The first table below looks at the demand for JMeter skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JMeter over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 183 216 207
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -9
Contract jobs citing JMeter 12 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.042% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 0.36% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£333 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £425 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
800 822 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.74% 11.57% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 618 618
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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JMeter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JMeter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JMeter
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region.

JMeter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JMeter
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JMeter across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

JMeter Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JMeter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter.

1 21 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
2 12 (34.29%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
3 11 (31.43%) JIRA
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 9 (25.71%) QA
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 6 (17.14%) Stress Testing
8 6 (17.14%) SOAP
8 6 (17.14%) Windows
8 6 (17.14%) ISEB
8 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
8 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.29%) Games
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) HP

JMeter
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JMeter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JMeter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Mule
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LDAP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) NetScreen
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) DB2
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) KDB
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (34.29%) WebDriver
3 11 (31.43%) JIRA
4 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (17.14%) LoadRunner
6 4 (11.43%) JUnit
6 4 (11.43%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
7 3 (8.57%) LoadUI
8 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.71%) PhantomJS
8 2 (5.71%) Fiddler
8 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.71%) WATIR
9 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Tester
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tester
3 6 (17.14%) QA Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) Apache Camel
3 4 (11.43%) J2EE
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) Memcached
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) CORBA
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) FIXML
6 1 (2.86%) Xerces
6 1 (2.86%) Xalan
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) wxWidgets
6 1 (2.86%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.29%) Online Games
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Social Network
3 4 (11.43%) E-Learning
4 3 (8.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
5 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.86%) Derivative
6 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.86%) Statistics
6 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.86%) Blog
6 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Scrum
2 10 (28.57%) TDD
3 9 (25.71%) BDD
4 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
5 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (17.14%) Stress Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Load Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 5 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Lisp
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C-shell
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Korn
7 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
1 1 (2.86%) Squid
1 1 (2.86%) Xen
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) qmail
1 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.86%) OpenSSH
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Informatica
4 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 2 (5.71%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) Tripwire
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) Akamai
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Murex
5 1 (2.86%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.86%) Nokia
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO