Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 500 466 390
Rank change year-on-year -34 -76 +64
Contract jobs citing JMeter 390 285 212
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 2.43% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 194 152
10th Percentile £376 £338 £313
25th Percentile £413 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £446 £439
Median % change year-on-year +12.04% +1.71% +0.29%
75th Percentile £584 £517 £500
90th Percentile £625 £575 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15,449 11,749 7,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.71% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,823 7,905 5,326
10th Percentile £400 £350 £331
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £590 £588
90th Percentile £750 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 202 101
10th Percentile £36.00 £25.50 £19.84
25th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £52.70 £48.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +8.67% +2.09% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65.00 £58.41 £55.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £65.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £45.91
% change year-on-year +15.79% +3.46% +2.02%

JMeter
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JMeter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JMeter.

Daily rate trend for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JMeter over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JMeter in the UK

JMeter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JMeter.

Hourly rate trend for JMeter in the UK

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Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the UK over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -16 312 £525 +16.67% 50
Work from Home -62 204 £460 +3.95% 16
UK excluding London -27 146 £475 +11.76% 32
London -41 139 £565 +18.95% 18
South East -11 40 £463 -2.63% 6
North of England -48 36 £513 +13.89% 11
Midlands -15 33 £450 +32.35% 7
North West -23 31 £488 +9.55% 5
West Midlands -28 20 £431 +30.11% 6
East of England -14 19 £513 +24.09% 5
East Midlands -2 8 £494 +31.67%
South West -16 8 £430 -4.44% 3
Wales -4 7 £388 -20.92%
Scotland -28 4 £525 +32.91%
Yorkshire -36 4 £600 +54.84% 4
North East -18 1 £475 -9.09% 2

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for JMeter.

1 205 (52.56%) Test Automation
2 201 (51.54%) Agile
3 185 (47.44%) Selenium
4 149 (38.21%) Performance Testing
4 149 (38.21%) Java
5 117 (30.00%) JIRA
6 115 (29.49%) CI/CD
7 112 (28.72%) QA
8 104 (26.67%) Azure
8 104 (26.67%) Postman
9 102 (26.15%) SQL
10 101 (25.90%) JavaScript
11 100 (25.64%) DevOps
12 93 (23.85%) Non-Functional Testing
13 91 (23.33%) Cucumber
14 90 (23.08%) Jenkins
15 89 (22.82%) REST
16 85 (21.79%) Git (software)
17 84 (21.54%) BDD
18 79 (20.26%) Gatling
19 77 (19.74%) C#
20 76 (19.49%) Finance
20 76 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
21 75 (19.23%) Microservices
22 71 (18.21%) Docker
22 71 (18.21%) Security Cleared
22 71 (18.21%) .NET
23 68 (17.44%) Social Skills
24 67 (17.18%) AWS
25 66 (16.92%) Confluence

JMeter
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 66 (16.92%) Confluence
2 8 (2.05%) Apache Solr
3 7 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.54%) Alfresco
4 6 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.28%) Mule
6 4 (1.03%) Apache
6 4 (1.03%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.77%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.51%) Mendix
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Qpid
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.77%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.51%) Magento
3 2 (0.51%) Shopify
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 104 (26.67%) Azure
2 67 (17.18%) AWS
3 40 (10.26%) Azure DevOps
4 39 (10.00%) BrowserStack
5 31 (7.95%) Sauce Labs
6 19 (4.87%) GitHub
7 15 (3.85%) BlazeMeter
7 15 (3.85%) SaaS
8 11 (2.82%) Tricentis Tosca
9 10 (2.56%) Serverless
10 9 (2.31%) SAP Commerce Cloud
11 7 (1.79%) Azure Service Fabric
12 6 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.54%) PaaS
13 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.28%) Azure Monitor
13 5 (1.28%) GCP
14 4 (1.03%) Azure Service Bus
14 4 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.64%) HTTP
2 4 (1.03%) DNS
3 3 (0.77%) DHCP
3 3 (0.77%) RTP
3 3 (0.77%) VoIP
3 3 (0.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.51%) FTP
4 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.51%) Intranet
4 2 (0.51%) SMTP
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) LAN
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.38%) MySQL
2 19 (4.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.79%) Big Data
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.54%) Redis
8 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.28%) DB2
8 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.51%) DbVisualizer
11 2 (0.51%) GIS
12 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 185 (47.44%) Selenium
2 117 (30.00%) JIRA
3 104 (26.67%) Postman
4 91 (23.33%) Cucumber
5 90 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 85 (21.79%) Git (software)
7 79 (20.26%) Gatling
8 66 (16.92%) SoapUI
9 61 (15.64%) Cypress.io
10 58 (14.87%) SpecFlow
11 56 (14.36%) LoadRunner
12 49 (12.56%) JUnit
13 36 (9.23%) TestCafe
14 33 (8.46%) Maven
14 33 (8.46%) Protractor
15 32 (8.21%) WebDriver
16 27 (6.92%) REST Assured
17 25 (6.41%) NeoLoad
18 16 (4.10%) GitLab
19 14 (3.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 76 (19.49%) Finance
2 68 (17.44%) Social Skills
3 50 (12.82%) Public Sector
4 31 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.62%) Retail
6 15 (3.85%) Banking
7 8 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (1.28%) Billing
9 4 (1.03%) Games
9 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.77%) Law
10 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Local Government
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (21.03%) Tester
2 64 (16.41%) Developer
3 60 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 50 (12.82%) QA Engineer
5 44 (11.28%) Analyst
6 41 (10.51%) Test Analyst
7 39 (10.00%) Performance Tester
8 25 (6.41%) Automation Tester
8 25 (6.41%) Performance Engineer
9 20 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 19 (4.87%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.87%) Performance Test Engineer
11 17 (4.36%) Consultant
11 17 (4.36%) Test Consultant
12 16 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.85%) Developer in Test
13 15 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (3.33%) Senior Developer
14 13 (3.33%) Test Leader
15 11 (2.82%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.82%) REST
2 71 (18.21%) .NET
3 55 (14.10%) SOAP
4 54 (13.85%) React
5 44 (11.28%) Swagger
6 43 (11.03%) JSON
6 43 (11.03%) Spring
7 37 (9.49%) AngularJS
7 37 (9.49%) RESTful
8 34 (8.72%) XML
9 29 (7.44%) Web Services
10 28 (7.18%) HTML
11 27 (6.92%) CSS
12 24 (6.15%) Gherkin
12 24 (6.15%) Spring Boot
13 19 (4.87%) JMS
14 18 (4.62%) Spring Batch
15 15 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (3.85%) Hibernate
16 14 (3.59%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.08%) User Experience
2 8 (2.05%) NHS
2 8 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.03%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.77%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (0.51%) W3C
7 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.26%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.26%) Derivative
7 1 (0.26%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.26%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.03%) Linux
2 18 (4.62%) Unix
3 10 (2.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.77%) CentOS
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.51%) Android
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (52.56%) Test Automation
2 201 (51.54%) Agile
3 149 (38.21%) Performance Testing
4 115 (29.49%) CI/CD
5 100 (25.64%) DevOps
6 93 (23.85%) Non-Functional Testing
7 84 (21.54%) BDD
8 76 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (19.23%) Microservices
10 55 (14.10%) Scrum
10 55 (14.10%) TDD
11 51 (13.08%) API Testing
12 49 (12.56%) Test Strategy
13 48 (12.31%) SDLC
14 46 (11.79%) Test Scripting
15 45 (11.54%) Software Testing
16 42 (10.77%) Fintech
17 38 (9.74%) Analytics
18 35 (8.97%) Scenario Testing
18 35 (8.97%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 149 (38.21%) Java
2 102 (26.15%) SQL
3 101 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 77 (19.74%) C#
5 41 (10.51%) TypeScript
6 39 (10.00%) Python
7 20 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.08%) Bash
9 12 (3.08%) C
10 10 (2.56%) Groovy
11 9 (2.31%) ES6
11 9 (2.31%) Perl
12 7 (1.79%) PHP
12 7 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.54%) Scala
14 5 (1.28%) BeanShell
14 5 (1.28%) VB
15 4 (1.03%) Erlang
15 4 (1.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 71 (18.21%) Security Cleared
2 56 (14.36%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.15%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.79%) Degree
7 5 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.03%) ISEB
9 3 (0.77%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.77%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.26%) CISM
11 1 (0.26%) CISSP
11 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) HPE ATP
11 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (28.72%) QA
2 25 (6.41%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.77%) GDPR
4 3 (0.77%) GRC
5 2 (0.51%) WCAG
6 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 71 (18.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (12.31%) Kubernetes
2 26 (6.67%) Ansible
3 25 (6.41%) Terraform
4 24 (6.15%) Grafana
5 14 (3.59%) Kibana
6 10 (2.56%) Puppet
7 9 (2.31%) Nagios
8 8 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.79%) logstash
10 6 (1.54%) Prometheus
11 4 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (1.03%) Rancher
11 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.26%) Check_MK
13 1 (0.26%) Consul
13 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.26%) Opsgenie
13 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (10.51%) Oracle
2 34 (8.72%) AppDynamics
3 25 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.64%) Splunk
5 18 (4.62%) Dynatrace
5 18 (4.62%) SAP
6 13 (3.33%) Google
7 12 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.05%) Cadence
9 7 (1.79%) IBM
10 5 (1.28%) New Relic
10 5 (1.28%) Pega
11 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.03%) NetCracker
12 3 (0.77%) Adobe
12 3 (0.77%) Anaplan
12 3 (0.77%) Borland
12 3 (0.77%) Citrix
12 3 (0.77%) Dialogic
12 3 (0.77%) Sun