Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 326 328
Rank change year-on-year +34 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 89 47 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.54% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 1.68% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 56
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -5.17% -3.24%
10th Percentile £284 £314 £322
90th Percentile £550 £465 £481
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 - -

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 3,085 2,805 2,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.71% 17.04% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,925 1,692 1,643
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 87 77
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31.30 £27.20 £34.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £77.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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
Surrey -5 32 £420 +24.44% 7
Thames Valley +6 28 £338 -16.41% 5
Berkshire +1 24 £300 -27.71% 3
West Sussex +2 11 £420 - 4
Hampshire -8 10 £400 +3.23% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £550 +34.97% 1
Middlesex - 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 £288 -21.23% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (74.16%) Test Automation
2 59 (66.29%) Selenium
3 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (52.81%) Java
5 41 (46.07%) JIRA
6 34 (38.20%) BDD
7 33 (37.08%) SoapUI
8 29 (32.58%) Cucumber
8 29 (32.58%) Performance Testing
9 27 (30.34%) QA
9 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
9 27 (30.34%) LoadRunner
10 26 (29.21%) SQL
10 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
12 24 (26.97%) C#
12 24 (26.97%) SOAP
13 23 (25.84%) Scrum
14 22 (24.72%) Confluence
15 21 (23.60%) API Testing
16 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
17 16 (17.98%) Integration Testing
17 16 (17.98%) Non-Functional Testing
17 16 (17.98%) Linux
18 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
18 15 (16.85%) Python
18 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
19 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
19 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS

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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 22 (24.72%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) CICS
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.74%) BrowserStack
3 6 (6.74%) GitHub
4 3 (3.37%) CloudTest
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
5 2 (2.25%) Serverless
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.12%) Google Play
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) npm
6 1 (1.12%) NuGet
6 1 (1.12%) PaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) HTTP
1 5 (5.62%) LAN
1 5 (5.62%) WAN
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (66.29%) Selenium
2 41 (46.07%) JIRA
3 33 (37.08%) SoapUI
4 29 (32.58%) Cucumber
5 27 (30.34%) Jenkins
5 27 (30.34%) LoadRunner
6 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
7 13 (14.61%) JUnit
8 11 (12.36%) NeoLoad
8 11 (12.36%) Subversion
9 10 (11.24%) HP UFT
10 8 (8.99%) Gatling
10 8 (8.99%) Maven
10 8 (8.99%) Protractor
10 8 (8.99%) SpecFlow
10 8 (8.99%) WebDriver
11 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (6.74%) TestNG
12 6 (6.74%) Vagrant
12 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (3.37%) Retail
2 2 (2.25%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (28.09%) Analyst
1 25 (28.09%) Test Analyst
2 21 (23.60%) Test Engineer
3 19 (21.35%) Tester
4 11 (12.36%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.24%) Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.74%) Performance Tester
7 6 (6.74%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Developer in Test
8 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) UI Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Customer Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.97%) SOAP
2 12 (13.48%) REST
3 9 (10.11%) HTML
3 9 (10.11%) Node.js
3 9 (10.11%) Web Services
4 7 (7.87%) .NET
5 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.74%) CSS
5 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.62%) Ajax
6 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.49%) Spring
7 4 (4.49%) XML
8 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.37%) React
9 2 (2.25%) .NET Core
9 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.25%) Kendo UI
9 2 (2.25%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (7.87%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (74.16%) Test Automation
2 57 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (38.20%) BDD
4 29 (32.58%) Performance Testing
5 23 (25.84%) Scrum
6 21 (23.60%) API Testing
7 17 (19.10%) Test Scripting
8 16 (17.98%) Integration Testing
8 16 (17.98%) Non-Functional Testing
9 15 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (14.61%) TDD
11 12 (13.48%) Defect Management
11 12 (13.48%) Open Source
11 12 (13.48%) Test Management
12 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.24%) SDET
14 9 (10.11%) DevOps
14 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (8.99%) System Testing
15 8 (8.99%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) Java
2 26 (29.21%) SQL
3 24 (26.97%) C#
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.85%) Python
5 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.11%) C
6 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.62%) C++
8 4 (4.49%) Groovy
9 3 (3.37%) Go
10 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.12%) Java 8
11 1 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (1.12%) PHP
11 1 (1.12%) PL/1
11 1 (1.12%) REXX
11 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.12%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) ISEB
3 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.37%) PMP
6 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.34%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) ACF2
3 2 (2.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.74%) Perfmon
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 4 (4.49%) Grafana
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) SCOM
3 3 (3.37%) Graphite
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
5 1 (1.12%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.12%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) HP
2 6 (6.74%) AppDynamics
2 6 (6.74%) Dynatrace
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.25%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) webMethods
6 1 (1.12%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (1.12%) MapR