Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 166 192
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.080% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £375 £279 £301
90th Percentile £584 £456 £459
UK median daily rate £450 £405 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% -7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 746 643 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.19% 17.12% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 400 367
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £488 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -19.51% -4.99%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.74 £34.95
90th Percentile £44.68 £47.15 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -23 10 £425 -5.56% 2
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
8 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (10.00%) REST
8 1 (10.00%) Splunk
8 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (10.00%) Degree

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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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) MTS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) BlazeMeter
1 1 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Log4j
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) JPA
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (10.00%) Microservices
7 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk