Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 12 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 322 318
Rank change year-on-year +49 -4 +34
Contract jobs citing JMeter 108 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 1.83% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 29 47
South East median daily rate £408 £390 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.49% -4.88% -4.09%
10th Percentile £289 £310 £318
90th Percentile £541 £475 £480
England median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% -4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -31.67% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,224 2,956 2,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.55% 17.81% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,997 1,800 1,539
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £292
90th Percentile £575 £569 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 94 80
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £26.39 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.13 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the South East over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JMeter in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Thames Valley +13 37 £325 -19.50% 12
Surrey +18 36 £408 +20.74% 2
Berkshire +7 32 £313 -24.70% 8
West Sussex +6 17 £429 - 2
Hampshire -15 11 £500 +29.03%
Oxfordshire +9 4 £550 +34.97% 1
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £288 -21.23% 3
Kent 0 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £420 -
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England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 80 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 73 (67.59%) Selenium
3 72 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (59.26%) Java
5 51 (47.22%) JIRA
6 49 (45.37%) SoapUI
7 46 (42.59%) BDD
8 43 (39.81%) Cucumber
9 40 (37.04%) QA
10 36 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (33.33%) Scrum
11 35 (32.41%) Confluence
12 34 (31.48%) Performance Testing
13 31 (28.70%) SOAP
14 28 (25.93%) SQL
14 28 (25.93%) Integration Testing
14 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
15 26 (24.07%) Jenkins
15 26 (24.07%) API Testing
16 20 (18.52%) C#
16 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (16.67%) LoadRunner
18 17 (15.74%) Docker
19 16 (14.81%) TDD
19 16 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
20 15 (13.89%) Open Source
20 15 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
20 15 (13.89%) Maven
20 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
20 15 (13.89%) Linux

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (32.41%) Confluence
2 5 (4.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.70%) CICS
4 3 (2.78%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.33%) BrowserStack
4 8 (7.41%) GitHub
5 3 (2.78%) Boomi
5 3 (2.78%) CloudTest
6 2 (1.85%) Lucidchart
6 2 (1.85%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) Google Play
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) npm
7 1 (0.93%) NuGet
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.93%) Serverless
7 1 (0.93%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) HTTP
2 5 (4.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) DB2
3 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 73 (67.59%) Selenium
2 51 (47.22%) JIRA
3 49 (45.37%) SoapUI
4 43 (39.81%) Cucumber
5 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 26 (24.07%) Jenkins
7 18 (16.67%) LoadRunner
8 15 (13.89%) JUnit
8 15 (13.89%) Maven
9 12 (11.11%) NeoLoad
10 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (10.19%) WebDriver
11 10 (9.26%) Gatling
12 8 (7.41%) Protractor
12 8 (7.41%) SonarQube
13 6 (5.56%) NUnit
13 6 (5.56%) SpecFlow
13 6 (5.56%) Subversion
13 6 (5.56%) TestNG
13 6 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Back Office
2 2 (1.85%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (25.93%) Analyst
1 28 (25.93%) Test Analyst
2 26 (24.07%) Tester
3 23 (21.30%) Test Engineer
4 18 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 14 (12.96%) Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Performance Tester
6 6 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) ForgeRock Developer
7 5 (4.63%) IAM Developer
7 5 (4.63%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (4.63%) QA Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) QA Leader
8 4 (3.70%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.70%) SOAP
2 12 (11.11%) Web Services
3 11 (10.19%) Gherkin
3 11 (10.19%) REST
4 9 (8.33%) .NET
4 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 9 (8.33%) Node.js
4 9 (8.33%) Spring
5 7 (6.48%) CSS
6 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.63%) Ajax
7 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.63%) SAML
7 5 (4.63%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.70%) XML
9 3 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.78%) React
9 3 (2.78%) RESTful
10 2 (1.85%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.85%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
3 5 (4.63%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Linux
2 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 72 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (42.59%) BDD
4 36 (33.33%) Scrum
5 34 (31.48%) Performance Testing
6 28 (25.93%) Integration Testing
7 26 (24.07%) API Testing
8 20 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (14.81%) TDD
10 15 (13.89%) Open Source
11 12 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 11 (10.19%) SDET
12 11 (10.19%) Test Management
13 10 (9.26%) Defect Management
13 10 (9.26%) User Stories
14 9 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (8.33%) Test Strategy
15 8 (7.41%) Functional Testing
15 8 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.26%) Java
2 28 (25.93%) SQL
3 20 (18.52%) C#
4 15 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.11%) Python
6 7 (6.48%) Groovy
7 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.63%) C++
9 4 (3.70%) C
9 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.78%) Go
10 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) Java 8
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) PL/1
11 1 (0.93%) REXX
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) ISEB
3 6 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.04%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Docker
2 5 (4.63%) OpenAM
2 5 (4.63%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.93%) ACF2
3 1 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.63%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.70%) Grafana
5 3 (2.78%) Graphite
6 2 (1.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Dynatrace
2 10 (9.26%) HP
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.56%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.63%) ForgeRock
5 5 (4.63%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (4.63%) Splunk
6 3 (2.78%) Dell
6 3 (2.78%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.93%) Apple
8 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) MapR
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat