Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 319 335
Rank change year-on-year +59 +16 0
Contract jobs citing JMeter 105 67 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 2.20% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 20
South East median daily rate £430 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -12.77% +0.31%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £315
90th Percentile £494 £473 £483
England median daily rate £425 £428 £418
% change year-on-year -0.70% +2.51% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.67% - -

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 2,623 3,046 2,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.77% 18.12% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 1,857 1,601
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 84
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.00 £33.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.83%

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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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Hampshire +26 36 £475 +11.37% 2
Thames Valley +33 34 £429 +42.92% 5
West Sussex +40 26 £355 +2.90% 1
Berkshire -5 17 £430 +27.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £315 +9.57% 1
Kent - 4 £370 -
Surrey +12 3 £375 +7.14%
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
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England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 71 (67.62%) Test Automation
2 60 (57.14%) Selenium
2 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.57%) Java
4 46 (43.81%) JIRA
5 36 (34.29%) QA
5 36 (34.29%) Performance Testing
5 36 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 34 (32.38%) BDD
6 34 (32.38%) Jenkins
7 32 (30.48%) Confluence
7 32 (30.48%) SQL
8 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
9 29 (27.62%) C#
10 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 27 (25.71%) Docker
11 26 (24.76%) DevOps
12 23 (21.90%) RESTful
12 23 (21.90%) JUnit
13 22 (20.95%) LoadRunner
13 22 (20.95%) Maven
14 21 (20.00%) SpecFlow
15 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
15 20 (19.05%) JSON
16 19 (18.10%) Spring
16 19 (18.10%) ISEB
16 19 (18.10%) XML
17 18 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
18 17 (16.19%) Integration Testing
18 17 (16.19%) Visual Studio Team System

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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 32 (30.48%) Confluence
2 11 (10.48%) Apache
2 11 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.48%) Umbraco
3 10 (9.52%) GeoServer
4 4 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.95%) FileZilla
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 36 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.38%) PaaS
3 11 (10.48%) IaaS
3 11 (10.48%) Loggly
3 11 (10.48%) SaaS
4 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.81%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.95%) GitHub
8 1 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) 2G
1 1 (0.95%) 3G
1 1 (0.95%) 4G
1 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (0.95%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) IPsec
1 1 (0.95%) LAN
1 1 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (0.95%) SMS
1 1 (0.95%) SSH
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
1 1 (0.95%) WAN
1 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (11.43%) Redis
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (9.52%) GIS
4 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.95%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 60 (57.14%) Selenium
2 46 (43.81%) JIRA
3 34 (32.38%) Jenkins
4 30 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 23 (21.90%) JUnit
7 22 (20.95%) LoadRunner
7 22 (20.95%) Maven
8 21 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 18 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (16.19%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (12.38%) SoapUI
12 12 (11.43%) GitLab
12 12 (11.43%) Mockito
12 12 (11.43%) TeamCity
13 11 (10.48%) Babel
13 11 (10.48%) gulp
13 11 (10.48%) Jasmine
13 11 (10.48%) WebDriver
13 11 (10.48%) webpack
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Billing
3 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Tester
2 23 (21.90%) Developer
3 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 18 (17.14%) Performance Tester
4 16 (15.24%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.43%) Automation Tester
5 12 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.48%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
10 4 (3.81%) QA Automation Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) RESTful
2 20 (19.05%) JSON
3 19 (18.10%) Spring
3 19 (18.10%) XML
4 15 (14.29%) SOAP
5 13 (12.38%) .NET
6 12 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (11.43%) Java EE
6 12 (11.43%) Swagger
7 11 (10.48%) .NET Core
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.52%) Apache Camel
8 10 (9.52%) Apache Commons
8 10 (9.52%) GeoTools
8 10 (9.52%) JAXB
8 10 (9.52%) JAX-RS
8 10 (9.52%) JDBC
8 10 (9.52%) JMS
8 10 (9.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.81%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) DataPower
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) VMS
2 8 (7.62%) Unix
2 8 (7.62%) Windows
3 6 (5.71%) Linux
4 5 (4.76%) Android
5 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.95%) Solaris
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (67.62%) Test Automation
2 60 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.29%) Performance Testing
4 34 (32.38%) BDD
5 26 (24.76%) DevOps
6 20 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 17 (16.19%) Integration Testing
8 16 (15.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (13.33%) Load Testing
10 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (12.38%) Microservices
11 12 (11.43%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (11.43%) TDD
12 11 (10.48%) MVC
13 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (9.52%) OWASP
14 9 (8.57%) Acceptance Criteria
14 9 (8.57%) API Testing
14 9 (8.57%) Scrum
15 8 (7.62%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (48.57%) Java
2 32 (30.48%) SQL
3 29 (27.62%) C#
4 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.48%) Python
6 10 (9.52%) Java 8
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Groovy
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (18.10%) ISEB
2 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.29%) QA
System Software
1 27 (25.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Kibana
2 4 (3.81%) logstash
3 3 (2.86%) HP ALM
3 3 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.86%) WebInspect
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.95%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.95%) Nagios
5 1 (0.95%) Nessus
5 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 12 (11.43%) HP
3 11 (10.48%) New Relic
4 10 (9.52%) Xamarin
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.81%) webMethods
7 3 (2.86%) Google
8 2 (1.90%) Apple
8 2 (1.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.95%) BMC
9 1 (0.95%) CA
9 1 (0.95%) Cisco
9 1 (0.95%) IBM
9 1 (0.95%) Laserfiche
9 1 (0.95%) McAfee
9 1 (0.95%) Vitria