Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 175 178
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +38
Contract jobs citing JMeter 51 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.36% 2.27% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 17
South West median daily rate £444 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +5.49% -0.91%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
90th Percentile £575 £500 £585
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -31.67% - -

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 1,169 927 965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.65% 16.65% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 582 658
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £563 £525 £527
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 32 40
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -2.60% +2.74%
10th Percentile £35.86 £32.55 £24.72
90th Percentile £50.08 £57.90 £51.66
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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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 November 2018.

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 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 -3 22 £488 -2.50%
Bristol -1 11 £413 -5.71% 6
Gloucestershire -13 7 £550 +15.79% 1
Somerset -5 5 £400 -0.62% 5
Devon - 4 - -
Dorset - 2 £350 - 1
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 29 (56.86%) Selenium
4 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 19 (37.25%) Python
6 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 16 (31.37%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (31.37%) Performance Testing
8 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
9 14 (27.45%) Linux
9 14 (27.45%) TDD
9 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
10 13 (25.49%) Sauce Labs
10 13 (25.49%) Finance
11 11 (21.57%) C#
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
11 11 (21.57%) QA
11 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
11 11 (21.57%) Veracode
11 11 (21.57%) Bitbucket
12 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
12 10 (19.61%) Docker
12 10 (19.61%) DevOps
12 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
12 10 (19.61%) Terraform
12 10 (19.61%) Banking
12 10 (19.61%) BDD
12 10 (19.61%) Web Services

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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 (7.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.88%) Mule
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Sauce Labs
2 9 (17.65%) NuGet
3 7 (13.73%) Apigee
3 7 (13.73%) npm
4 6 (11.76%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.96%) Route 53
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.96%) SSH
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (9.80%) RDBMS
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) Apache Accumulo
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) Selenium
2 24 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 15 (29.41%) Cucumber
5 14 (27.45%) SpecFlow
6 11 (21.57%) Bitbucket
7 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
8 9 (17.65%) JIRA
9 8 (15.69%) NUnit
10 7 (13.73%) JUnit
11 6 (11.76%) Gatling
11 6 (11.76%) SonarQube
11 6 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
12 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
12 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 4 (7.84%) Maven
13 4 (7.84%) WATIR
14 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Tester
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Test Leader
5 6 (11.76%) Test Specialist
6 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Java Automation Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 9 (17.65%) REST
3 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.73%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) JSON
3 7 (13.73%) Middleware
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 7 (13.73%) XML
4 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.80%) CSS
5 5 (9.80%) React
5 5 (9.80%) Sass
5 5 (9.80%) XSD
6 4 (7.84%) Spring
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Core
7 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (5.88%) HTML5
7 3 (5.88%) NHibernate
7 3 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.80%) DataPower
1 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.84%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (31.37%) Performance Testing
4 14 (27.45%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) BDD
5 10 (19.61%) DevOps
6 8 (15.69%) Manual Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Performance Engineering
7 7 (13.73%) Microservices
7 7 (13.73%) SDET
7 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Python
2 16 (31.37%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) SQL
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 5 (9.80%) VB
7 4 (7.84%) Perl
8 3 (5.88%) C
8 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
1 10 (19.61%) Terraform
2 6 (11.76%) Grafana
3 5 (9.80%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.88%) Puppet
5 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.92%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (3.92%) Kibana
5 2 (3.92%) logstash
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Veracode
2 7 (13.73%) AppDynamics
3 6 (11.76%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) CA
4 5 (9.80%) Micro Focus
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (5.88%) hybris
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (3.92%) Dynatrace
7 2 (3.92%) Google