Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 11 December 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 89 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 0 +10
Contract jobs citing JMeter 5 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 0.65% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 2.96% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 14
Wales median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £291 £311 £264
90th Percentile £405 £459 £425
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -63.33% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 493 270 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.33% 22.09% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 190 256
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £39.07 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.42% -28.96% +86.44%
UK 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 Wales

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JMeter in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the Wales region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
South Wales -23 5 £325 -7.14% 2
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PHP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Product Management
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle