Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 234 275 338
Rank change year-on-year +41 +63 -24
Contract jobs citing JMeter 49 101 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.64% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 3.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 58 28
Median daily rate £383 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +20.00% -16.20%
10th Percentile £283 £339 £310
90th Percentile £613 £548 £477
England median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £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 1,358 3,105 3,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.04% 19.73% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1,964 1,852
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £588 £577
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 71
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £37.95 £29.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £57.63 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -2.33% -3.91% +9.15%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter in the South East.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter in the South East over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMeter in the South East.

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 5 April 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 +47 21 £370 +13.85% 5
Hampshire +39 21 £534 +12.47% 3
Berkshire +33 11 £370 -1.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 9 - - 2
West Sussex +15 3 £383 -5.43%
Surrey +44 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Kent +16 2 £275 -
Oxfordshire +19 1 £275 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
3 27 (55.10%) Performance Testing
4 26 (53.06%) Selenium
5 19 (38.78%) Java
6 18 (36.73%) BDD
7 17 (34.69%) C#
8 15 (30.61%) JIRA
9 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
10 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
11 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (24.49%) SDLC
12 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
12 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
13 10 (20.41%) .NET
13 10 (20.41%) Web Services
13 10 (20.41%) Scrum
13 10 (20.41%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
14 9 (18.37%) Microservices
14 9 (18.37%) Linux
14 9 (18.37%) SpecFlow
14 9 (18.37%) QA
15 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (16.33%) Test Management
15 8 (16.33%) Python
15 8 (16.33%) ISEB

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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 5 (10.20%) Confluence
1 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (8.16%) Azure
3 3 (6.12%) GCP
4 1 (2.04%) AWS
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
1 5 (10.20%) IPv6
2 4 (8.16%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) 802.15
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Selenium
2 15 (30.61%) JIRA
3 13 (26.53%) Cucumber
4 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
5 9 (18.37%) SpecFlow
6 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.08%) PyCharm
11 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
11 1 (2.04%) GitLab
11 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
11 1 (2.04%) Postman
11 1 (2.04%) REST Assured
11 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.04%) TestCafe
11 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
11 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Tester
2 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Test Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Tester
4 6 (12.24%) QA Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) SOAP
2 6 (12.24%) Spring
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.20%) RESTful
4 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.16%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.12%) Node.js
6 2 (4.08%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) Vue.js
7 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.04%) Chai
7 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.04%) Java EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) Nightwatchjs
7 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
7 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) Test Automation
3 27 (55.10%) Performance Testing
4 18 (36.73%) BDD
5 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (20.41%) Scrum
7 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.37%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Microservices
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.33%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (16.33%) Test Management
10 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.29%) DevOps
10 7 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.29%) TDD
10 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.24%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) Java 8
7 3 (6.12%) Groovy
8 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) ISEB
4 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) HP ALM
2 4 (8.16%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) HP
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Databricks
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) CA
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat