Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 269 331 301
Rank change year-on-year +62 -30 +60
Contract jobs citing JMeter 107 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.42% 1.78% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 37
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -9.64% -2.35%
10th Percentile £309 £310 £322
90th Percentile £559 £468 £485
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -7.08%
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 3,127 2,859 2,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.86% 17.48% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,912 1,746 1,378
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +8.36% +7.67%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £584 £538
England median daily rate £488 £470 £434
% change year-on-year +3.72% +8.33% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% -6.82%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.00 £32.25
90th Percentile £59.13 £63.25 £53.70
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.29% +6.71% +2.50%

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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 20 January 2019.

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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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 20 January 2019. 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
Surrey +16 33 £408 +20.74% 1
West Sussex - 22 £420 - 2
Thames Valley +17 21 £388 +6.16% 9
Hampshire -12 20 £500 +33.33%
Berkshire +7 16 £325 +1.56% 5
Oxfordshire +27 5 £550 +22.22% 2
Kent +19 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
East Sussex - 2 £363 - 3
Home Counties - 1 £420 -
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England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 85 (79.44%) Test Automation
2 78 (72.90%) Selenium
3 75 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (55.14%) Java
5 56 (52.34%) BDD
6 54 (50.47%) JIRA
7 49 (45.79%) SoapUI
8 45 (42.06%) QA
9 44 (41.12%) Cucumber
10 41 (38.32%) Confluence
11 40 (37.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 38 (35.51%) Scrum
13 36 (33.64%) Performance Testing
13 36 (33.64%) Integration Testing
14 30 (28.04%) SOAP
14 30 (28.04%) API Testing
15 27 (25.23%) SQL
16 23 (21.50%) Visual Studio Team System
16 23 (21.50%) Git (software)
17 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
17 22 (20.56%) C#
18 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
19 19 (17.76%) Non-Functional Testing
20 18 (16.82%) User Stories
20 18 (16.82%) Gherkin
20 18 (16.82%) Docker
20 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
21 17 (15.89%) Test Strategy
22 16 (14.95%) Maven

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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 41 (38.32%) Confluence
2 5 (4.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) CICS
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (37.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.08%) BrowserStack
3 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.67%) BlazeMeter
4 5 (4.67%) GitHub
5 3 (2.80%) Boomi
5 3 (2.80%) CloudTest
6 2 (1.87%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) npm
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Serverless
7 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Firewall
1 5 (4.67%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Power BI
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (72.90%) Selenium
2 54 (50.47%) JIRA
3 49 (45.79%) SoapUI
4 44 (41.12%) Cucumber
5 23 (21.50%) Git (software)
5 23 (21.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 22 (20.56%) WebDriver
7 21 (19.63%) Jenkins
8 16 (14.95%) Maven
9 15 (14.02%) JUnit
9 15 (14.02%) NeoLoad
10 14 (13.08%) NUnit
11 13 (12.15%) SpecFlow
12 12 (11.21%) MSTest
12 12 (11.21%) SonarQube
13 11 (10.28%) LoadRunner
14 9 (8.41%) Gatling
15 6 (5.61%) GitLab
15 6 (5.61%) TestNG
15 6 (5.61%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Back Office
2 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Analyst
1 36 (33.64%) Test Analyst
2 27 (25.23%) Tester
3 20 (18.69%) Automation Tester
4 18 (16.82%) Test Engineer
5 13 (12.15%) Developer
6 9 (8.41%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (8.41%) QA Tester
7 5 (4.67%) ForgeRock Developer
7 5 (4.67%) IAM Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Performance Tester
7 5 (4.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Test Leader
8 4 (3.74%) QA Leader
8 4 (3.74%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) UI Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Developer in Test
9 3 (2.80%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) SOAP
2 18 (16.82%) Gherkin
3 10 (9.35%) React
4 9 (8.41%) .NET
4 9 (8.41%) Spring
4 9 (8.41%) Web Services
5 7 (6.54%) Node.js
6 6 (5.61%) CSS
7 5 (4.67%) REST
7 5 (4.67%) RESTful
7 5 (4.67%) SAML
7 5 (4.67%) Spring Boot
8 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.80%) Taurus
10 2 (1.87%) .NET Core
10 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
10 2 (1.87%) Kendo UI
10 2 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Virtual Team
2 6 (5.61%) User Experience
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Unix
3 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (79.44%) Test Automation
2 75 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (52.34%) BDD
4 38 (35.51%) Scrum
5 36 (33.64%) Integration Testing
5 36 (33.64%) Performance Testing
6 30 (28.04%) API Testing
7 19 (17.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (16.82%) User Stories
9 17 (15.89%) Test Strategy
10 15 (14.02%) Functional Testing
11 13 (12.15%) Defect Management
11 13 (12.15%) Open Source
11 13 (12.15%) Regression Testing
12 12 (11.21%) Test Management
13 11 (10.28%) Acceptance Criteria
13 11 (10.28%) SDET
13 11 (10.28%) TDD
13 11 (10.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) Java
2 27 (25.23%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) C#
4 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.41%) Python
6 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.61%) Groovy
8 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Go
9 2 (1.87%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) COBOL
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) PL/1
10 1 (0.93%) REXX
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) ISEB
3 7 (6.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (42.06%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Docker
2 5 (4.67%) OpenAM
2 5 (4.67%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.93%) ACF2
3 1 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Puppet
2 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.67%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (3.74%) Grafana
5 3 (2.80%) Graphite
6 1 (0.93%) Ansible
6 1 (0.93%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Atlassian
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Dynatrace
4 5 (4.67%) ForgeRock
4 5 (4.67%) Splunk
5 3 (2.80%) Dell
5 3 (2.80%) HP
6 2 (1.87%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Xamarin