Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 178 215
Rank change year-on-year +2 +37 -23
Contract jobs citing JMeter 21 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.45% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 2.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
South West median daily rate £433 £410 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% -0.91% +14.14%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £333
90th Percentile £500 £585 £456
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 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 925 970 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.62% 16.88% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 662 676
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £296
90th Percentile £525 £531 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 56
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.74% +13.60%
10th Percentile £32.55 £24.72 £30.25
90th Percentile £57.90 £51.66 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Bristol -3 7 £438 +6.71%
Somerset - 7 £403 -
Gloucestershire +10 6 £475 +10.14%
Wiltshire -1 1 £500 +53.85%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 12 (57.14%) SoapUI
5 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
5 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) QA
6 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
7 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 7 (33.33%) JSON
8 7 (33.33%) Scrum
8 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (33.33%) API Testing
8 7 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (28.57%) hybris
9 6 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
9 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 6 (28.57%) ATG
9 6 (28.57%) SOAP
9 6 (28.57%) OOP
9 6 (28.57%) Python
9 6 (28.57%) XML
9 6 (28.57%) XSD
10 5 (23.81%) Ant

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 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Selenium
2 12 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 10 (47.62%) LoadRunner
4 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) Ant
6 5 (23.81%) Gradle
6 5 (23.81%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) Gatling
8 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
8 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (9.52%) JUnit
9 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
10 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
10 1 (4.76%) NUnit
10 1 (4.76%) TestNG
10 1 (4.76%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Developer
1 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) QA Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C++ Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tester
5 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
5 2 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
2 6 (28.57%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (9.52%) JDBC
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) AIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) API Testing
4 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) OOP
5 6 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
6 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Data Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Data Integration
7 4 (19.05%) ETL
7 4 (19.05%) Load Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) C
5 4 (19.05%) C++
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) ATG
1 6 (28.57%) hybris
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Veracode