6 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
7 10 (23.81%) Gatling
7 10 (23.81%) JBehave
8 9 (21.43%) Selenium
8 9 (21.43%) SpecFlow
9 7 (16.67%) Appium
9 7 (16.67%) Calabash
9 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 6 (14.29%) Ant
10 6 (14.29%) FishEye
10 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
12 3 (7.14%) SonarQube
12 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
1 10 (23.81%) Java Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Tester
3 8 (19.05%) Performance Tester
4 7 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 7 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) J2EE
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) REST
3 6 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
5 3 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (7.14%) XSLT
6 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.76%) Java EE
6 2 (4.76%) Java SE
6 2 (4.76%) JDBC
6 2 (4.76%) JPA
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) JSP
6 2 (4.76%) JSTL
6 2 (4.76%) Servlets
6 2 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.14%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 17 (40.48%) Performance Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Non-Functional Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.05%) User Stories
7 7 (16.67%) SDLC
8 6 (14.29%) DevOps
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (11.90%) CRM
9 5 (11.90%) SDET
9 5 (11.90%) SOA
10 4 (9.52%) BDD
10 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Microservices
12 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) C#
3 10 (23.81%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Ruby
5 7 (16.67%) Groovy
6 4 (9.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) Java 8
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.38%) VB
8 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) IBM