Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 178 214
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -4
Contract jobs citing JMeter 22 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.51% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 2.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 3
South West median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £315 £298 £365
90th Percentile £460 £643 £430
England median daily rate £450 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
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 846 1,002 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.44% 18.39% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 655 659
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £309 £275 £296
90th Percentile £563 £531 £505
England median daily rate £475 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 57
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.50 £25.00 £33.05
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £49.40
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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

JMeter
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Dorset +1 9 £375 -
Bristol -7 9 £403 +34.17% 1
Gloucestershire +11 3 - -
Wiltshire +12 1 £500 +53.85%
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20 (90.91%) Selenium
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) BDD
4 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
4 15 (68.18%) JIRA
5 12 (54.55%) NUnit
5 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 12 (54.55%) SpecFlow
6 11 (50.00%) QA
6 11 (50.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (40.91%) Java
7 9 (40.91%) C#
7 9 (40.91%) .NET
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 5 (22.73%) Gatling
10 5 (22.73%) The Grinder
10 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) JUnit
11 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 4 (18.18%) Scala
11 4 (18.18%) QA Automation
11 4 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
12 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting

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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.55%) npm
1 1 (4.55%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) JIRA
3 12 (54.55%) NUnit
3 12 (54.55%) SpecFlow
3 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 11 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
6 5 (22.73%) Gatling
6 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (22.73%) JUnit
6 5 (22.73%) The Grinder
7 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 2 (9.09%) Travis CI
8 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
9 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
9 1 (4.55%) TestNG
9 1 (4.55%) WebPagetest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Automation Test Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Redux
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.55%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
1 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) BDD
4 15 (68.18%) Performance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (18.18%) QA Automation
8 3 (13.64%) DevOps
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Stress Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 2 (9.09%) MVC
9 2 (9.09%) OO
9 2 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Opsview
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.55%) Veracode