Period
to 19 October 2019

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 October 2019 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 172 182
Rank change year-on-year -40 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing JMeter 18 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.77% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 4.07% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 8
South West median daily rate £418 £463 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.73% +11.78% +0.30%
10th Percentile £300 £356 £344
90th Percentile £475 £575 £491
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £30.75 -
% change year-on-year -21.95% - -

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 1,231 1,155 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.27% 18.99% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 729 565
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £563 £500
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 37
South West median hourly rate £45.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +1.19%
10th Percentile £36.75 £35.25 £32.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £53.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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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 19 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +8 6 £300 -14.29% 1
Gloucestershire -12 6 £450 -18.18%
Somerset -1 3 £418 +4.38% 3
Dorset +3 1 £425 +21.43%
Devon -12 1 £450 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
4 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (22.22%) Zephyr
7 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server

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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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 7 (38.89%) SoapUI
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) Zephyr
6 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Maven
7 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (11.11%) WATIR
7 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.56%) Protractor
8 1 (5.56%) RSpec
8 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Public Sector
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) White-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) hybris