Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 183 197
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14 -28
Contract jobs citing JMeter 15 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.069% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Scotland median daily rate £375 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £313 £235 £288
90th Percentile £518 £311 £313
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +17.24%
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 849 727 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.84% 16.77% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 416 404
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £271 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £31.25 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -2 9 £325 +18.18%
Edinburgh -4 6 £413 +30.21% 1
JMeter
UK

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

1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (66.67%) JUnit
5 9 (60.00%) Python
5 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
5 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (53.33%) Gatling
6 8 (53.33%) Calabash
6 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
6 8 (53.33%) Confluence
6 8 (53.33%) JBehave
6 8 (53.33%) Appium
6 8 (53.33%) C#
6 8 (53.33%) Ruby
6 8 (53.33%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) ETL
10 3 (20.00%) HTTP
10 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Selenium

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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 8 (53.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) MTS
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JUnit
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 8 (53.33%) Appium
3 8 (53.33%) Calabash
3 8 (53.33%) Gatling
3 8 (53.33%) JBehave
3 8 (53.33%) JIRA
3 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Log4j
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Test Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) JDBC
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (6.67%) Microservices
7 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Ruby
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase