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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache JMeter
Rank 178 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing JMeter 11 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 1.95% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Average daily rate
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£462 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £389 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
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
693 819 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 13.50% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 624 553
Average daily rate £425 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) Selenium
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) Finance
6 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
7 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (34.21%) QA
7 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
8 12 (31.58%) DevOps
9 11 (28.95%) UNIX
10 9 (23.68%) Web Services
11 8 (21.05%) Maven
11 8 (21.05%) BDD
12 7 (18.42%) JProfiler
12 7 (18.42%) Groovy
12 7 (18.42%) Subversion
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
12 7 (18.42%) SOAP
12 7 (18.42%) Perl
12 7 (18.42%) Ant
12 7 (18.42%) Apache
12 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
13 6 (15.79%) VisualVM
13 6 (15.79%) Gradle
13 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
13 6 (15.79%) JBoss
13 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 6 (15.79%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Mule
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) Maven
3 7 (18.42%) JProfiler
3 7 (18.42%) Subversion
3 7 (18.42%) Ant
3 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.79%) VisualVM
4 6 (15.79%) Gradle
4 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
6 4 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
7 3 (7.89%) JIRA
7 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
8 2 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Games
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Release Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) QA Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) SOAP
3 5 (13.16%) REST
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 3 (7.89%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Open Source
2 3 (7.89%) Online Games
3 1 (2.63%) Blog
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) TDD
2 19 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (39.47%) Test Automation
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
5 12 (31.58%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
7 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
10 2 (5.26%) RDF
10 2 (5.26%) CRM
10 2 (5.26%) System Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Test Management
10 2 (5.26%) Use Case
11 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Groovy
3 7 (18.42%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.53%) VB
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) VBScript
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) HP
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Cognos
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy
2 1 (2.63%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (2.63%) Splunk