Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 322 347
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing JMeter 54 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 2.36% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 28
South East median daily rate £388 £410 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% -4.09% +14.00%
10th Percentile £310 £316 £288
90th Percentile £460 £483 £475
England median daily rate £438 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.98% +14.67%
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 3015 2540 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.90% 15.14% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 1544 1591
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.88%
10th Percentile £310 £291 £263
90th Percentile £570 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 79 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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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 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +11 36 £400 -2.44% 1
Berkshire +13 15 £403 -1.83%
Oxfordshire +10 11 £408 +8.67% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 10 £365 -21.08%
Kent - 6 £500 -
Hampshire -9 5 £388 -8.82% 3
Surrey -19 4 £329 -26.94% 1
West Sussex -6 2 - -
East Sussex -8 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 38 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 28 (51.85%) Selenium
3 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) BDD
4 26 (48.15%) Java
5 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 23 (42.59%) Performance Testing
6 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (40.74%) LoadRunner
7 20 (37.04%) SQL
8 19 (35.19%) JIRA
8 19 (35.19%) TDD
9 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
11 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
11 15 (27.78%) QA
11 15 (27.78%) C#
12 14 (25.93%) SDLC
13 13 (24.07%) HP
14 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
14 12 (22.22%) Gatling
15 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
15 11 (20.37%) JUnit
15 11 (20.37%) Web Services
16 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
16 10 (18.52%) Confluence
17 9 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
17 9 (16.67%) Finance
17 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 9 (16.67%) 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 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) FTP
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
1 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Selenium
2 22 (40.74%) LoadRunner
3 19 (35.19%) JIRA
4 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 16 (29.63%) Cucumber
6 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 12 (22.22%) Gatling
8 11 (20.37%) JUnit
8 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
9 9 (16.67%) Maven
10 7 (12.96%) Bitbucket
11 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 6 (11.11%) SpecFlow
12 5 (9.26%) Ant
12 5 (9.26%) NeoLoad
13 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
14 3 (5.56%) Mockito
15 2 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
15 2 (3.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (42.59%) Tester
2 11 (20.37%) Performance Tester
3 10 (18.52%) Automation Tester
4 9 (16.67%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Test Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Architect
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Test Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Test Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Non-Functional Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
2 7 (12.96%) Taurus
3 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
3 5 (9.26%) React
3 5 (9.26%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) Ajax
4 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.56%) JSF
4 3 (5.56%) JSON
4 3 (5.56%) JSP
4 3 (5.56%) JSR 168
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) Struts
4 3 (5.56%) WebCenter
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) BDD
3 23 (42.59%) Performance Testing
3 23 (42.59%) Scrum
4 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (35.19%) TDD
6 14 (25.93%) SDLC
7 12 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.96%) API Testing
10 7 (12.96%) DevOps
10 7 (12.96%) Load Testing
10 7 (12.96%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Workflow
11 6 (11.11%) Data Entry
11 6 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) C
6 5 (9.26%) Groovy
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) WAI
2 2 (3.70%) WCAG
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) HP Fortify
2 2 (3.70%) logstash
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) HP
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.70%) Dynatrace
5 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.70%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.85%) Sun