Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 1.27% 1.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.00% 5.17% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £311 £264 £296
90th Percentile £459 £425 £425
UK median daily rate £438 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.05% +17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 267 348 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.71% 24.59% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 258 298
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Wales median hourly rate £39.07 £55.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% +86.44% -
10th Percentile £22.93 £27.70 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.19 £59.50 £62.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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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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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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 -6 7 £350 -6.67% 1
West Wales - 1 £350 -
JMeter
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JMeter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Teradata
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) SAS
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) .NET

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Testing Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata