Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 204 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - +172
Contract jobs citing JMeter 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
West Midlands median daily rate £378 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.53% - -
England median daily rate £438 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +9.38% -6.98% +14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 708 941 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.88% 15.24% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 523 251
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £156
90th Percentile £560 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 27
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.40% -16.49%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £18.80
90th Percentile £45.25 £41.25 £43.75
England 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 the West Midlands

Job postings citing JMeter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JMeter in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JMeter in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JMeter in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JMeter in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JMeter within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Coventry +21 4 £313 +13.64%
Birmingham +5 4 £420 -16.00% 3
Warwickshire - 4 - -
Shropshire +19 2 £510 -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JMeter.

1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
4 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
7 6 (33.33%) DevOps
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) SOAP
9 4 (22.22%) Middleware
9 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (22.22%) CentOS
9 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (22.22%) Google
9 4 (22.22%) LoadUI
9 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
9 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (22.22%) WSO2
9 4 (22.22%) Puppet
9 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (22.22%) GitLab
9 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 4 (22.22%) Packer
9 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (22.22%) Terraform
9 4 (22.22%) Consul
9 4 (22.22%) Docker

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (22.22%) GitLab
3 4 (22.22%) LoadUI
3 4 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Gatling
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Burp Suite
6 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) Maven
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss Seam
4 1 (5.56%) JMX
4 1 (5.56%) JSF
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) Performance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) API Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Data Management
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WAI
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Consul
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 4 (22.22%) Packer
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Terraform
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Google
1 4 (22.22%) WSO2
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) HP