Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 191 200
Rank change year-on-year +29 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing JMeter 36 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.67% 1.31% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
South West median daily rate £463 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.16% -6.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £363 £299 £300
90th Percentile £575 £445 £505
England median daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year +0.59% +2.42% -2.94%
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 980 990 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.30% 17.98% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 593 561
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £517 £538
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 58
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.67%
10th Percentile £35.25 £34.50 £31.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £48.55
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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

JMeter
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 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the South West

JMeter
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 July 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 +21 17 £475 +50.79%
Bristol -2 10 £375 +17.19% 10
Gloucestershire +7 6 £550 - 1
Dorset -6 2 £350 -
Devon - 1 - -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 23 (63.89%) Selenium
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
5 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 16 (44.44%) DevOps
6 15 (41.67%) Performance Testing
6 15 (41.67%) Python
7 14 (38.89%) JIRA
7 14 (38.89%) Sauce Labs
8 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 12 (33.33%) Linux
9 11 (30.56%) Java
10 10 (27.78%) Veracode
10 10 (27.78%) SonarQube
10 10 (27.78%) Bitbucket
10 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
11 9 (25.00%) AppDynamics
11 9 (25.00%) C#
11 9 (25.00%) JUnit
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
12 8 (22.22%) TDD
12 8 (22.22%) Banking
12 8 (22.22%) QA
12 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.22%) Docker
12 8 (22.22%) REST
12 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
12 8 (22.22%) NuGet

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 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Sauce Labs
2 8 (22.22%) npm
2 8 (22.22%) NuGet
3 4 (11.11%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (5.56%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.78%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
1 2 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Selenium
2 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 14 (38.89%) JIRA
5 10 (27.78%) Bitbucket
5 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 10 (27.78%) SonarQube
6 9 (25.00%) JUnit
7 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
8 7 (19.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (16.67%) Gatling
10 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
10 5 (13.89%) NUnit
11 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 4 (11.11%) WATIR
11 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
12 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
13 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (5.56%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) Test Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Tester
3 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Test Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) REST
2 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 4 (11.11%) Spring
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) Middleware
4 3 (8.33%) React
4 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 3 (8.33%) XML
4 3 (8.33%) XSD
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) Kafka
5 2 (5.56%) Sass
5 2 (5.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) DataPower
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 16 (44.44%) DevOps
4 15 (41.67%) Performance Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) SDLC
7 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.89%) Microservices
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
9 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Python
2 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) C
6 4 (11.11%) Perl
6 4 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.33%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) Scala
7 3 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (5.56%) F#
8 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
9 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Grafana
1 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
1 7 (19.44%) Terraform
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Opsview
5 1 (2.78%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Veracode
2 9 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 7 (19.44%) Splunk
4 4 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (8.33%) CA
5 3 (8.33%) Micro Focus
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (5.56%) Apigee
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace