Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 191 189
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 45 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.01% 2.03% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 11
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £357 £350 £375
90th Percentile £575 £490 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,121 938 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.19% 17.06% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 563 648
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £301 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 35 53
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +6.01% +7.13%
10th Percentile £35.25 £33.80 £31.50
90th Percentile £50.08 £56.25 £49.80
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the South West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Wiltshire +23 25 £479 - 6
Bristol -6 7 £350 -17.65% 8
Gloucestershire 0 5 £550 +15.79% 1
Somerset -4 3 £400 -0.62% 8
Devon - 3 - -
Dorset - 2 £350 - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Selenium
3 27 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 19 (42.22%) Python
7 18 (40.00%) Sauce Labs
8 16 (35.56%) DevOps
8 16 (35.56%) Bitbucket
8 16 (35.56%) Linux
8 16 (35.56%) Performance Testing
9 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
10 14 (31.11%) TDD
10 14 (31.11%) Finance
11 13 (28.89%) C#
11 13 (28.89%) Veracode
12 12 (26.67%) Terraform
12 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes
12 12 (26.67%) SonarQube
12 12 (26.67%) NuGet
12 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
12 12 (26.67%) REST
13 11 (24.44%) BDD
13 11 (24.44%) Docker
13 11 (24.44%) Microservices
13 11 (24.44%) Java
14 10 (22.22%) .NET
14 10 (22.22%) ISTQB

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
1 4 (8.89%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Mule
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Sauce Labs
2 12 (26.67%) NuGet
3 9 (20.00%) npm
4 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
5 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (4.44%) CloudFront
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.22%) BrowserStack
8 1 (2.22%) Route 53
8 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (62.22%) Selenium
2 27 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 16 (35.56%) Bitbucket
5 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
6 12 (26.67%) SonarQube
6 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
7 9 (20.00%) JIRA
7 9 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (17.78%) JUnit
9 7 (15.56%) NUnit
10 6 (13.33%) LoadRunner
11 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
11 5 (11.11%) Gatling
11 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 5 (11.11%) WebStorm
12 4 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (8.89%) WATIR
12 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Developer
1 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (15.56%) Test Leader
1 7 (15.56%) Tester
2 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
3 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) REST
2 10 (22.22%) .NET
3 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
3 8 (17.78%) HTML
4 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
4 7 (15.56%) Sass
4 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 5 (11.11%) HTML5
5 5 (11.11%) JSON
5 5 (11.11%) Middleware
5 5 (11.11%) React
5 5 (11.11%) SOAP
5 5 (11.11%) Spring
5 5 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.89%) RAML
6 4 (8.89%) Swagger
6 4 (8.89%) YAML
7 3 (6.67%) CSS
7 3 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) DataPower
3 3 (6.67%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 16 (35.56%) DevOps
3 16 (35.56%) Performance Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (31.11%) TDD
6 11 (24.44%) BDD
6 11 (24.44%) Microservices
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
8 5 (11.11%) SDET
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Optimisation
9 4 (8.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Python
2 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) C
8 4 (8.89%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) Ruby
9 3 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (6.67%) VB
10 2 (4.44%) F#
10 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.44%) Scala
10 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Kubernetes
1 12 (26.67%) Terraform
2 9 (20.00%) Grafana
3 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.89%) Puppet
4 3 (6.67%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.44%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (4.44%) Kibana
5 2 (4.44%) logstash
6 1 (2.22%) Ansible
6 1 (2.22%) Nagios
6 1 (2.22%) Opsview
6 1 (2.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Veracode
2 10 (22.22%) AppDynamics
3 9 (20.00%) Splunk
4 8 (17.78%) Apigee
5 4 (8.89%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) CA
6 3 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 3 (6.67%) Micro Focus
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) Google
8 1 (2.22%) hybris