Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 188 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +160
Contract jobs citing JMeter 25 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.16% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.63% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £369 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.02% - -
England median daily rate £450 £405 £443
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.47% +17.61%
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 688 802 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.58% 14.57% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 425 234
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £220
90th Percentile £575 £510 £488
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -21.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.42 £19.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%

JMeter
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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 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
Birmingham +14 14 £513 +4.81%
Warwickshire - 5 £325 -
Coventry +11 3 £325 +13.04%
Shropshire +12 1 - -
JMeter
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (64.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) GitLab
5 14 (56.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (56.00%) Linux
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
7 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (44.00%) PKI
8 10 (40.00%) Subversion
8 10 (40.00%) JSON
8 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
8 10 (40.00%) Serena
8 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 10 (40.00%) Unix
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) CA
8 10 (40.00%) Tivoli
8 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
8 10 (40.00%) Nagios
8 10 (40.00%) Middleware
8 10 (40.00%) Micro Focus
8 10 (40.00%) Puppet
8 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
8 10 (40.00%) Splunk
8 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation

JMeter
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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
2 14 (56.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (56.00%) GitLab
3 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
5 10 (40.00%) Subversion
5 10 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (8.00%) Gatling
9 2 (8.00%) JUnit
9 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
10 1 (4.00%) Burp Suite
10 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
10 1 (4.00%) JIRA
10 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
10 1 (4.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) JSON
1 10 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) SOAP
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) PKI
2 6 (24.00%) DataPower
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (64.00%) DevOps
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 10 (40.00%) Release Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (16.00%) High Availability
7 4 (16.00%) Migration
7 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) WAI
2 1 (4.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Ansible
1 10 (40.00%) Graylog
1 10 (40.00%) logstash
1 10 (40.00%) Nagios
1 10 (40.00%) Puppet
1 10 (40.00%) Rundeck
1 10 (40.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (16.00%) Consul
3 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (16.00%) Packer
3 4 (16.00%) Terraform
4 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) CA
1 10 (40.00%) Micro Focus
1 10 (40.00%) Serena
1 10 (40.00%) Splunk
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Teradata
3 4 (16.00%) Google
3 4 (16.00%) WSO2
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) HP