Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 303 372
Rank change year-on-year -19 +69 -49
Contract jobs citing JMeter 51 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 2.44% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 21
South East median daily rate £375 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -2.35% +1.80%
10th Percentile £310 £322 £325
90th Percentile £468 £485 £475
England median daily rate £450 £410 £443
% change year-on-year +9.76% -7.34% +16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 2,832 2,254 2,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.44% 14.78% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,728 1,364 1,535
South East median daily rate £438 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.07% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £584 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 65 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -5.75% +16.00%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.12 £28.73
90th Percentile £63.25 £51.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +7.38%

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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 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily 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 21 January 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 -14 30 £365 -13.10% 6
Buckinghamshire -16 11 £365 -
Berkshire -18 11 £320 -27.27% 2
Hampshire +1 9 £375 -18.26%
Oxfordshire -1 8 £450 +20.00% 4
Surrey - 8 £338 - 6
Kent - 3 £500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 36 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.98%) Selenium
3 25 (49.02%) SQL
4 24 (47.06%) Performance Testing
5 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (41.18%) BDD
7 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 16 (31.37%) TDD
8 16 (31.37%) C#
8 16 (31.37%) Scrum
9 15 (29.41%) LoadRunner
9 15 (29.41%) Java
9 15 (29.41%) JIRA
9 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 14 (27.45%) QA
11 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
12 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
13 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
13 10 (19.61%) SDLC
13 10 (19.61%) Gatling
13 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
13 10 (19.61%) Web Services
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 9 (17.65%) Finance
14 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (17.65%) Maven
14 9 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
15 8 (15.69%) DevOps
15 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing

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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 4 (7.84%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.96%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (7.84%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) FTP
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Big Data
1 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Selenium
2 17 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 15 (29.41%) JIRA
3 15 (29.41%) LoadRunner
4 12 (23.53%) SpecFlow
5 11 (21.57%) SoapUI
6 10 (19.61%) Gatling
7 9 (17.65%) Maven
7 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (15.69%) JUnit
9 7 (13.73%) WebDriver
10 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 6 (11.76%) NeoLoad
10 6 (11.76%) NUnit
11 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
12 4 (7.84%) Ant
13 3 (5.88%) Mockito
13 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
14 2 (3.92%) MSTest
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Tester
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Test Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Test Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 7 (13.73%) Taurus
4 6 (11.76%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) RESTful
6 4 (7.84%) Ajax
6 4 (7.84%) JSF
6 4 (7.84%) JSP
6 4 (7.84%) JSR 168
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle ADF
6 4 (7.84%) Struts
6 4 (7.84%) WebCenter
7 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.88%) React
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (7.84%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 24 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (41.18%) BDD
5 16 (31.37%) Scrum
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (19.61%) Mentoring
7 10 (19.61%) SDLC
8 9 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
9 8 (15.69%) DevOps
9 8 (15.69%) Test Management
9 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Workflow
11 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 6 (11.76%) Data Entry
11 6 (11.76%) Load Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Security Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) Java
4 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.80%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Groovy
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
7 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Ansible
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.92%) logstash
1 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.92%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.92%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Sun