Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 314 340
Rank change year-on-year -18 +26 -2
Contract jobs citing JMeter 46 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 1.70% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 37
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.43% +1.22%
10th Percentile £310 £306 £329
90th Percentile £476 £550 £518
England median daily rate £438 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +8.70% -5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 3,016 2,288 2,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.99% 14.83% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,829 1,311 1,598
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.58% +4.83%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 76 95
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27.20 £16.88 £31.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £59.00
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +6.10% -3.42% +14.73%

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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 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 April 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
Hampshire +16 19 £375 - 5
Thames Valley -42 11 £320 -28.89% 8
Surrey - 9 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £288 - 1
Berkshire -38 5 £373 -17.22% 3
Kent - 3 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 1 - - 4
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England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Test Automation
3 27 (58.70%) Selenium
4 23 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) BDD
6 18 (39.13%) LoadRunner
6 18 (39.13%) JIRA
7 17 (36.96%) C#
7 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
8 15 (32.61%) Java
8 15 (32.61%) Test Scripting
9 13 (28.26%) QA
9 13 (28.26%) Scrum
9 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
10 11 (23.91%) Test Management
10 11 (23.91%) TDD
11 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
11 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
11 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
11 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
11 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
12 9 (19.57%) DevOps
12 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (17.39%) Subversion
13 8 (17.39%) JUnit
13 8 (17.39%) SOAP
13 8 (17.39%) Mentoring

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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 1 (2.17%) CICS
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.70%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.52%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.35%) BrowserStack
3 2 (4.35%) Serverless
4 1 (2.17%) Heroku
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
1 5 (10.87%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (58.70%) Selenium
2 18 (39.13%) JIRA
2 18 (39.13%) LoadRunner
3 17 (36.96%) Jenkins
4 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
6 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
6 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
7 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
7 8 (17.39%) JUnit
7 8 (17.39%) Subversion
8 7 (15.22%) Maven
9 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
9 6 (13.04%) NUnit
10 5 (10.87%) Gatling
11 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
11 4 (8.70%) NeoLoad
12 3 (6.52%) Appium
12 3 (6.52%) DbUnit
12 3 (6.52%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
1 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Test Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) JSON
3 5 (10.87%) Spring
4 4 (8.70%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (6.52%) Akka
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) CSS
5 3 (6.52%) Dojo
5 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.52%) Java EE
5 3 (6.52%) jQuery
5 3 (6.52%) RESTful
5 3 (6.52%) Sass
5 3 (6.52%) Servlets
5 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.52%) Taurus
5 3 (6.52%) XHTML
5 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Test Automation
3 23 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 19 (41.30%) BDD
5 15 (32.61%) Test Scripting
6 13 (28.26%) Scrum
7 11 (23.91%) TDD
7 11 (23.91%) Test Management
8 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
9 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.57%) DevOps
9 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 7 (15.22%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Security Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
11 7 (15.22%) V-Model
11 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.04%) Open Source
12 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 7 (15.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.04%) C
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) Python
7 4 (8.70%) BeanShell
8 3 (6.52%) C++
8 3 (6.52%) Java 8
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (2.17%) ACF2
3 1 (2.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Perfmon
2 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Sun