Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 179 201
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 +5
Contract jobs citing JMeter 28 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.46% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 2.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 4
South West median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £358 £292 £263
90th Percentile £512 £645 £426
England median daily rate £427 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.55% -1.18% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West 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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 904 981 862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.74% 18.70% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 589 567
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £288
90th Percentile £563 £525 £530
England median daily rate £475 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 62
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +11.86%
10th Percentile £35.25 £33.40 £32.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £53.75 £51.73
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +19 9 £475 +50.79% 1
Dorset -4 9 £375 - 1
Bristol -2 7 £375 +25.00% 7
Gloucestershire +6 3 - - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (78.57%) Selenium
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (67.86%) JIRA
4 18 (64.29%) Performance Testing
5 14 (50.00%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) C#
6 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
7 11 (39.29%) NUnit
7 11 (39.29%) SpecFlow
8 10 (35.71%) WebDriver
8 10 (35.71%) .NET
8 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
8 10 (35.71%) DevOps
9 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (32.14%) QA
9 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
10 8 (28.57%) Java
11 7 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
12 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
12 6 (21.43%) JUnit
12 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) Python
12 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
12 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
13 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (17.86%) REST
13 5 (17.86%) Confluence

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (14.29%) npm
3 3 (10.71%) NuGet
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (78.57%) Selenium
2 19 (67.86%) JIRA
3 13 (46.43%) LoadRunner
4 11 (39.29%) NUnit
4 11 (39.29%) SpecFlow
5 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 10 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
8 6 (21.43%) Bitbucket
8 6 (21.43%) JUnit
8 6 (21.43%) SonarQube
9 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
9 3 (10.71%) Gatling
9 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (7.14%) The Grinder
10 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (7.14%) WATIR
10 2 (7.14%) WebPagetest
General
1 4 (14.29%) Back Office
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Test Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Test Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) REST
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
4 3 (10.71%) React
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Kafka
5 2 (7.14%) RAML
5 2 (7.14%) Sass
5 2 (7.14%) Swagger
5 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.14%) YAML
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (64.29%) Performance Testing
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 10 (35.71%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
10 2 (7.14%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) F#
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Grafana
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.71%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Opsview
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) AppDynamics
2 4 (14.29%) Veracode
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Splunk
4 2 (7.14%) Apigee
4 2 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace