The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache JMeter
Rank 191 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing JMeter 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.95% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £241 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
812 842 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.62% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 637 586
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
3 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
5 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
6 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (19.35%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) ISEB
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
6 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
7 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
7 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (16.13%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.90%) Mule
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 9 (29.03%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) WebDriver
4 7 (22.58%) LoadRunner
5 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
6 4 (12.90%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (9.68%) LoadUI
8 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
8 2 (6.45%) JUnit
8 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.23%) TestDirector
9 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
9 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.23%) Xcode
9 1 (3.23%) NUnit
9 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Performance Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) SOAP
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 4 (12.90%) RESTful
2 4 (12.90%) Memcached
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Online Games
3 4 (12.90%) Social Network
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Data Conversion
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.45%) E-Learning
5 2 (6.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (3.23%) Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Blog
6 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.23%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Scrum
1 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
2 8 (25.81%) BDD
3 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Informatica
2 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) Murex
3 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
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