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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache JMeter
England / South East
Rank 228 235 236
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing JMeter 17 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 2.22% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £318 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £398
% change year-on-year -3.33% -5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

JMeter is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1165 1218 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.03% 13.31% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 775 683
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +8.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing JMeter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the South East

JMeter
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

JMeter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South East

JMeter
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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +34 15 £450 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - -
JMeter
England

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 29 (60.42%) Selenium
3 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (52.08%) BDD
5 23 (47.92%) TDD
6 22 (45.83%) Gradle
7 21 (43.75%) REST
7 21 (43.75%) Scrum
7 21 (43.75%) JSON
7 21 (43.75%) XML
8 20 (41.67%) Ant
8 20 (41.67%) Maven
8 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
9 19 (39.58%) OOP
9 19 (39.58%) Python
9 19 (39.58%) HTTP
10 18 (37.50%) OO
10 18 (37.50%) Ruby
10 18 (37.50%) Performance Testing
10 18 (37.50%) Groovy
11 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
11 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
11 17 (35.42%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (35.42%) Content Management
11 17 (35.42%) CMS
11 17 (35.42%) Project Management
12 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
12 16 (33.33%) eggPlant
12 16 (33.33%) Splunk
12 16 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS

JMeter
Top Related 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 17 (35.42%) CMS
2 16 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) HTTP
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) BGP
3 2 (4.17%) DMVPN
3 2 (4.17%) HSRP
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) VLAN
3 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 29 (60.42%) Selenium
2 22 (45.83%) Gradle
3 20 (41.67%) Ant
3 20 (41.67%) Maven
3 20 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 17 (35.42%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (35.42%) Bitbucket
5 16 (33.33%) eggPlant
6 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 9 (18.75%) LoadRunner
8 8 (16.67%) JIRA
8 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 7 (14.58%) NeoLoad
10 6 (12.50%) JUnit
11 5 (10.42%) Gatling
12 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
13 3 (6.25%) Burp Suite
13 3 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Developer in Test
3 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Development Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) JSON
1 21 (43.75%) REST
1 21 (43.75%) XML
2 10 (20.83%) Web Services
3 9 (18.75%) Spring
4 8 (16.67%) RESTful
4 8 (16.67%) SOAP
5 5 (10.42%) React
6 4 (8.33%) .NET
6 4 (8.33%) HTML
6 4 (8.33%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.25%) CSS
7 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (4.17%) HornetQ
8 2 (4.17%) Java EE
8 2 (4.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Solaris
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) BDD
3 23 (47.92%) TDD
4 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 19 (39.58%) OOP
6 18 (37.50%) OO
6 18 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 17 (35.42%) Content Management
7 17 (35.42%) Project Management
7 17 (35.42%) Test Automation
8 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
11 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
12 5 (10.42%) Defect Management
12 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
13 4 (8.33%) SDLC
13 4 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 18 (37.50%) Groovy
3 18 (37.50%) Ruby
4 13 (27.08%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (10.42%) C#
8 4 (8.33%) C
9 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) WAI
2 3 (6.25%) WCAG
3 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Fortify
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Kibana
2 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 1 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.08%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 16 (33.33%) Splunk
2 8 (16.67%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.08%) Coverity
6 1 (2.08%) Veracode
Sutton, Surrey
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