Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 97 113
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing JMeter 14 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.98% 0.74% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.93% 3.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Wales median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +17.24%
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £439
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.83% +9.69%
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 284 344 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.85% 23.06% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 265 288
Wales median daily rate £420 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £551 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £46.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.53% +41.58%
10th Percentile £32.50 £20.28 £19.75
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £69.25
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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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 24 February 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 +7 13 £475 +18.75% 2
West Wales - 1 £350 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
6 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 6 (42.86%) Selenium
7 6 (42.86%) C#
7 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
7 6 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
8 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
8 5 (35.71%) Law
8 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (35.71%) Banking
8 5 (35.71%) Wealth Management
8 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 4 (28.57%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
9 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 4 (28.57%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) JUnit
9 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) XML
9 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (28.57%) User Stories

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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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 2 (14.29%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Capybara
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Mockito
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) TestNG
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 11 (78.57%) Performance Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Test Strategy
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
6 6 (42.86%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (42.86%) Defect Management
7 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
7 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (35.71%) Wealth Management
8 4 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Microservices
8 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 4 (28.57%) User Stories
9 3 (21.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Informatica
1 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Teradata