Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 325 338 336
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 54 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% 1.37% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 55
South East median daily rate £375 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +3.44% -5.88%
10th Percentile £278 £331 £325
90th Percentile £438 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.82% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 3,151 2,623 2,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.49% 16.35% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,929 1,567 1,670
South East median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £575 £544 £530
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 91 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +14.65%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £29.38
90th Percentile £56.00 £74.34 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

JMeter
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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South East

JMeter
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

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 6 months to 19 July 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 -25 17 £300 -27.71% 2
Hampshire +5 16 £425 +3.03% 2
Berkshire -14 16 £300 -33.33% 1
Surrey - 14 £375 - 3
West Sussex +3 4 £345 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £288 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (62.96%) Selenium
3 32 (59.26%) Test Automation
4 31 (57.41%) Java
5 24 (44.44%) LoadRunner
6 23 (42.59%) Jenkins
7 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
8 20 (37.04%) JIRA
9 17 (31.48%) SoapUI
10 16 (29.63%) BDD
10 16 (29.63%) SQL
11 15 (27.78%) Test Scripting
12 13 (24.07%) JUnit
12 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
12 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
12 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
13 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 12 (22.22%) Subversion
13 12 (22.22%) Scrum
13 12 (22.22%) C#
13 12 (22.22%) Linux
14 11 (20.37%) Windows
14 11 (20.37%) HTML
14 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.37%) HP
14 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
14 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (18.52%) Open Source
15 10 (18.52%) REST

JMeter
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 7 (12.96%) Confluence
2 5 (9.26%) CICS
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.70%) BrowserStack
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Serverless
5 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.85%) Google Play
5 1 (1.85%) Heroku
5 1 (1.85%) NuGet
5 1 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.85%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) HTTP
1 5 (9.26%) LAN
1 5 (9.26%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.41%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (62.96%) Selenium
2 24 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 23 (42.59%) Jenkins
4 20 (37.04%) JIRA
5 17 (31.48%) SoapUI
6 13 (24.07%) Cucumber
6 13 (24.07%) JUnit
7 12 (22.22%) Subversion
8 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
9 10 (18.52%) HP UFT
10 9 (16.67%) Maven
11 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (7.41%) DbUnit
12 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
12 4 (7.41%) HttpUnit
12 4 (7.41%) SpecFlow
12 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
12 4 (7.41%) XMLUnit
13 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
13 3 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Tester
2 11 (20.37%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Performance Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Performance Test Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) REST
2 10 (18.52%) SOAP
3 7 (12.96%) Web Services
4 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) CSS
4 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (11.11%) XML
5 5 (9.26%) Ajax
5 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.41%) Akka
6 4 (7.41%) Dojo
6 4 (7.41%) Java EE
6 4 (7.41%) jQuery
6 4 (7.41%) JSON
6 4 (7.41%) Node.js
6 4 (7.41%) Sass
6 4 (7.41%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.96%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.41%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Test Automation
3 21 (38.89%) Performance Testing
4 16 (29.63%) BDD
5 15 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (22.22%) Scrum
8 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (18.52%) Open Source
10 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
11 8 (14.81%) DevOps
11 8 (14.81%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) Test Management
12 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
13 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Release Management
13 6 (11.11%) V-Model
13 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 5 (9.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
4 12 (22.22%) C#
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.67%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) C
8 7 (12.96%) C++
9 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (7.41%) BeanShell
10 4 (7.41%) Java 8
11 2 (3.70%) Go
12 1 (1.85%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) ISEB
3 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) ACF2
3 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) Perfmon
2 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) HP
2 6 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 6 (11.11%) Dynatrace
3 5 (9.26%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) webMethods
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Capita
7 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) MapR
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft