Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 177 178
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing JMeter 51 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.98% 0.26% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 1.57% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 2
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +47.06% -15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £231
90th Percentile £545 £518 £283
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.33% - -

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 1,048 830 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.18% 16.64% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 518 411
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +8.11% +7.25%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% -2.35% +5.25%
10th Percentile £29.83 £22.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £44.29 £195.00 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Glasgow -2 27 £413 +26.92%
Edinburgh +13 18 £388 -6.06% 4
Dundee - 1 £353 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (62.75%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Performance Testing
2 27 (52.94%) Java
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) JUnit
5 23 (45.10%) SQL
5 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
6 22 (43.14%) TeamCity
7 21 (41.18%) Gatling
8 19 (37.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 17 (33.33%) C#
10 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
10 14 (27.45%) JBehave
10 14 (27.45%) JIRA
11 13 (25.49%) Python
12 12 (23.53%) SOAP
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 12 (23.53%) Ruby
12 12 (23.53%) Confluence
12 12 (23.53%) Calabash
12 12 (23.53%) Appium
13 11 (21.57%) SDLC
14 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
14 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (17.65%) REST
15 9 (17.65%) Maven
15 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
15 9 (17.65%) LoadRunner
15 9 (17.65%) Finance

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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 (23.53%) Confluence
2 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) DB2
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) JUnit
2 23 (45.10%) Jenkins
3 22 (43.14%) TeamCity
4 21 (41.18%) Gatling
5 17 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 14 (27.45%) JBehave
6 14 (27.45%) JIRA
6 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
7 12 (23.53%) Appium
7 12 (23.53%) Calabash
8 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
9 9 (17.65%) LoadRunner
9 9 (17.65%) Maven
10 8 (15.69%) NeoLoad
10 8 (15.69%) Selenium
11 7 (13.73%) Ant
12 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
12 6 (11.76%) FishEye
12 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 2 (3.92%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Tester
2 9 (17.65%) Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Test Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Test Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) SOAP
2 9 (17.65%) REST
3 8 (15.69%) Web Services
4 7 (13.73%) J2EE
5 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.92%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.96%) Java EE
6 1 (1.96%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.96%) JAX-WS
6 1 (1.96%) JPA
6 1 (1.96%) JSTL
6 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) STL
6 1 (1.96%) Swing
6 1 (1.96%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Test Automation
2 27 (52.94%) Performance Testing
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (21.57%) SDLC
6 9 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.69%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.76%) User Stories
9 5 (9.80%) CRM
9 5 (9.80%) SDET
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) DevOps
10 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) Stress Testing
10 4 (7.84%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 13 (25.49%) Python
5 12 (23.53%) Ruby
6 7 (13.73%) Groovy
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
8 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.96%) C
10 1 (1.96%) Java 8
10 1 (1.96%) VB
10 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 3 (5.88%) Twitter
5 2 (3.92%) IBM