Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 164 174
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +32
Contract jobs citing JMeter 60 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.94% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.96% 3.01% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 26
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.81% -1.79%
10th Percentile £356 £315 £300
90th Percentile £555 £500 £641
England median daily rate £450 £450 £405
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -8.47%
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 1,209 863 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.97% 16.34% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 552 647
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £533
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 25 44
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -1.44% -0.12%
10th Percentile £36.75 £35.50 £26.88
90th Percentile £56.50 £48.75 £53.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%

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

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Wiltshire -19 24 £450 -10.00% 7
Bristol -5 16 £413 -8.33% 9
Somerset -1 8 £400 -0.62% 5
Gloucestershire -11 6 £550 +15.79%
Dorset +2 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Devon - 3 - - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 36 (60.00%) Selenium
4 26 (43.33%) Java
5 24 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 23 (38.33%) Performance Testing
6 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
8 21 (35.00%) Web Services
9 19 (31.67%) SoapUI
10 18 (30.00%) SQL
10 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
11 17 (28.33%) JIRA
11 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
12 16 (26.67%) TDD
13 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
14 13 (21.67%) Python
14 13 (21.67%) DevOps
15 12 (20.00%) BDD
15 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
15 12 (20.00%) QA
16 11 (18.33%) Test Management
16 11 (18.33%) Finance
16 11 (18.33%) Scrum
16 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
17 10 (16.67%) HTML
17 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
17 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
18 9 (15.00%) C#

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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.00%) Mule
3 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) Apigee
2 7 (11.67%) GitHub
3 6 (10.00%) SaaS
3 6 (10.00%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.67%) NuGet
5 3 (5.00%) npm
6 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.67%) Boomi
7 1 (1.67%) Route 53
7 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.67%) SSH
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Apache Accumulo
1 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (60.00%) Selenium
2 24 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (36.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (31.67%) SoapUI
5 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 17 (28.33%) JIRA
7 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
8 9 (15.00%) LoadRunner
9 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
10 7 (11.67%) Bitbucket
10 7 (11.67%) Maven
10 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 6 (10.00%) Hudson
11 6 (10.00%) NUnit
12 5 (8.33%) JUnit
13 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
13 4 (6.67%) NeoLoad
13 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (6.67%) WATIR
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Tester
2 16 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Leader
5 6 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Performance Tester
7 4 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.00%) Web Services
2 10 (16.67%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 8 (13.33%) CSS
3 8 (13.33%) SOAP
4 7 (11.67%) Gherkin
4 7 (11.67%) REST
5 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (8.33%) JSON
6 5 (8.33%) Middleware
6 5 (8.33%) React
6 5 (8.33%) Sass
6 5 (8.33%) Taurus
6 5 (8.33%) XML
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (6.67%) Spring
8 3 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.00%) DataPower
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 23 (38.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (38.33%) Performance Testing
4 16 (26.67%) TDD
5 14 (23.33%) Manual Testing
6 13 (21.67%) DevOps
7 12 (20.00%) BDD
8 11 (18.33%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 11 (18.33%) Test Management
9 8 (13.33%) Microservices
10 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.67%) Performance Engineering
11 6 (10.00%) API Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (10.00%) SDET
12 5 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) Python
5 9 (15.00%) C#
6 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.67%) VB
7 5 (8.33%) Ruby
8 4 (6.67%) C++
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) VBScript
9 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.00%) ISEB
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (10.00%) Terraform
2 4 (6.67%) HP ALM
3 3 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (3.33%) Grafana
4 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.33%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (3.33%) Kibana
4 2 (3.33%) logstash
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) hybris
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Veracode
3 4 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (6.67%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.00%) CA
4 3 (5.00%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.00%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.67%) Dell