Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 261 271 330
Rank change year-on-year +10 +59 -31
Contract jobs citing JMeter 59 110 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 3.47% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 36
South East median daily rate £375 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.18% +11.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £237 £309 £310
90th Percentile £575 £558 £466
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £29.50 - -
England median hourly rate £29.50 - £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 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 1,807 3,172 2,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.55% 19.82% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 1,936 1,769
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +8.70%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £580
England median daily rate £475 £488 £470
% change year-on-year -2.56% +3.72% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 58 81
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £17.58 £35.00 £26.00
90th Percentile £71.75 £59.13 £62.25
England median hourly rate £41.75 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% -2.30% +6.10%

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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 18 January 2020.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 2020. 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 +37 28 £365 -18.89% 3
Hampshire +42 24 £450 -10.00% 6
Buckinghamshire - 14 - - 1
Berkshire +2 11 £365 +12.31% 2
Kent +14 4 £275 -
Oxfordshire +23 3 £300 -45.45%
Surrey +18 2 £400 -1.84% 1
West Sussex +4 1 £413 -1.79%
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England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 45 (76.27%) Test Automation
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (59.32%) Selenium
4 33 (55.93%) Performance Testing
5 28 (47.46%) Java
6 22 (37.29%) JIRA
7 21 (35.59%) C#
8 19 (32.20%) SQL
8 19 (32.20%) BDD
9 15 (25.42%) Cucumber
9 15 (25.42%) Scrum
10 13 (22.03%) QA
10 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (22.03%) SDLC
11 11 (18.64%) Confluence
11 11 (18.64%) TDD
11 11 (18.64%) Linux
11 11 (18.64%) Python
11 11 (18.64%) LoadRunner
12 10 (16.95%) .NET
12 10 (16.95%) ISTQB
12 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
12 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
13 9 (15.25%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.25%) Web Services
14 8 (13.56%) ISEB
14 8 (13.56%) Kanban
14 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
14 8 (13.56%) Jenkins

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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 11 (18.64%) Confluence
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Azure
2 7 (11.86%) BlazeMeter
3 4 (6.78%) GCP
4 3 (5.08%) AWS
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) IaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Loggly
5 2 (3.39%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) IPv6
2 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) 2G
4 1 (1.69%) 3G
4 1 (1.69%) 4G
4 1 (1.69%) 802.15
4 1 (1.69%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) IPsec
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) SSH
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) Redis
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (59.32%) Selenium
2 22 (37.29%) JIRA
3 15 (25.42%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.64%) LoadRunner
5 10 (16.95%) SpecFlow
6 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.47%) Postman
7 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 3 (5.08%) GitLab
9 3 (5.08%) Maven
9 3 (5.08%) REST Assured
9 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.39%) Babel
10 2 (3.39%) gulp
10 2 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (3.39%) PyCharm
10 2 (3.39%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Tester
2 11 (18.64%) Automation Tester
3 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Performance Tester
3 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) QA Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Test Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Integration Tester
8 3 (5.08%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (5.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) .NET
2 9 (15.25%) Web Services
3 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.17%) REST
3 6 (10.17%) RESTful
3 6 (10.17%) SOAP
3 6 (10.17%) Spring
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
5 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.08%) JSON
5 3 (5.08%) Spring Boot
5 3 (5.08%) XML
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.39%) Swagger
6 2 (3.39%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) VMS
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (76.27%) Test Automation
2 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.93%) Performance Testing
4 19 (32.20%) BDD
5 15 (25.42%) Scrum
6 13 (22.03%) SDLC
7 11 (18.64%) TDD
8 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
9 9 (15.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (13.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (13.56%) Defect Management
10 8 (13.56%) Kanban
10 8 (13.56%) Performance Engineering
10 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.86%) API Development
11 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.86%) Manual Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Microservices
11 7 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) C#
3 19 (32.20%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) Java 8
6 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) ISTQB
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) ISEB
4 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP ALM
1 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Google
1 7 (11.86%) HP
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.39%) Databricks
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
5 2 (3.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.69%) CA
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.69%) Xamarin